ARL Weekly News – May 13, 2022

ARL Weekly News – May 13, 2022 Recent Events Sandia Labs Supplements MACCS Code with HYSPLIT Capabilities Sandia National Laboratories has published its report documenting the effort to supplement the Gaussian atmospheric transport and diffusion model currently in MACCS, a nuclear accident consequence analysis code, with a new option using ARL’s HYSPLIT model. Now, calculations…

ARL Weekly May 6, 2022

ARL Weekly News – May 6, 2022 Recent Events  Ariel Stein Appointed ARL Director NOAA has announced Dr. Ariel Stein is appointed the Director, Air Resources Laboratory (ARL) effective May 8, 2022. Dr. Stein is currently Director of NOAA’s Global Monitoring Laboratory. Ariel has agreed to serve as Acting Director of NOAA’s Global Monitoring Laboratory…

ARL-Weekly_April-22-2022

ARL Weekly News – April 22, 2022 Recent Publications Published: Development and evaluation of an advanced National Air Quality Forecasting Capability using the NOAA Global Forecast System v16 NOAA’s National Air Quality Forecast Capability (NAQFC) continues to protect Americans from the harmful effects of air pollution, while saving billions of dollars per year. In a…

ARL Weekly News – April 15, 2022

ARL Weekly News – April 15, 2022 Recent Events ARL Assists Students Exploring Mobile Apps to Achieve Climate Goals Since 2017, the Women of AT&T and Technology Association of Georgia has worked to put communities and their local Police Officers and other first responders together with technologists through an initiative to create mobile technology concepts…

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…