The DELTA Group

for the Detection and Evaluation of the Long-Range Transport of Aerosols

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| Primary Mission | Secondary Mission | Tertiary Mission | International |

Primary Mission:

Professor Tad Anderson, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Professor Catherine F. Cahill, Chemistry, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
Dr. Vasu Kilarnu, US EPA and NASA MISR Satellite Group

Dr. Ivan Proctor and AMS Group, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dr. Russell Schnell, Acting Director, CMDL, NOAA, Boulder, CO
Professor/Dean Mark H. Thiemens, Chemistry, University of California at  San Diego, CA
Dr. Al Thompson, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA


Secondary Mission:

Professor Alan Gertler, University of Nevada/Desert Research Institute (ultra fine aerosol components of diesel)
Mr. Bill Walden, CERP, McClellan Air Force Base (ultra fines aerosols in modern foundries)
Professor Kent Pinkerton, University of California, Davis (aerosols and health)
Ms. Jean Gazzinaga, Cardiovascular Disease Outreach, Resources and Epidemiology (CORE) Program, CA DPH/ UCSF (aerosols and health)
Dr. John Reuter, University of California, Davis Tahoe Research Group (fine aerosols and clarity at Lake Tahoe)
Dr. Dave Dietrich, Air Resource Specialists, Ft. Collins, Colorado (aerosol and visibility at US sites)
Mr. Tony VanCuren, Air Resources Board, Sacramento, CA (prescribed fire in the intermountain west)


Tertiary Mission:

Professor Ken Verosub, Geology, University of California, Davis (composition studies in sediment  cores)
Professor Dan Anderson, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis (toxic metals in Pelican feathers)
Professor/Dean James Shackelford, Material Sciences/Engineering, University of California, Davis



On-going projects through the United Nations’ Global Atmospheric Watch (GAW) in seven countries: Dr. John Miller, UN, Geneva
Bilateral agreements through University of California Pacific Rim (five Asian and two Latin American countries)
INDOEX 1999 (Indian Ocean)
ACE Asia (Western Pacific) 2001-2003