ARL News

EPA Medal Awarded to Recognize Air Quality Model Development


September 27, 2005

The ARL Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Modeling Team has been awarded an EPA Bronze Medal “for their contributions to the development and application of the Nation’s premier numerical air quality simulation model.” The CMAQ model underpins the air quality forecasting program now evolving in NOAA under the auspices of the NOAA/EPA Memorandum of Agreement on Air Quality Forecasting. ARL staff honored by this award are Dennis Atkinson, Prakash Bhave, William Benjey, Russell Bullock, Jason Ching, Ellen Cooter, Robin Dennis, Patrick Dolwick, Brian Eder, Mark Evangelista, Robert Gilliam, Alice Gilliland, Jerry Gipson, James Godowitch, William Hutzell, Deborah Luecken, David Mobley, Tanya Otte, Thomas Pierce, Jonathan Pleim, George Pouliot, Shawn Roselle, Kenneth Schere, Donna Schwede, Gary Walter, and Jeffrey Young. All are members of the Atmospheric Sciences Modeling Division of ARL, in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

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