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…

ARL Weekly News – September 20, 2019

ASMD Dr. Pius Lee will attend the 37th International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modelling and its Application (ITM 2019) in Hamburg, Germany, from September 23-27. While there, he will present “Satellite-aided regional dust forecast to mitigate impact of valley fever and visibility-impairment adverse effects in Southwestern United States,” co-authored by his ASMD colleagues Daniel…

ARL Weekly News – September 13, 2019

ATDD LaToya Myles will give an invited talk to the East Tennessee Economic Council on Friday, September 20 at the University of Tennessee Outreach Center in Oak Ridge, TN. Titled, “NOAA ATDD: Science, Service, and Stewardship in Oak Ridge,” the purpose this talk is to provide an overview of ATDD’s research activities, including efforts and…

ARL Weekly News – September 6, 2019

ASMD The Impact of Hurricane Dorian on the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) The following is reported by Dr. Howard Diamond, the USCRN Program Manager. During the North Atlantic hurricane season, USCRN stations from southern Texas all the way around the Gulf of Mexico, and up the Atlantic seaboard from Florida to Maine are susceptible…

ARL Weekly News – August 30, 2019

ASMD Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments and Air Quality (FIREX-AQ): ASMD staff (Drs. Patrick Campbell, Youhua Tang, Daniel Tong and Pius Lee) are continuing to provide forecasting support to the joint NOAA-NASA FIREX-AQ campaign in the Western U.S. using comprehensive air quality simulations and near real-time wildfire detection from NOAA satellites similar to…

ARL Weekly News – August 23, 2019

ASMD OAR Data Management Group – At the request of Gary Matlock, OAR’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Science, a new OAR Data Management Group has been formed to help coordinate and serve as an OAR-wide advisory group related to NOAA’s Environmental Data Management Committee (EDMC). The OAR representative to the EDMC is Eugene Burger at…

ARL Weekly News – August 16, 2019

ATDD LaToya Myles attended the 2019 NOAA Leadership Seminar (NLS) held at the Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, Virginia. NLS 2019 was a five-day residential leadership development program open to all federal employees. “The Right Results, The Right Way” was this year’s theme. Participants focused on the leadership area of ECQ 3: Results Driven as…

ARL Weekly News – August 9, 2019

ASMD A paper that HyunCheol Kim co-authored, entitled “Contrasting synoptic weather patterns between non-dust high particulate matter events and Asian dust events in Seoul, South Korea” is now available online from Atmospheric Environment. A second paper co-authored by Dr. Kim, titled “Detection of strong NOX emissions from fine-scale reconstruction of the OMI tropospheric NO2 product,”…

ARL Weekly News – August 2, 2019

ASMD In July 2019, Xinrong Ren and a few researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) conducted research flights over the New York City and Long Island Sound area during the 2019 Long Island Sound Tropospheric Ozone Study (LISTOS). Measurements taken included ozone and its precursors such as nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds. ARL’s…

ARL Weekly News – July 26, 2019

ASMD ARL scientists started their modeling support for the FIREX-AQ field experiment, a joint venture led by NOAA and NASA. Dr. Tang attended its phase I deployment in Boise, ID to provide on-site forecast support. ARL’s Community Multiscale Air Quality Modeling System (CMAQ) model, primarily used in National Air Quality Forecasting Capability operations, serves as…