Emissions Inventories (EMIS)

The Emissions Inventories curriculum is intended for learners who develop emissions inventories for various purposes.

In the left column, you’ll find entire e-learning courses. The right column provides the content of those same courses arranged by learning objective, for learners wanting to customize their learning plan or looking for more targeted training content. (It should be noted that training material is not yet available for all learning objectives.)
eLearning Courses

This course covers the process of developing an emission inventory.
eLearning Modules
(Listed by Learning Objective)

1. DEFINE AN EMISSIONS INVENTORY (FOUNDATIONAL)
Emissions Inventories

What is an Emissions Inventory

2. DESCRIBE THE GOALS, PURPOSE, AND USES OF THE NATIONAL EMISSIONS INVENTORY (NEI) (FOUNDATIONAL)
Purposes and Types of Emissions Inventories

3. EXPLAIN THE TYPES OF EMISSIONS INVENTORIES AND THEIR PURPOSES (FOUNDATIONAL)
Emissions Inventories Background Information

Purposes and Types of Emissions Inventories

4. LIST SOURCES COVERED UNDER INVENTORY DATA CATEGORIES (FOUNDATIONAL)
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5. DESCRIBE SOURCES OF DATA FOR BUILDING EMISSIONS INVENTORIES (FOUNDATIONAL)
Emissions Inventory Development

6. DESCRIBE THE GREENHOUSE GAS (GHG) REPORTING PROGRAM (FOUNDATIONAL)
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7. DESCRIBE STREAMLINING EFFORTS UNDER E-ENTERPRISE (COMBINED AIR EMISSIONS REPORTING (CAER)) (FOUNDATIONAL)
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8. APPLY THE AIR EMISSIONS REPORTING REQUIREMENT (AERR) RULE (INTERMEDIATE)
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9. SELECT EMISSIONS INVENTORY REPORTING TIERS AND CODES (INTERMEDIATE)
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10. EMPLOY EMISSIONS DATA AVAILABLE ON EPA'S INVENTORY HOMEPAGE (INTERMEDIATE)
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11. EMPLOY THE EMISSIONS INVENTORY SYSTEM (EIS) (INTERMEDIATE)
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12. DEVELOP AN INVENTORY PLAN (INTERMEDIATE)
Planning for an Emissions Inventory

Emissions Inventory QAQC Procedures

13. USE EMISSION MODELLING FRAMEWORK (EMF) (INTERMEDIATE)
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14. DESCRIBE HOW EPA DEVELOPS EMISSIONS FACTORS USING THE EMISSIONS FACTORS PROCEDURE DOCUMENT (INTERMEDIATE)
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15. EXPLAIN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR SIP EMISSIONS INVENTORIES FOR NAAQS AND REGIONAL HAZE ATTAINMENT PLANS (INTERMEDIATE)
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16. LIST AND DEFINE THE PARTS OF EPA'S EMISSIONS MODELING PLATFORMS (INTERMEDIATE)
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17. IDENTIFY PRIORITY SOURCE CATEGORIES FOR INVENTORY REVIEW AND DEVELOPMENT (INTERMEDIATE)
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18. DESCRIBE HOW TO DEVELOP SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH THAT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO SUPPORT THE NATIONAL EMISSIONS INVENTORY, SPECIATE, AND EMISSIONS FACTORS DEVELOPMENT (INTERMEDIATE)
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19. DEVELOP AN EMISSIONS FEES PROGRAM (INTERMEDIATE)
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20. CREATE AN EMISSIONS INVENTORY DATABASE AND COLLECTION PROGRAMS THAT COMPLY WITH EPA REQUIREMENTS (ADVANCED)
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21. DEVELOP DATA FOR NONPOINT SOURCES (ADVANCED)
Data Completeness

Nonpoint Survey

EPA Wagon Wheel Tool

Expected Pollutants

22. DEVELOP DATA FOR POINT SOURCES (ADVANCED)
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23. DEVELOP DATA FOR MOBILE SOURCES (ADVANCED)
Onroad and Nonroad Sources in the NEI

24. DEVELOP DATA FOR EVENTS SOURCES (ADVANCED)
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25. CREATE BIOGENICS EMISSIONS DATA (ADVANCED)
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26. CREATE FUTURE-YEAR EMISSIONS PROJECTIONS (ADVANCED)
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27. CONDUCT EMISSIONS MODELING (ADVANCED)
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28. DEVELOP INVENTORY FOR SIP (ADVANCED)
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29. EVALUATE SOURCES OF UNCERTAINTY IN EMISSIONS INVENTORIES (ADVANCED)
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30. SUBMIT DATA FOR NEI THROUGH EIS GATEWAY (ADVANCED)
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31. ANALYZE EIS OUTPUTS (ADVANCED)
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32. USE THE CAER COMMON EMISSIONS FORM (ADVANCED)
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