Session 7 Air Quality & Fire

Tuesday, 31 August 2010: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Host: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Ron Calhoun, Arizona State University, Environmental Remote Sensing, Tempe, AZ

1:30 PM
Ozone plume transport patterns across mountain barriers in California and Colorado
Robert M. Banta, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and C. J. Senff, R. J. Alvarez II, A. O. Langford, R. M. Hardesty, and S. P. Sandberg
1:45 PM
The Effect of Thermally-Driven Flows on Anthropogenic and Biogenic Aerosols along the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Jerome D. Fast, PNNL, Richland, WA; and W. Shaw, L. Berg, W. Gustafson Jr, R. A. Ferrare, C. A. Hostetler, and R. Zaveri
2:00 PM
Pollutant Tansport and Dispersion in Highly Complex Terrain with a NWP – Particle Dispersion Model Combination
Mathias W. Rotach, Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Innsbruck, Austria, Innsbruck, Austria; and B. Szintai and P. Kaufmann
2:15 PM
Vertical transport of ozone by the mountain chimney effect
A.O. Langford, NOAA/ESRL/Chemical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO; and C. J. Senff, R. J. Alvarez II, R. M. Banta, and R. M. Hardesty
2:45 PM
A dust storm over the elevated Black Rock Desert in northwestern Nevada
Michael L. Kaplan, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. K. Vellore and J. Lewis
3:00 PM
The Grass Fires on Slopes Experiment
Craig B. Clements, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and W. E. Heilman

3:15 PM
Fire behavior observed during a valley wind reversal
Daisuke Seto, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and C. B. Clements and W. E. Heilman
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