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MOVES Workshops and Presentations

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MOVES Workshop 2011, June 14-16, 2011, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The U.S. EPA held a three-day workshop including EPA presentations on MOVES algorithms and default data, information on ways to use MOVES more efficiently for various purposes, and discussion of ideas and plans for MOVES future development.
6/2011 Describes the data sources for MOVES default national vehicle population, miles travelled, and activity patterns. Fleet & Activity Data in MOVES2010 (PDF) (37 pp, 467 KB, June 2011)
Describes source data and analysis used to develop emission rates for cars and light trucks in MOVES. Light-Duty Exhaust Emission Rates in MOVES2010 (PDF) (76 pp, 1545KB, June 2011)
Describes energy consumption rates in MOVES2010a and changes since MOVES2010 in how vehicles were categorized. Updates to Energy Rates and Sourcebin Distribution in MOVES2010a (PDF) (21 pp, 502KB, June 2011)
Describes source data and analysis used to develop emission rates for heavy trucks in MOVES. Development of Heavy-Duty Emission Rates for MOVES2010 (PDF) (46 pp, 747 KB, June 2011)
Describes how MOVES estimates vapor venting, liquid leaks and permeation of fuel vapors. The MOVES Approach to Modeling Evaporative Emissions (PDF) (27 pp, 439 KB, June 2011)
Describes how MOVES estimates the emission effect of gasoline fuel properties and how MOVES calculates emissions of air toxics. Fuel Effects & Air Toxics in MOVES2010 (PDF) (49 pp, 665 KB, June 2011)
Describes adjustment factors used in MOVES to estimate real world emissions. Exhaust Temperature, Air Conditioning and Inspection and Maintenance Adjustments in MOVES2010a (PDF) (60 pp, 1,259 KB, June 2011)
Details the impact of ambient temperature and humidity on MOVES emission results. MOVES Sensitivity Analysis: The Impacts of Temperature and Humidity on Emissions (PDF) (28 pp, 657 KB, June 2011)
Compares MOVES results and independent estimates of emissions and fuel consumption. MOVES Validation (PDF) (64 pp, 1,248 KB, June 2011)
Describes the structure of the MOVES software. MOVES Architecture: From the Ground Up (PDF) (21 pp, 332 KB, June 2011)
Describes how to automate MOVES runs and to run MOVES on multiple computers. MOVES Batch Computing using Workers on a Network (PDF) (26 pp, 399 KB, June 2011)
Provides step-by-step instructions for converting MOVES to run on a Linux operating system. Installing and Running MOVES on Linux (PDF) (52 pp, 749 KB, June 2011)
Describes how EPA has reduced run-time for large inventories by running MOVES in parallel using commercially-available, on-demand computing. Running MOVES in the Cloud (PDF) (21 pp, 475 KB, July 2011)
Describes an EPA tool that integrates MOVES with the SMOKE emission model to produce inputs appropriate for air quality models. SMOKE-MOVES (PDF) (34 pp, 1,055 KB, June 2011)
Describes how MOVES was run to generate background emission inventories. Using the Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) Model in Inventory Mode to Develop Regional On-Road Emission Inputs for Air Quality Modeling Applications (PDF) (31 pp, 868 KB, June 2011)
Describes how MOVES was run to generate emission inventories. Application of SMOKE-MOVES Integration Tool to Regional Air Quality Modeling (PDF) (38 pp, 6,109 KB, June 2011)
Provides context and a detailed example of how MOVES can be used to model emissions from a complex transportation project. Using MOVES for Project-level PM Hot-Spot Analyses (PDF) (50 pp, 2,045 KB, June 2011)
Describes MOVES training courses, written guidance, and other resources for MOVES users. MOVES Training and Guidance (PDF) (18 pp, 200KB, June 2011)
Describes EPA plans for future versions of MOVES. MOVES Development Plans (PDF) (10 pp, 120 KB, June 2011)
Describes a variety of work with MOVES. Helping MPOs with MOVES Inputs for Transportation Conformity (PDF) (9 pp, 624 KB, June 2011)
Describes a user-created tool that creates MOVES input files from travel demand model output. TDM2MOVES A Travel Demand Model Application to Generate Travel Activity Input Data for the MOVES Model (PDF) (32 pp, 4,162 KB, June 2011)
Describes challenges in using traffic simulation output as an input to MOVES. Integrating Second-by-Second Traffic Movement Data Generated from Traffic Simulation Models onto MOVES Project Level Analyses (PDF) (14 pp, 268 KB, June 2011)
Accompanied by a short video (traffic-animation.avi) illustrating the activity generated by traffic simulation models.
Describes a modeling approach in which MOVES results for about 200 counties were used to model the entire United States. MOVES2010a and Representative Counties (PDF) (8 pp, 275 KB, June 2011)
Describes how MOVES was run to generate national background emission inventories. National Inventory Development with MOVES (PDF) (7 pp, 51 KB, June 2011)
A list of one user’s suggestions for improving the MOVES model. Comments/Requests by Susan E. Hardy, MOVES Workshop June 14-16, Ann Arbor, MI (PDF) (2 pp, 198 KB, June 2011)

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Presentations & Workshops
2010 Presented at the International Symposium on Transport and Air Pollution, May 2010. Describes how to customize MOVES to model emissions outside the United States. U.S. EPA’s MOVES2010 vehicle emission model: Overview and Considerations for International Application (PDF) (7 pp, 165K)
3/2005 Workshop Materials: a one-day public workshop MOVES2004 model (ZIP) (3.4M)
3/2004 Presented at Coordinating Research Council On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, April 2004. Describes development of emission rates using the Modal Binning Approach. EPA Presentation: The MOVES Approach to Modal Emission Modeling (PDF) (30 pp, 496K)
Presented at Coordinating Research Council On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, April 2004. Summarizes analyses performed to populate the MOVES emission rate table for running energy consumption by motor vehicles. EPA Presentation: Medium and Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicle Modeling Using a Fuel Consumption Methodology (PDF) (27 pp, 640K)
Presented at Coordinating Research Council On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, April 2004. Describes development of a Fuel Consumption Methodology using the PERE model for Medium and Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles. EPA Presentation: Medium and Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicle Modeling Using a Fuel Consumption Methodology (PDF) (27 pp, 640K)
Presented at Coordinating Research Council On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, April 2004. Describes the PERE model for conventional as well as advanced technology vehicles. PERE will be used to forecast energy consumption for MOVES. EPA Presentation: Advanced Technology Vehicle Fuel Consumption Modeling in PERE (PDF) (28 pp, 676K)
Presented at Coordinating Research Council on On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, April 2004.  Describes the vehicle population and activity data being prepared for MOVES. EPA Presentation: MOVES Fleet & Activity Inputs 1999 Base Year (PDF) (17 pp, 404K)
Presented at Coordinating Research Council On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, April 2004.  Describes status of work on MOVES model. EPA Presentation: MOVES Update (PDF) (17 pp, 436K)

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