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Searchable directory of undergraduate and graduate school and department listings in specialties including agriculture, air quality, ecology, and environmental law. Also has advice and other resources for prospective students.

Certificates in Environmental Conservation, and Environmental Citizenship. Offers course contents and Frequent Asked Questions

Mission is to create environmentally and economically sustainable rural communities and regions through sound agriculture and trade policy. Supporting sustainable agriculture, reduced pesticide use, and related practices.

US nonprofit research center that conducts public policy research to reduce the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment. Information about projects, grant opportunities, and beneficial farm practices.

Provides information on the research on dryland degradation and desertification being undertaken by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) in support of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Blog of ideas, facts and opinions which aims to educate and entertain as well as discuss, in a stimulating and thought-provoking way, the topics of the day regarding agriculture and farming.

The European Network for the Durable Exploitation of Crop Protection Strategies aims to develop science-based sustainable, innovative pest control strategies to reduce pesticide use in agriculture.

A leading centre of expertise in questions related to air pollution. Established in 1969, it is an independent foundation specialized in most issues of air pollution on national and international levels. (Language: Norwegian)

Describes the mandatory vehicle emissions testing program in the Denver-Boulder area of Colorado, including maps to emissions stations, testing requirements, help for failing vehicles and tips to keep from becoming a gross polluter.

The State and Territorial Air Pollution Program Administrators (STAPPA) and the Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials (ALAPCO) are national associations representing air pollution control agencies in the 54 U.S. states/territories and over 150 major metropolitan areas. Site has information and links.

Information service on diesel exhaust emissions, emission control technologies, diesel engines, fuels, and related topics.

Provides information about the PAMZ, a non-profit multi-stakeholder organization established to manage and monitor air quality issues in central Alberta, Canada.

The BAAQMD (District) is the regional, government agency that regulates sources of air pollution within the nine San Francisco Bay Area Counties.

A nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring clean air and healthy environments in the United States through scientific research, public education, and legal advocacy.

A list of air quality and air pollution dispersion models with descriptions, details and contacts for obtaining further information. Most of the listed models were developed in Germany, and the StadtKlima Association is headquartered at the University of Freiburg in Germany.

A firm headquartered in Lahaina, Hawaii, USA and offering air dispersion modeling software focused primarily upon the regulatory requirements of Germany.

A firm based in Hungary that provides atmospheric environmental impact assessments for Central Europe based on local meteorological data and relevant models.

A multinational company, based in St. Denis, France, offering technology solutions and consulting services in the field of computational fluid dynamics including air dispersion modeling for environmental impact studies, accidental releases, and risk assessments.

Services include stack testing, stationary source isokinetic sampling, continuous emission monitoring, compliance permitting, air toxics pollution emission sampling, ambient air quality dispersion modeling. Located in Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA.

These consultants, located in Italy, provide a number of air dispersion models. Includes an online Gaussian dispersion model called Tox-Flam, for releases of inert buoyant pollutants into a mixing layer of a user-specified height.

An air quality consulting firm, headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA with other offices in Arizona and Wyoming. Their services include air dispersion modeling for determining: ambient impacts for permitting industrial sources, impacts of cooling tower plumes, impacts of complex terrain on pollutant dispersion, mobile source impacts, and toxic air pollutant exposures.

Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, TEI provides consulting for air quality and noise issues. Their services include: permit applications; siting and feasibility studies; environmental impact assessments; and technical support tasks such as air dispersion and noise modeling, planning, and monitoring.

A consultant firm in Dayton, Texas, USA that provides litigation support and expert witness testimony to environmental lawyers and to insurance companies for either plaintiffs or defendants in court cases that involve air dispersion and air quality modeling.

WebMET is a repository of meteorological data for air dispersion models such as ISCST3, ISC-PRIME and AERMOD, as well as for digital elevation terrain data. The data covers the entire United States and can be downloaded free of charge. The site is sponsored by Lakes Environmental located in Ontario, Canada.

Chemical and environmental consultants based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA whose services include air dispersion modeling used for: air permitting, accidental release modeling, and risk assessments.

A scientific and regulatory consulting firm, headquartered in Washington,DC, whose services include air dispersion modeling.

Vector AS is based in T√łnsberg, Norway and offers air dispersion modeling using WindSim, which is a flow and dispersion simulator for complex terrain using computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

A group of environmental consultants headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Their services include the use of air dispersion modeling in support of health risk assessments.

Consultants (in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) with expertise in: air dispersion modeling, off-site consequence analysis, fire and explosion, and other safety problems. For dispersion modeling, the firm uses ADORA (Atmospheric Dispersion of Reacting Agents) ... a model with complex thermodynamics and chemical reactions.

Lakewood, Colorado. Offering services in air quality aspects of environmental impact studies, meteorological monitoring, dispersion modeling, visibility degradation analysis, and permitting of industrial facilities. The models utilized include SCREEN3, ISCST3, CALPUFF, VISCREEN, PLUVUE, and IWAQM.