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

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 September 11 featured work by the entire…

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 al., has been published in the Journal…

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 and Strong Surface Shear,” with Dennis Finn…

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 the Korea-Monitoring Emission Modeling System (K-MEMs).” The…

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 some results on aircraft observations from the…

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 or a poster for the work that…

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 as-needed repair of the trace gas and…

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 by all WMO Regional Specialized Meteorological Centers…