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MOVES and Related Models

Mobile Source Emission Factors Research

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This page contains information on mobile source emission factors research being conducted by EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Data and Testing Center. For further information or assistance regarding this web page, you can contact the EPA personnel listed below.

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EPA Reports

Light Duty Vehicles and Trucks Exhaust Emissions Reports

  • Kansas City PM Characterization Study (PDF) (462 pp, 20MB, EPA-420-R-08-009, April 2008) This contractor report summarizes the testing procedures, protocols and some preliminary results from emission testing light-duty vehicles in the Kansas City area during the summer of 2004 and the winter of 2004/2005.
    • Kansas City Appendices (ZIP)(44 MB, April 2008) These are the supporting documents and appendicies for the Kansas City PM Characterization Study.
      • For questions, contact: Carl Fulper at 734-214-4400 or Carl Fulper (fulper.carlr@epa.gov)
    • Kansas City Emission Database 1 (ZIP)(70 MB, April 2008) This is a relational database containing the vehicle information and aggregated emission information on tests conducted during the Kansas City test program. All tables are in the standard database format (*.DBF) which is usable by a variety of software. A user guide to table relationships and table definitions can be found in the MSOD User Guide and Reference (PDF) (192 pp, 4.3MB, EPA420-B-08-017, November 2008).  
      • For questions, contact: Carl Fulper at 734-214-4400 or Carl Fulper (fulper.carlr@epa.gov).
    •  Kansas City Emission Database II (ZIP)(101 MB, April 2008) This is a relational database contains the all second-by-second data gathered during the Kansas City test program. All tables are in the standard database format (*.DBF) which is usable by a variety of software. A user guide to table relationships and table definitions can be found in the MSOD User Guide and Reference (PDF) (192 pp, 4.3MB, EPA420-B-08-017, November 2008).
      • For questions, contact: Carl Fulper at 734-214-4400 or Carl Fulper (fulper.carlr@epa.gov).
  • Analysis of Particulate Matter Emissions from Light-Duty Gasoline Vehicles in Kansas City (PDF) (85 pp, 1.1MB, EPA-420-R-08-010, April 2008) This EPA report summarizes and analyzes the PM data from Kansas City PM Characterization Study conducted in 2004 and 2005. It supplements the Eastern Research Group contractor report to EPA which describes the details of the study and provides some preliminary results.
    • For questions, contact: Ed Nam at 734-214-4613 or Ed Nam (nam.ed@epa.gov).

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Evaporative Emissions Reports

Some of the research involved other partners such as the Coordinating Research Council (CRC) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for the E-77 suite of laboratory programs.  A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) was formed between the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE) which allowed for a synergistic effect on the field research. For questions, contact Connie Hart 734-214-4340, or hart.connie@epa.gov.

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Nonroad Reports

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