ARL Weekly News – January 22, 2021

Recent Events

HYSPLIT accomplishments and use cases in 2020 highlighted.

The versatility of HYSPLIT has been demonstrated in scenarios ranging from prescribed forest burns to chemical plants explosions and volcanic eruptions. Some more memorable use cases from 2020 are described here: HYSPLIT Accomplishments and Notable Use Cases in 2020.

HYSPLIT was also refined and improved throughout the year, which also included record usage and new operational use for locust forecasting.

AGU Awards and Honors Updates from LaToya Myles.

In her role as chair of the AGU Honors and Recognition Committee, LaToya Myles recently authored a post on From The Prow, an online conversation between AGU’s leaders and the broader Earth and space science community. Her post details updates to the Union’s honors program that will better showcase the depth and breadth of our community’s achievements around the world:

Recent Publications by ARL affiliated authors.

Kim, E., B.-U. Kim, H.C. Kim, and S. Kim: Direct and cross impacts of upwind emission control on downwind PM2.5 under various NH3 conditions in Northeast Asia, Environmental Pollution, 268 (2021) 115794, doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115794, 2021

Kang, Y.-H., S. You, M. Bae, E. Kim, C. Bae, K. Son, Y. Kim, B.-U. Kim, H.C. Kim, and S. Kim: Impact of anthropogenic pollution reductions due to COVID-19 on PM2.5 concentration, isolated impacts of meteorological change and emission reduction policies in Northeast Asia, Scientific Reports, 10, 22112, doi:10.1038/s41598-020-79088-2, 2020

Kim, E., B.-U. Kim, H.C. Kim, and S. Kim: Sensitivity of Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations in South Korea to Regional Ammonia Emissions in Northeast Asia, Environmental Pollution, 273 (2021) 116428, doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116428

Kim, B.-U., H.C. Kim, S. Kim: Effects of Vertical Turbulent Diffusivity on Regional PM2.5 and O3 source Contributions, Atmospheric Environment, 245 (2021) 118026doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.118026, 2021