ARL Weekly News – August 17, 2018

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…

ARL Weekly News – August 10, 2018

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…

ARL Weekly News – August 3, 2018

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…

ARL Weekly News – July 27, 2018

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…

ARL Weekly News – July 20, 2018

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…

ARL Weekly News – July 13, 2018

ARL Weekly News – July 13, 2018 FRD The manuscript “Distinct Turbulence Structures in Stably Stratified Boundary Layers with Weak and Strong Surface Shear” with Heping Liu from Washington State University as lead author and Dennis Finn as a coauthor received highly favorable reviews in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres. It examines turbulent…

ARL Weekly News – July 6, 2018

ARL Weekly News – July 6, 2018 HQ Long Island Sound Tropospheric Ozone Study (LISTOS): ARL’s air pollutant-measuring equipment, aboard the University of Maryland’s research aircraft, flew over the New York City and Long Island Sound area on July 2 during an episode of the worst air quality in over 10 years, with severe haze…

ARL Weekly News – June 29, 2018

ARL Weekly News – June 29, 2018 FRD Roger Carter has been investigating some of the newer halocarbons that are becoming available for their suitability as possible atmospheric tracers. These halocarbons are starting to be used as refrigerants and foam blowing agents, and they have relatively low global warming potentials.Cost, reactivity, and compatibility with existing…

ARL Weekly News – June 22, 2018

ARL Weekly News – June 22, 2018 HQ A paper titled ”Top-down Estimates of NOx and CO Emissions from Washington, D.C.-Baltimore During the WINTER Campaign,” co-authored by Olivia Salmon, Paul Shepson, Xinrong Ren et al., has been accepted for publication in Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres. The paper presents emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx)…

ARL Weekly News – June 8, 2018

ARL Weekly News – June 8, 2018 SORD James Wood and Rick Lantrip participated in an emergency response exercise as the Consequence Assessment Team (CAT) for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Nevada Field Office (NFO). The exercise was conducted on the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). In this event, the activities to be conducted…