ARL Weekly News – November 6, 2020

ARL Weekly News – November 6, 2020 Recent Events Improvements to HYSPLIT User Interface Several usability improvements to HYSPLIT have been incorporated per user feedback. A ring radius and its center position can be specified through input fields. The location search now allows different view points, including the ability to enter a street address directly. A…

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ARL Weekly News – October 30, 2020

ARL Weekly News – October 30, 2020 Recent Events 2020 OAR Awards Recognize ARL-developed Locust Forecasting Application 2020 OAR Awards recognized ARL’s Mark Cohen and Rick Jiang in the Personal & Professional Excellence Category for developing the ARL’s Locust Forecasting Web Application for the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Late 2019 saw…

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ARL Weekly News – October 23, 2020

ARL Weekly News – October 23, 2020 Recent Events ARL Contribution to Air Quality Forecasting Capability Recognized in NOAA Administrator’s Awards. The 2020 NOAA Administrator’s Awards include recognition of the upgrade to the National Air Quality Forecasting Capability (NAQFC) developed jointly with ARL and NWS. ARL Awardees include ARL’s Pius Lee and Rick Saylor, joined…

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ARL Weekly News – October 16, 2020

ARL Weekly News – October 16, 2020. Upcoming Events FLAGG-MD Flights take place this week. ARL investigations aboard the University of Maryland’s Cessna aircraft will take their final flight of 2020 on October 21, weather dependent. Xinrong Ren (while not physically on the flights) and his colleagues at the University of Maryland, NIST (National Institute…

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ARL Weekly News – October 9, 2020

ARL Weekly News – October 9, 2020 Recent Events National Air Quality Forecasting Capability (NAQFC) Forecaster-Feedback Meeting The 16th annual National Air Quality Forecasting Capability (NAQFC) forecaster-feedback meeting held on Oct 8-9, 2020, included 82 local and international representatives. This annual event provides air quality forecasting modelers with the opportunity to exchange notes and evaluate…

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ARL Weekly News – September 25, 2020

ARL Weekly News – September 25, 2020 Recent Events Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) Upgrade Includes FV3 Dynamical Core NOAA’s Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) was upgraded on September 23, 2020 by the National Weather Service.  GEFSv12 now uses the Finite-Volume Cubed Sphere (FV3) dynamical core and includes an ensemble member that deterministically predicts global…

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