ARL Weekly News – August 9, 2019

ASMD A paper that HyunCheol Kim co-authored, entitled “Contrasting synoptic weather patterns between non-dust high particulate matter events and Asian dust events in Seoul, South Korea” is now available online from Atmospheric Environment. A second paper co-authored by Dr. Kim, titled “Detection of strong NOX emissions from fine-scale reconstruction of the OMI tropospheric NO2 product,”…

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ARL Weekly News – July 26, 2019

ARL Weekly News – July 26, 2019 ASMD ARL scientists started their modeling support for the FIREX-AQ field experiment, a joint venture led by NOAA and NASA. Dr. Tang attended its phase I deployment in Boise, ID to provide on-site forecast support. ARL’s Community Multiscale Air Quality Modeling System (CMAQ) model, primarily used in National…

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ARL Weekly News – July 19, 2019

ARL Weekly News – July 19, 2019 ASMD Dr. Winston Luke conducted a site visit at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) in Hawaii. While there, he collaborated with MLO staff and Dr. Akane Yamakawa to install equipment to collect samples of atmospheric mercury species for the determination of their isotopic composition by mass spectrometry techniques.…

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ARL Weekly News – July 12, 2019

ARL Weekly News – July 12, 2019 ATDD Temple Lee, Michael Buban, and Ed Dumas participated in the first intensive observation period of the Chequamegon Heterogeneous Ecosystem Energy-balance Study Enabled by a High-density Extensive Array of Detectors 2019 (CHEESEHEAD19) campaign from 8-12 July. The aim of CHEESEHEAD is to address the role of boundary-layer responses…

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ARL Weekly News – July 5, 2019

ARL Weekly News – July 5, 2019 HQ Allison Ring and Alice Crawford developed a prototype web page which produces HYSPLIT trajectory runs based on alerts produced by the volcanic cloud monitoring system at NESDIS-CIMSS (the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service – Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies). More information on the alerts…

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ARL Weekly News – June 28, 2019

ARL Weekly News – June 28, 2019 ATDD OAR/ARL/ATDD will participate along with OAR/PSD, OAR/NSSL, and OAR/GSD in the Chequamegon Heterogeneous Ecosystem Energy-balance Study Enabled by a High-density Extensive Array of Detectors (CHEESEHEAD). This intensive field-campaign (sponsored by the National Science Foundation) is designed specifically to address long-standing questions regarding the role of atmospheric boundary-layer…

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ARL Weekly News – June 21, 2019

ARL Weekly News – June 21, 2019 ATDD LaToya Myles is co-author on a new research paper entitled “Developing scientists as champions of diversity to transform the geosciences” in the Journal of Geoscience Education. The paper describes National Science Foundation-supported professional development workshops, Geo Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD) Institutes, which provided geoscience leaders…

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ARL Weekly News – June 14, 2019

ARL Weekly News – June 14, 2019 HQ On June 10, 2019, Rick Jiang, Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager and ARL System Owner, briefed the results of FY2019 IT Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities to OAR’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, Gary Matlock, and Assistant Chief Information Officer, Jeremy Warren. ARL’s Acting Deputy Director,…

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ARL Weekly News – June 7, 2019

ARL Weekly News – June 7, 2019 HQ The NCEP Acting Director gave final approval for the implementation of the HYSPLIT upgrade (NCEP version number 7.6) on June 12, 2019. The main features of this package are changes required to keep up with NCEP’s GFS upgrade, increases the GFS-HYSPLIT-formatted hybrid-level file horizontal resolution to quarter-degree,…

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