ARL Weekly News – September 28, 2018

FRD Sudheer Bhimireddy, a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas San Antonio, gave a GoToMeeting presentation this week on his research involving Large Eddy Simulations of tracer releases from Project Sagebrush. His initial work focuses on the daytime releases in Phase 1 of Project Sagebrush. Sudheer ultimately wants to add cloud buoyancy effects into…

ARL Weekly News – September 14, 2018

ARL Weekly News – September 14, 2018 HQ ARL’s HYSPLIT group presented “Then and Now: How HYSPLIT Changed the Course of Transport and Dispersion Modeling and Fundamentally Embedded Itself into both Research and Operational Decision-Making” at NOAA’s first General Modeling Meeting and Fair in College Park, Maryland. Coordinated by Dr. Alice Crawford, this exhibit on…

ARL Weekly News – August 31, 2018

ARL Weekly News – August 31, 2018 HQ On August 30, Alice Crawford presented a HYSPLIT overview during a departmental seminar organized by the University of Maryland’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. A paper titled “Methane Emissions from the Baltimore-Washington Area Based on Airborne Observations: Comparison to Emissions Inventories,” co-authored by Xinrong Ren et…

ARL Weekly News – August 24, 2018

ARL Weekly News – August 24, 2018 HQ ARL Acting Director Dr. Ariel Stein traveled to Boulder, Colorado, August 21-22 to meet with colleagues at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory as part of continued collaborations stemming from the joint lab summit earlier this year. FRD “Distinct Turbulence Structures in Stably Stratified Boundary Layers with Weak…

ARL Weekly News – August 17, 2018

ARL Weekly News – August 17, 2018 HQ Dr. Hyun Cheol Kim is traveling to South Korea August 21-31 for kick-off meetings related to three projects: “Development of top-down emission estimation framework based on artificial intelligence techniques,” “Source Apportionment of PM2.5 using Three-Dimensional Photochemical Models: Top-down adjustment of NOx and SO2 emissions,” and “Development of…

ARL Weekly News – August 10, 2018

ARL Weekly News – August 10, 2018 HQ From August 6-10, 2018, Xinrong Ren attended the 10th International Conference on Urban Climate/14th Symposium on the Urban Environment held at the City College of New York. He gave a talk titled, “Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New York City Based on Airborne Mass Balance Experiments” and presented…

ARL Weekly News – August 3, 2018

ARL Weekly News – August 3, 2018 HQ Student Science and Education Symposium Poster Judging: Alice Crawford and Glenn Rolph served as poster evaluators for the 2018 Student Science and Education Symposium, August 2, 2018, at NOAA Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Over 100 students participated in this year’s event and provided either oral presentations…

ARL Weekly News – July 27, 2018

ARL Weekly News – July 27, 2018 HQ Winston Luke traveled to the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in Moss Point, Mississippi from July 23-27. The NERR is home to one of ARL’s three sites in the National Atmospheric Deposition Program’s Atmospheric Monitoring Network. This maintenance trip focused on the inspection, calibration, and…

ARL Weekly News – July 20, 2018

ARL Weekly News – July 20, 2018 HQ WMO RSMC Dispersion Modeling Development: Glenn Rolph has been nominated to lead the effort to complete work on implementing the Transfer Coefficient Matrix (TCM) application developed at ARL for use within the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) Emergency Response Activities Program. The TCM application will allow more flexibility…