ARL Weekly News – November 22, 2019

ARL Weekly News – November 22, 2019 ASMD On November 20, 2019, several people from ASMD, including Ariel Stein, Mark Cohen, Winston Luke, Xinrong Ren and Allison Ring, had a meeting with Colm Sweeny from NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory and Anna Karion and Israel Lopez-Coto from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The…

ARL Weekly News – November 15, 2019

ARL Weekly News – November 15, 2019 ASMD Dr. Howard Diamond will be attending and participating in the annual NOAA Climate Program Office’s Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM) community workshop from Nov. 18-19, 2019, in Silver Spring, MD. This year’s ESSM workshop theme is Climate Research to Enhance Resilience to Extreme Heat. As part…

ARL Weekly News – November 8, 2019

ASMD Barbara Stunder delivered the hysplit.v7.7.0 code to the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) for implementation on the NCEP Phase 3 (Dell) supercomputer. NCEP will be decommissioning the Phase 1/2 supercomputers in March, 2020, and has been requiring the developers to transition and test the code before delivery. The current operational version on Phase…

ARL Weekly News – November 1, 2019

ARL Weekly News – November 1, 2019 ASMD As part of his on-going climate work, Dr. Howard Diamond recently completed an update to the Southwest Pacific Enhanced Archive for Tropical Cyclones (SPEArTC) dataset which includes best tracks data for tropical cyclones in the southwest Pacific (the area of the globe south of the equator and…

ARL Weekly News – October 25, 2019

ARL Weekly News – October 25, 2019 ASMD Dr. Howard Diamond participated in a conference call with NOAA’s Pacific Regional Climate Services Director, the National Weather Service Pacific Region Headquarters, and the staff from the Weather Service Office (WSO) in Pago Pago, American Samoa to help with developing this season’s Tropical Cyclone (TC) Outlook for…

ARL Weekly News – October 18, 2019

ARL Weekly News – October 18, 2019 ASMD A paper titled ”The evaluation of mixing methods in HYSPLIT using measurements from controlled tracer experiments” authored by Fong Ngan, Christopher P. Loughner, and Ariel Stein, has been accepted for publication in Atmospheric Environment. In this paper, we evaluated the turbulent mixing methods available in HYSPLIT and…

ARL Weekly News – October 11, 2019

ARL Weekly News – October 11, 2019 ASMD Dr. Howard Diamond, the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) Program Manager reports that on October 9th, the 23rd operational USCRN station was installed and made active at Aleknagik in the southwestern portion of Alaska. The program is now nearly 80% complete with the USCRN configuration of stations…

ARL Weekly News – October 4, 2019

ARL Weekly News – October 4, 2019 ASMD ARL Acting Deputy Director Dr. Ariel Stein will teach a HYSPLIT workshop at the University of Huelva in Huelva, Spain, from October 7-9, 2019, along with retired NOAA scientist and HYSPLIT developer Roland Draxler. This workshop is tailored to bolster interactions with the scientific community and promote the exchange…

ARL Weekly News – September 27, 2019

ASMD Tianfeng Chai will give a presentation at 2019 Joint Satellite Conference on October 3 in Boston, MA, titled, “Smoke forecasts using HYSPLIT-based emission inverse modeling system and NOAA GOES smoke products.” Dr. Hyun Cheol Kim will attend multiple meetings in the Republic of Korea from October 1-11, beginning with a project progress meeting on…