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CATNet: Training of Trainer on Ambient Air Monitoring QA/QC
18-23 October 2004, Pathumthani, Thailand

Course Description:

The course will be organized in the forms of presentations, discussions, small work groups and laboratory exercises. The training will be application-oriented emphasizing on the active participation of participants. Resource persons will play facilitative rather than directive roles in providing information and guiding discussions. Case studies will provide the participants with a more direct understanding of each subject and the ability to directly relate the subject to their specific situation.

Training Objectives:

  1. To introduce the fundamental concepts of ambient air monitoring and basic procedure of quality assurance
  2. To provide the skills for operation and calibration of the flow-measuring devices
  3. To present the reference methods presently specified by EPA for criteria pollutants
  4. To provide the basis for selection of monitoring methods for common pollutants in the ambient air
  5. To provide basic knowledge for monitoring network design, operation and maintenance
  6. To introduce the data acquisition and data management in the light of QA/QC
  7. To illustrate the theoretical knowledge with actual case studies in the region

Training Participants:

  • Those who will be the trainers of the course for CATNet-Asia
  • Those who do design/implement ambient air quality monitoring
  • Environmental officers for industry, environmental organizations
  • Researchers
  • Personnel in governmental air pollution control agencies who are involved with sampling and analysis of ambient air
  • Those who employed by government or local air pollution control agency

Training Delivery and Time:

The training will be conducted on October 18-23, 2004 in AIT, Pathumthani, Thailand. The main instructor of the course will be Dr.Kim Oanh

Training Organizer and Sponsorship:

The training is organized by CATNet-Asia (Clean Air Training Network for Asian Cities) and AIT, Thailand.

Sponsorship:

The training sponsors is: US EPA

LIMITED FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR SELECTED PARTICIPANTS


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Contact:

Mrs.Walailuck Borrell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 66-2-2982327
Fax: 66-2-2982357

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