Session 10 Advancements and Needs in Dispersion Modeling. Part I

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
211 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 21st Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA
Steven Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME and Ariel Stein, Earth Resources Technology, Silver Spring, MD

Abstracts in this session can include:

  1. Advances in boundary layer and dispersion modeling for Green House Gasses;
  2. The roles of plume, puff, Lagrangian particle, and other approaches;
  3. Long-range transport models;
  4. Use of mesoscale models for providing meteorological data driving applied dispersion models;
  5. Dispersion predictions for short averaging times (sec to minutes) in hazards and other assessments.

1:30 PM
A Tracer of Opportunity Dataset for Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Model Evaluation
Alice Crawford, ARL, College Park, MD; and M. Cohen, F. Ngan, J. Heffter, B. Baker, W. T. Luke, and A. F. Stein
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Coupling an Off-Line Lagrangian Dispersion Model with Large Eddy Simulations as a Tool for Vertical Mixing Parameterization Development in Mesoscale Applications
Israel Lopez-Coto, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD; and P. B. Shepson, A. Karion, C. Gerbig, K. Prasad, and J. R. Whetstone

2:15 PM
Simulation of Diurnal Green House Gas (GHG) Emission Flux from a Complex Mining Facility Using WRF
Manoj K. Nambiar, Univ. of Guelph, School of Engineering, Guelph, ON, Canada; and A. Nazem, M. R. Nahian, R. A. E. Byerlay, and A. A. Aliabadi
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