During the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) 2017 vendor Exhibit, themed “Transforming Connectivity,” Air Sciences was presented with the Professional Services Contractor of the Year award. The event was organized by LADWP to help promote economic development, diversity in contracting, and excellence in water and power services to the agency and residents of Los Angeles. Dr. Mark Schaaf (Air Sciences), as well as supporting subcontractor team member Dr. John Dickey (PlanTierra) and Mica Heilmann (Land IQ), accepted the award on the team’s behalf from Commissioner Noonan who praised Air Sciences for supporting “LADWP’s goal of providing opportunities to small-, minority-, and women-owned firms by effectively including and utilizing SBE, MBE, and WBE firms as its contractors.”
Meteorological station data remains one of the best tools for informing avalanche safety decisions. For recreationists and practitioners alike, everyone requires information specific to their plan for the day. But parsing through large station networks is often tedious, and information overload can actually limit the amount of information we internalize. Additionally, few recreationists understand the complexities at each station and looking at less than ideal data can be misleading.
Comstock Mining, Inc. is featured in the August 2015 issue of American BOSS Magazine. The article highlights Comstock’s sustainable business practices and commitment to the communities in the Comstock Lode Region. Air Sciences is proud to be a strategic partner of Comstock and to support the company’s efforts to develop their mines responsibly.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) defines particle pollution into two categories:
- PM10 – Particulate matter with a diameter less than 10 microns,
- PM2.5 – Particulate matter with a diameter less than 2.5 microns, also known as “fine particles.”