ARL Weekly News – October 15, 2021

ARL Weekly News – October 15, 2021 Previous Events NOAA Administrator visits ARL’s Special Operations and Research Division Administrator Spinrad visited ARL’s SORD (Special Operations and Research Division), in Las Vegas NV on Oct 19.  This division specializes in meteorology and atmospheric transport and dispersion to  provide information to decision makers, primarily at the DOE, to not only protect…

ARL Weekly News – October 8, 2021

ARL Weekly News – October 8, 2021 Recent Events  Mercury Monitoring Installation at Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory Paul Kelley and Winston Luke of NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory traveled to Utqiaġvik Alaska to install a Tekran mercury speciation system at Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory. NOAA’s baseline observatories are administered by the Global Monitoring Laboratory in Boulder, CO and…

ARL Weekly News – October 1, 2021

ARL Weekly News – October 1, 2021 Upcoming Events Leadership Visits NOAA Administrator Spinrad will visit ARL’s Las Vegas SORD on October 19, meeting with Acting Director Ariel Stein and the SORD staff. Previous Events AmeriFlux Annual Meeting 2021 Praveena Krishnan and Tilden Meyers attended Ameriflux annual meeting held virtually during September 20-22, 2021. The…

ARL Weekly News – September 24, 2021

ARL Weekly News – September 24, 2021 Past Events Meteorology and Climate – Modeling for Air Quality Conference  (MAC-MAQ) The MAC-MAQ conference, held virtually September 14-17, 2021 featured a number of ARL research activities, including: Daniel Tong: Ensemble PM2.5 Forecasting During the 2018 Camp Wildfire Patrick Campbell: An Improved National Air Quality Forecasting Capability Using…

ARL Weekly News – September 17, 2021

ARL Weekly News – September 17, 2021 Upcoming Field Campaigns Mercury Monitoring to Begin at Utqiagvik, Alaska Observatory.   On October 1, Paul Kelly and Winston Luke will travel to Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow), Alaska to install mercury detection equipment at NOAA’s  Barrow baseline observatory, operated by ESRL’s Global Monitoring Laboratory (GML) in Boulder, Colorado. Installation…

ARL Weekly News – September 10, 2021

ARL Weekly News – September 10, 2021 Recent Events Bronze Medal Winners This week, NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad announced the Bronze medal awards. ARL was awarded two bronze medals, the highest honor award granted by the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. The Bronze Medal recognizes federal employees for superior performance and is…

ARL Weekly News – September 3, 2021

ARL Weekly News – September 3, 2021 Recent Events NOAA in Alaska and the Arctic Seminar Series 2021 The Interim Regional Climate Services Director for the Alaska Region at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information established a NOAA in Alaska and the Arctic Seminar Series intended to provided on-line presentations by NOAA staff from all NOAA Line…

ARL Weekly News – August 20, 2021

ARL Weekly News – August 20, 2021 Recent Events EPA Visit to Beltsville NADP and CASTNet Site On Tuesday August 17, two high school interns and a staff member from US EPA’s Clean Air Market Division visited the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) and Clean Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNet) site in Beltsville, MD.…

ARL Weekly News – August 13, 2021

ARL Weekly News – August 13, 2021 Recent Events Summer Intern Season Winds Down Justin Bettenhauser finished up his internship by giving a presentation at the Lapenta Intern Presentation Workshop on Thursday August 12th. The presentation was titled “Evaluation of Probabilistic Volcanic Ash Forecasts produced using the HYSPLIT model and the Global Ensemble Forecast System…