RIFM Colloquium - The Chemistry of Indoor Air Environments


Ray Wells, PhD, Team Leader, Gas and Vapor Team, Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave his presentation on The Chemistry Of Indoor Air Environments on April 12, 2006 at RIFM Headquarters. 
His presentation included a discussion of selected fragrance materials and the impact of hydroxyl ions, nitrates, and ozone. The chemistry of indoor air is critical to understanding many of the issues involved with Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), an area of increasing concern.
Dr. Wells articles include:
Ham, Proper, and Wells, 2006. Gas-phase chemistry of citronellol with ozone and OH radical: Rate constants and products. Atmospheric Environment. 40: 726-735.
Weschler, Wells, Poppendieck, Hubbard, and Pearce, 2006. Workshop Report: Indoor Chemistry and Health. Env. Health Persp. 114(3): 442-446.
Wells, 2005. Gas-phase chemistry of α-terpineol with ozone and OH radical: Rate constants and products. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 6937-6943.

Chemistry of Indoor Air Presentation RWells 041220