ARL Weekly News – April 8, 2022

ARL Weekly News – April 8, 2022 Recent Events UAS Crew Joins PERiLS Field Campaign ARL’s Temple Lee, Michael Buban, Travis Schuyler, and Ed Dumas traveled to Greenwood, Mississippi from 12-14 April to participate in the fourth intensive observation period (IOP) of the Propagation, Evolution, and Rotation in Linear Storms (PERiLS) field campaign. PERiLS is a…

ARL Weekly News – April 1, 2022

ARL Weekly News – April 1, 2022 Recent Events ATDD Roof Work begins Work on ATDD’s Deferred Maintenance and Repair Project for roof replacement is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.  Barbara Shifflett is managing the process for ATDD and works closely across OAR to move forward the appropriate contracts and agreements for…

ARL Weekly News – March 25, 2022

ARL Weekly News – March 25, 2022 Recent Accomplishments ARL Completes OAR Lab Review The periodic five year review of OAR Lab’s Performance was completed on March 24, 2022.  The review was held virtually and prerecorded presentations covered a number of ARL research activities over the review period such as aircraft measurements of GHGs, air…

ARL Weekly News – March 18, 2022

ARL Weekly News – March 18, 2022 Recent Events ARL to Measure Street-Level Greenhouse Gasses and Air Pollutants with an Instrumented Mobile Van ARL’s ASMD measurement team, including Paul Kelley, Phil Stratton, Xinrong Ren, and Winston Luke, are preparing for mobile measurements of greenhouse gasses and air pollutants as well as meteorological parameters in the…

ARL Weekly News – March 11, 2022

ARL Weekly News – March 11, 2022 Recent Events HYSPLIT team prepares for possible releases from Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants Tianfeng Chai, Sonny Zinn, HyunCheol Kim and Mark Cohen have been working to establish a set of computational systems to be able to forecast impacts from potential releases from nuclear power plants (NPP’s) in Ukraine.…

ARL Weekly News – March 4, 2022

ARL Weekly News – March 4, 2022 Recent Events ARL/NIST Greenhouse Gas Measurement Collaboration In collaboration with Dr. Anna Karion at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Phil Stratton and Xinrong Ren visited a greenhouse gas measurement lab at NIST on March 2, 2022 to calibrate a Picarro carbon dioxide and methane analyzer…

ARL Weekly News – February 25, 2022

ARL Weekly News – February 25, 2022 Recent Events USCRN Briefing to the US Farm Bureau. At the request of Robert Nadeau, Director Of External Affairs at NOAA Headquarters, Dr. Howard Diamond was requested, in his role as the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) Program Manager, to provide a 5-minute overview of the USCRN  to…

ARL Weekly News – February 18, 2022

ARL Weekly News – February 18, 2022 Upcoming Events Source Attribution Challenge Begins in Oak Ridge. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) developed a next generation Xenon detector with engineering and production transferred to Teledyne Brown Engineering, Knoxville, TN. In 2020, during testing and evaluation of the next Xenon International measurement…

ARL-Weekly-Feb-4-2022

ARL Weekly News – February 4, 2022 Upcoming Events Super Bowl HYSPLIT Updates In preparation for Super Bowl LVI, ARL’s HYSPLIT development team has updated both the locations and frequency of automated atmospheric transport simulations over the Los Angeles basin. This effort was requested by NWS’s Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Weather Forecast Office, which is providing…

ARL Weekly News – January 28, 2022

ARL Weekly News – January 28, 2022 Recent Events USCRN Briefing to Sen. Whitehouse Dr. Howard Diamond, in his role as the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) Program Manager, participated in a meeting that was set up by NOAA’s Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs with Mr. Dan Dudis, senior counsel for Senator Sheldon Whitehouse…