ARL Weekly News – June 25, 2021

ARL Weekly News – June 25, 2021 Recent Events 2021 HYSPLIT Workshop Trains New Users The 2021 Annual HYSPLIT Workshop was conducted entirely online, as was piloted last year due to COVID-19. The Workshop was presented over four days, from June 15-18, 2021, reaching over 250 people in real time, with about 100 other participants tuning…

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ARL Weekly News – June 18, 2021

ARL Weekly News – June 18, 2021 Recent Events HYSPLIT Workshop Recordings Available Last week’s workshop is now online, for those who missed portions.  Visit: 2021 Online HYSPLIT Workshop Chemtool Plant Fire Response Informed by HYSPLIT A massive chemical fire started on Monday, June 12, 2021 at the Chemtool plant in Rockton, Illinois. The nature…

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ARL Weekly News – June 11, 2021

ARL Weekly News – June 11, 2021 Recent Events Boundary Layer Workshop Temple Lee, Michael Buban, LaToya Myles, Bruce Baker, and Rick Saylor participated in the Second Boundary Layer Workshop, hosted by Tilden Meyers and David Turner on 1-2 June. The workshop sought to prioritize scientific questions associated with the atmospheric boundary layer and to…

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ARL Weekly News – June 4, 2021

ARL Weekly News – June 4, 2021 Recent Events Summer Interns: Alanna Goodell. Alanna Goodell, a rising senior majoring in Environmental Engineering from Northern Arizona University, started to work at ARL as an intern through the NOAA Lapenta Internship Program. She is working with Winston Luke and Xinrong Ren on a research project to characterize…

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ARL Weekly News – May 28, 2021

ARL Weekly News – May 28, 2021 Upcoming Events HYSPLIT User Workshop June 15-18, 2021 A four-day HYSPLIT workshop will be given online from June 15 to 18, 2021. Monday, June 14, is set aside as a pre-workshop day for illustrating HYSPLIT installation and answering installation questions. The virtual workshop will be focused on the…

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ARL Weekly News – May 21, 2021

ARL Weekly News – May 21, 2021 Recent Events National Atmospheric Deposition Program Spring Meeting From May 10-14, and May 19 Winston Luke convened and hosted significant portions of the Spring meeting of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP). Originally to be held in Madison, WI, the meeting was instead attended virtually by over 80…

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ARL Weekly News – May 14, 2021

ARL Weekly News – May 14, 2021 Recent Events Papers Published Patrick Campbell coauthors a recent GRL paper: US COVID-19 shutdown shows importance of background NO2 in inferring nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from satellite NO2 observations. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2021GL092783 Abstract: Satellite nitrogen dioxide (NO2) measurements are used extensively to infer nitrogen oxide emissions and their trends, but…

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ARL Weekly News – May 7, 2021

ARL Weekly News – May 7, 2021 Recent Events Papers Accepted: Bruce Baker is a Co-author on a paper that has been accepted by the Vadose Zone Journal  entitled: Developing a Strategy for the National Coordinated Soil Moisture Monitoring Network. Soil moisture is a critical land surface variable, impacting a wide variety of climatological, agricultural, and hydrological…

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ARL Weekly News – April 30, 2021

ARL Weekly News – April 30, 2021 Recent Events Lightning and Subvisible Discharges Produce Molecules that Cleanse the Atmosphere The paper entitled: Extreme oxidant amounts produced by lightning in storm clouds, was published in Science on April 29, 2021.  From the abstract: Lightning increases the atmosphere’s ability to cleanse itself by producing nitric oxide (NO),…

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