ARL Weekly News – April 9, 2021

ARL Weekly News – April 9, 2021 Upcoming Events National Air Quality Forecast Capability Delivery Begins. ARL is finalizing delivery of the upgrade to the  National Air Quality Forecast Capability (AQM v6.0 Upgrade; GFSv16-NACC-CMAQv5.3.1) to NWS. The upgrade is expected to go into operation this summer and will extend current air quality forecasting ability to…

ARL Weekly News – April 2, 2021

ARL Weekly News – April 2, 2021 Upcoming Events LIDAR Installation with NIST Planned for Mid-April. A joint NOAA and NIST research project will install a LIDAR instrument in the Department of Commerce’s Hoover Building in Washington, DC alongside NOAA’s existing meteorological network. The LIDAR measures wind speed and direction at different heights and will…

ARL Weekly News – March 19, 2021

ARL Weekly News – March 19, 2021 Recent Events Praveena Krishnan Praveena Krishnan of ARL Praveena was interviewed by OAR Research for Women’s History Month. She is an atmospheric scientist at the NOAA Air Resources Laboratory’s ATDD in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and describes learning from setbacks and following your passion. OAR Research Profile of Praveena Krishnan

ARL Weekly News – March 12, 2021

ARL Weekly News – March 12, 2021 Recent Events Senate Testimony describes 25 Year partnership with ARL’s Surface Energy Budget Network (SEBN) John Reifsteck, Chairman of the Board and President, GROWMARK, Inc., offered testimony to the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry committee during a March 11 hearing titled:  Farmers and Foresters: Opportunities to Lead in…

ARL Weekly News – March 5, 2021

ARL Weekly News – March 5, 2021 Recent Events Educational Interview Bruce Baker was interviewed by the Director of the Iredell Museum in Statesville, NC.  The interview was done virtually and will be part of an ongoing series of educational weather videos that will be used by the museum for the local K-5 grades.  The…

ARL Weekly News – February 26, 2021

ARL Weekly News – February 26, 2021 Recent Events GMU Air Quality Seminar Alice Crawford gave a virtual “Air Quality and Health Seminar”  at George Mason University on Monday 22 February, titled  “Evaluating Dispersion Model Ensembles for Emergency Response Applications.” Mentorship of UA Huntsville Student Balloon Experiment Alice Crawford and Mark Cohen are working with…

ARL Weekly News – February 19, 2021

ARL Weekly News – February 19, 2021 Recent Events Improvements to NAQFC for Intrusion Events Published A new model led by Youhua Tang of ARL, air quality researchers, NASA, and NOAA NCEP, summarizes a new means to detect and track pollutants from major intrusion events, such as wildfires or dust storms.  Current models cannot captures…

ARL Weekly News – February 12, 2021

ARL Weekly News – February 12, 2021 Recent Events LaToya Myles Appointed Director LaToya Myles, Ph.D. is now the permanent Director and Supervisory Scientist of the Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division (ATDD) of NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory.  Her research career at NOAA has been focused on understanding the science of atmospheric chemistry and its effects on…

ARL Weekly News – February 5, 2021

ARL Weekly News – February 5, 2021 Recent Events JHU Class Focusses on Atmospheric Mercury Mark Cohen will give a 2-hour invited lecture on “Atmospheric Mercury” in a doctoral course at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) on Feb 9, 2021. The lecture will include atmospheric fate and transport, emissions, source-receptor relationships, modeling, and measurements. The course…

ARL Weekly News – January 29, 2021

ARL Weekly News – January 29, 2021 Recent Events Media interviews Nebila Lichiheb was on an ORAU podcast about her intelligence community fellowship this past year. Link to follow when available. Praveena Krishnan was interviewed by WVLT-TV (Knoxville’s CBS affiliate) about her NSF Polar Studies grant. Link to follow when available. Recent Publications by ARL …