84th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 2: Air Quality in Megacities (Joint with the Symp on Planning, Nowcasting and Forecasting in the Urban Zone and Sixth Conf on Atmospheric Chemistry; Room 612)

Tuesday, 13 January 2004: 8:30 AM-4:45 PM
Room 612
Chairs:  V. R. Kotamarthi, ANL and John McHenry, MCNC
  8:30 AM
Impacts of Asian Megacity Emissions on Regional Air Quality During Spring 2001
Sarath Guttikunda, World Bank, Washington, DC; and G. R. Carmichael, Y. Tang, N. Thongboonchoo, J. H. Woo, and L. Pan

  8:45 AM
An Urban Photochemistry Study in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile
Bernhard Rappenglück, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; and R. Schmitz, M. Bauerfeind, F. Cereceda-Balic, D. von Baer, Y. Silva, M. A. Rubio, E. Lissi, and P. Oyola

Poster PDF (403.7 kB)
  9:00 AM
Megacities as Sources of Black Carbon
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley

Poster PDF (296.0 kB)
  9:15 AM
Aerosol Properties and direct radiative forcing in Beijing in spring of 2001
Xiang-Ao Xia, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and P. C. Wang and H. B. Chen

Poster PDF (154.5 kB)
  9:30 AM
Measurements of Ammonia in Mexico City using Near-IR TDLAS Open Path System
Nancy A. Marley, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. S. Gaffney

Poster PDF (165.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
Use of a mobile laboratory to characterize in-use vehicle and other emission sources in Mexico City Metropolitan Area
J. T. Jayne, Aerodyne Research, Inc., Billrica, MA; and S. Herndon, T. Onasch, P. Mortimer, M. Canagaratna, C. E. Kolb, D. Worsnop, T. Rogers, B. Knighton, E. Dunlea, L. Marr, L. T. Molina, and M. Molina

  10:00 AM
Mixing height variations in a coastal megacity inferred from lidar, profiler, sonde, microwave temperature profiler, and aircraft
Christina Smith, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. Senff, J. Nielsen-Gammon, A. White, W. Angevine, C. Berkowitz, M. Mahoney, S. O. Han, and C. Doran

  10:30 AM
Photochemical Production Rates in Western Houston
Carl M. Berkowitz, PNNL, Richland, WA; and C. W. Spicer and P. V. Doskey

Poster PDF (29.3 kB)
  10:45 AM
National Air Quality Forecasting Capability: First Steps toward Implementation
Paula M. Davidson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and N. Seaman, K. Schere, R. A. Wayland, J. L. Hayes, and K. F. Carey

Poster PDF (130.6 kB)
  11:00 AM
Implementing the SMOKE Emissions Processing System with WRF-Chem: Progress and Early Results
John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC; and C. Coats, K. Schere, G. Grell, and R. Imhoff

  11:15 AM
Real-time Prediction of US Northeast Corridor Ozone: Results for 2001–2002 as a Benchmark for Future Forecasts Systems
John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. McKeen, W. F. Ryan, N. Seaman, J. Pudykiewicz, G. A. Grell, A. Stein, C. Coats, and J. Vukovich

  11:30 AM
Evaluation of the National Air Quality Forecast System (NAQFS): Summary of the Air Quality Forecasters Focus Group Workshop
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and P. Davidson, P. Stokols, and K. Carey

  11:45 AM
From raw air quality data to the nightly news: an overview of how EPA’s AIRNow program operates
Timothy S. Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and A. C. Chan, C. B. Anderson, D. E. Strohm, R. A. Wayland, and J. E. White

  12:00 PM
Comparisons between observations made during NEAQS and air quality forecasts from MM5 and WRF chemistry models
Steven E. Peckham, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and G. A. Grell, S. A. McKeen, and R. Schmitz

  12:15 PM
Development and Evaluation of the NOAA/EPA Prototype Air Quality Model Prediction System
Jeff McQueen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Lee, M. Tsidulko, G. DiMego, T. Otte, J. Pleim, J. Young, G. Pouliot, B. K. Eder, D. Kang, K. Schere, J. Gorline, M. Schenk, P. Dallavalle, W. Shaffer, P. Davidson, and N. Seaman

  12:30 PM
Future of AIRNow and the Air Quality Index: beyond ozone mapping and forecasting
Richard A. Wayland, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. E. White, T. S. Dye, C. B. Anderson, A. C. Chan, and D. E. B. Strohm

  12:45 PM
Air quality modeling at coarse-to-fine scales in urban areas
Jason Ching, NOAA/ARL and U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. Dupont, J. A. Herwehe, T. Otte, A. Lacser, D. W. Byun, and R. Tang

  1:00 PM
The Air Quality four-Panel Chart
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and G. M. Bridgers, D. D. Salkovitz, and C. A. Piety

  1:15 PM
Urban and regional air quality modelling in the Pacific Northwest
Xin Qiu, RWDI West Inc., Guelph, ON, Canada; and M. Lepage, J. W. Boulton, M. Gauthier, and C. Di Cenzo

  1:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  2:45 PM
Lunch Break

  4:15 PM
Coffee Break