ARL Weekly News – October 13, 2017

HQ ARL is contributing to the development of the National Weather Service (NWS) Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) in the disciplines of modeling the suspended particulate matter (aerosol) chemical composition influential for convection and cloud micro-physics. The project is called NGGPS-aerosol. ARL, being the leader in providing emission to the National Air Quality Forecasting…

ARL Weekly News – October 6, 2017

HQ Mark Cohen will be presenting a NOAA/NOS Science Seminar on Oct 24, 2017 entitled: Mercury in the Great Lakes: Can We Explain Trends? Many top predator fish in the Great Lakes (GL) have mercury (Hg) concentrations high enough to pose risks to public health and to fish-eating wildlife. Atmospheric mercury emissions and subsequent atmospheric mercury deposition is the…

ARL Weekly News – September 29, 2017

HQ Dr. Ariel Stein gave an invited presentation at the NOAA Satellite Aerosol Products Workshop on September 25, 2017. He presented the talk entitled “Satellite Aerosol Products in Air Resources Laboratory’s models”. In his presentation, Dr Stein highlighted the latest developments in source term assimilation for volcano and wildfires smoke applications as well as emissions…

ARL Weekly News – September 22, 2017

HQ Glenn Rolph and Fantine Ngan attended the International MACCS User Group meeting during September 14-15, 2017 in Bethesda, Maryland. They gave a presentation “North America Reanalysis Data for Dispersion Applications and Recent HYSPLIT Updates” and had discussions with the development group of MACCS (an accident consequence analysis model) on how HYSPLIT can provide support as an…

ARL Weekly News – September 15, 2017

HQ  Dr. Ariel Stein gave an invited presentation on HYSPLIT activities related to transport and dispersion predictions related to air quality at the 2017 Meteorology And Climate – Modeling for Air Quality Conference organized by the University of California Davis and the California Air Resources Board. The conference took place from September 13 to 15, 2017 in…

ARL Weekly News – September 8, 2017

FRD The NOAA Technical Memorandum “Project Sagebrush Phase 2” by Dennis Finn et al. has completed the review and editing process and will shortly be assigned a report number and Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for final publication. This report is a detailed description of the meteorological and tracer observations collected during the light-wind experiments conducted…