WACCCA 2014 Workshop

Workshop on Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Change in Asia (WACCCA 2014)

14 – 15 July 2014 | University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Day 1: 14 July 2014

  1. Keynote:
    The Influence of Dynamics on the SCS and Possible Effect due to Climate Change by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Azizan Abu Samah

    Session I: Aerosol and Compositions

  2. Black Carbon Aerosol Size and Mixing State in Urban Atmosphere by Zhi NING
  3. Chemistry and Source Signatures in Atmospheric Aerosols of a South Asian City by K. F. Biswas* and Liaquat Husain
  4. Impacts of Chemical Characteristics on the Absorptive Properties of Long Range Transported Aerosol Particles Inferred from Direct Observations at Downwind Sites in Northeast Asia by Mylene G. Cayetano* and Young J. Kim
  5. Seasonal Source Apportionment of Ambient Air in Klang Valley Urban Environment: Particle Number Concentration, Chemical Composition and Ambient Conditions by Norhaniza Amil*, Md Firoz Khan and Mohd Talib Latif
  6. Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Anthropogenic Black Carbon Direct Radiative Forcing in Southeast Asia by Didin Agustian Permadi* and N.T. Kim Oanh
  7. Concentration of Selected Heavy Metals in the Surface Dust of Residential Buildings by T.Srithawirat*, M. T. Latif
  8. Keynote:
    Climate Change and Biomass Haze by Prof. Dr. Peter Brimblecombe

    Session II: Ozone and Other Trace Gases

  9. Characteristics of Tropical Rain-Forests Biomass and Its Impact on Climate Change by N. Aghamohammadi*, N. M. Sulaiman, M.K. Aroua and N. Aghamo-hammadi
  10. Bromocarbon during PESC09 by Mohd Shahrul Mohd Nadzir
  11. Analysis of the Relationship between Ambient Levels of O3, NO and NO2 as a Function of NOx in Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia by Samsuri Abdullah*, Marzuki Ismail and Fong Si Yuen
  12. Relation between Daily Maximum Temperature and Daily Maximum Ozone Concentration in Terengganu, Malaysia by Fong Si Yuen*, Marzuki Ismail and Samsuri Abdullah
  13. Exposure Assessment and Biological Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Exposed Workers in Manufacturing Industry in Selangor by Norshazira Umran*, Mazrura Sahani, Mokhtar Sabtu and Norhayati Mohd Tahir
  14. Climate Change Can Worsen Tiger-Human Conflict: A Case Study in Sundarbans Mangrove Forests, Bangladesh by Mohammad Zahirul Haque*, Sahibin Abd Rahim, Mazlin Bin Mokhtar, Rahmah Elfithri and Tukimat Lihan
  15. Keynote:
    Effects of Urbanisation on Local and Regional Climate by Prof. Dr. Johnny Chan

    Day 2: 15 July 2014
    Session III: Effects of Atmospheric Aerosol and Atmospheric Modelling

  16. The Southeast Asia Regional Climate Downscaling (SEACLID) / CORDEX Southeast Asia Project and Its Activities by Fredolin Tangang
  17. Concentration of Surfactants and Levoglucosan from Biomass Burning during Haze Episodes in Tin Mine Lake Area by Xinxin Guo* and Lai Peng Wang
  18. A Trend of Haze 2013 in Malaysia and Singapore by Seyedeh Roya Gorjifard* and Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman
  19. Surfactants in Sea-surface Microlayer and Marine Aerosols along the Malacca Straits by Mohd Talib Latif*, Nur Ili Hamizah.Mustaffa, Nurul Bahiyah Abd Wahid, Shoffian Amin Jaafar, Murad Ali Alsalahi and Masni Mohd Ali
  20. Exposure Assessment and Biological Monitoring of Lead Exposed Workers in Battery Manufacturing Industry in Selangor by Norazlan Baharom*, Mazrura Sahani, Asmah Ahmad, Norshazira Umran, Jamie Toh Su Lian and Sharif Lubis
  21. PAHs in Atmospheric Particulate Matter (PM10): Distribution and Health Risk Assessment by Norhayati Mohd Tahir
  22. Impact of Climate Change and Biogenic emissions on Tropospheric Chemistry in Southeast Asia by Justin Sentian
  23. Source Apportionment of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) by Mass Closure and Positive Matrix Factorization Models at a Tropical Semi-Urban Area by Md Firoz Khan* and Mohd Talib Latif