87th AMS Annual Meeting

: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry

Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry

Program Chair: Cara Campbell , Speaker to be Determined

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Sunday, 14 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Sun 14 Jan

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Short Course Registration
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Conference Registration
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Monday, 15 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Mon 15 Jan

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Plenary Session for the Presidential Forum (Presidential Forum will then run parallel to other sessions throughout the day)
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: Meeting Room Foyer (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:45 AM-2:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Joint Session 7
Measurements and Modeling of Aerosols (Joint with Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, Forum on Climate Change as Manifested by Changes in Weather, and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )
CoChair: Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ.

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Improvements to Aerosol Size Distributions in CMAQ
Robert A. Elleman, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. S. Covert

  11:00 AM
Simulating Secondary Organic Aerosol: Accuracy versus Computational Efficiency
Ping Liu, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and Y. Zhang

 
J7.4
Coupling of CB05 gas-phase chemical mechanism with MADRID aerosol module in WRF/Chem

  11:30 AM
Size Distribution and Hygroscopic Properties of Agricultural Aerosols
Naruki Hiranuma, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. D. Brooks, B. W. Auvermann, and R. Littleton

  11:45 AM
Evaluation of the aerosol direct effect on a mesoscale simulation
Steven E. Peckham, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES-Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. A. Grell, S. A. McKeen, J. D. Fast, R. Zaveri, and S. Chung

  12:00 PM
Recognition of NASA Student Travel Award Winners in the field of Atmospheric Chemistry

  12:15 PM
Lunch Break

  1:45 PM
Dust sandstorm dynamics analysis in Northern China by means of atmospheric, emission, dispersion modeling
Massimiliano Pasqui, Institute of Biometeorology and National Research Council/IBIMET-CNR, Firenze, FI, Italy; and L. Bottai, C. Busillo, F. Calastrini, G. Gualtieri, F. Guarnieri, P. Scalas, and L. Torriano

 
J7.7
Episodic particulate matter modeling in a semi-arid/arid area over the U.S./Mexico border: Incorporating a wind-blown dust emissions model into the MODELS-3/CMAQ system

  2:15 PM
The Instability associated with the Cross-Atlantic Transport of Saharan Dust and its Meteorological Implications
Sun Wong, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and A. E. Dessler, P. R. Colarco, and A. Da Silva

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Poster Session 1
Atmospheric Chemistry Poster Session 1
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry

Papers:
 
Investigation of the Saharan air layer (SAL) during NAMMA '06
Tamara L. Battle, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins and B. E. Anderson

 
Estimating carbonaceous aerosol emissions from fires in boreal forests of North America in July 2004
Mariya Petrenko, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and M. Chin, T. Diehl, T. Kucsera, and A. J. Soja

 
AEROSE: Ongoing field investigations of downwind transport of aerosols from Saharan and Sub-Saharan Africa across the Tropical Atlantic
Vernon R. Morris, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and M. Hawkins, N. Nalli, E. Joseph, M. Goldberg, P. J. Minnett, and L. Roldan

 
The impact of regional meteorology on aerosol concentrations over the Great Lakes region
Heather L. Woods, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Holloway and S. N. Spak

 
The effects of cloud attenuation on air quality: a comparison of model treatments
Patrick D. Dolwick, NOAA/OAR/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC

 
Spatial, vertical, and temporal variability of aerosol concentration and properties in Houston
Crystal C. Reed, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and N. F. Taylor, C. Spencer, D. Axisa, and D. R. Collins

 
Linking light extinction by aerosols to ambient relative humidity during MILAGRO
Runjun Li, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and D. R. Collins

 
Linking chemical changes in soot and polyaromatics to cloud droplet formation
Laura E. Mason, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. Brooks

 
Lagrangian trajectory analysis of episodes during the MILAGRO field campaign
Benjamin De Foy, St. Louis Univ., St. Louis, MO; and L. T. Molina

 
Impacts of anthropogenic aerosols on ice nucleation and cloud formation
Adam P. Fornea, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. Brooks

 
Flux measurement of trace gases and aerosols in Mexico City during the MILAGRO 2006 field campaign
Rasa Grivicke, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and S. Pressley, B. Lamb, H. Westberg, E. Allwine, B. T. Jobson, E. Velasco, M. Alexander, J. L. Jimenez, and E. Nemitz


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Tue 16 Jan

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
Initial Results from MILAGRO and Texas2006
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Jeffrey S. Gaffney, Univ. of Arkansas; V. Rao Kotamarthi, ANL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Vertical variation of nocturnal nitrogen chemistry in Mexico City during MILAGRO
Jochen Stutz, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and L. Lawrence, O. Pikelnaya, and S. C. Hurlock

  8:45 AM
1.2
Aerosol Residence Times in Mexico City
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR; and N. A. Marley, N. C. Sturchio, and N. Martinez

  9:00 AM
1.3
Rain Event Impacts on Aerosol Optical Properties: Mexico City 2003 and 2006
Nancy A. Marley, Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR; and J. S. Gaffney

  9:15 AM
1.4
Evolution of aerosol hygroscopicity in the Mexico City plume
Jason M. Tomlinson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. Li, R. J. Osborn, and D. R. Collins

  9:30 AM
1.5
Airborne High Spectral Resolution Lidar aerosol measurements during MILAGRO and TexAQS/GoMACCS
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and C. A. Hostetler, J. W. Hair, A. L. Cook, D. B. Harper, S. Burton, A. Clarke, P. B. Russell, and J. Redemann

Poster PDF (268.6 kB)
  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
1.6
Air Quality forecast using WRF/NMM-CMAQ during the TexAQS 2006
Pius C. Lee, NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and S. A. McKeen, J. McQueen, D. Kang, M. Tsidulko, S. Lu, H. M. Lin, G. DiMego, N. Seaman, and P. M. Davidson

  11:45 AM
1.9
A numerical study to understand impact of meteorological fields on Houston's high O3 problem using CMAQ/MM5
Fang-Yi Cheng, Univ. of Houston, Houston, TX; and S. T. Kim and D. W. Byun

Poster PDF (288.7 kB)

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Arakawa Symposium Luncheon
Location: Marriott Rivercenter

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Session 8
Air Quality and Climate Change (Joint with Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, Forum on Climate Change as Manifested by Changes in Weather, and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )
CoChair: Brian K. Lamb, Washington State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Assessment of Long-Term Impacts of Regional Climate Changes on Air Quality
Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and R. Leung

  1:45 PM
Global climate change impacts on air quality in North America
Efthimios Tagaris, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and K. J. Liao, K. Manomaiphiboon, A. G. Russell, S. He, J. H. Woo, P. Amar, and L. R. Leung

http://presentation

Poster PDF (107.0 kB)
  2:00 PM
Impacts of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Emissions on Photochemical Oxidants over the Pearl River Delta Region, China
Xuemei Wang, Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; and L. Wenshi and Z. L. Yang

  2:15 PM
A comparison of AURA/MLS CO measurement with 2 global chemical models
Jonathan Jiang, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and L. Neary, J. McConnell, H. Su, and J. Kaminski

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

5:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Wed 17 Jan

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
Effects of Meteorology on Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Chair: Daewon W. Byun, Institute for Multi-dimensional Air Quality Studies, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Papers:
  8:45 AM
2.2
Transition probabilities to characterize synoptic scale dynamics affecting local ozone composition
Scott Beaver, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, San Francisco, CA; and A. N. Palazoglu and S. Tanrikulu

  9:00 AM
2.3
Lake Breeze Effects on Air Quality in the Southern Ontario
Hong Lin, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and Q. Li, D. Sills, J. Brook, L. Alexander, and P. King

  9:15 AM
2.4
A Numerical Study of Influences of Land-Use Change on Chemical Species over the Pearl River Delta Region, China
Xuemei Wang, Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; and W. Lin, L. Yang, R. Deng, and Z. L. Yang

  9:30 AM
2.5
Pacific Northwest regional air quality modeling and analysis of nitrogen, sulfur, ozone, and mercury atmospheric deposition
Mathew Porter, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan, J. Chen, J. Avise, and B. Lamb

  9:45 AM
2.6

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: Meeting Room Foyer (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:30 AM-2:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
Air Quality Forecasting
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Steven E. Peckham, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES-Univ. of Colorado; Robert A. Elleman, Univ. of Washington

Papers:
  10:30 AM
3.1
NOAA-EPA's National Air Quality Forecast Capability: Testing Expanded Capabilities
Paula M. Davidson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. T. McQueen, R. Mathur, R. Draxler, R. A. Wayland, N. Seaman, and K. Carey

  10:45 AM
3.2
Update to and Recent Performance of the NAM-CMAQ Modeling system at NCEP operations
Jeffery T. McQueen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and P. C. Lee, M. Tsidulko, S. Lu, G. DiMego, P. M. Davidson, and N. Seaman

  11:00 AM
3.3
PBL and ozone verification in NAM-CMAQ modeling system at NCEP
Marina Tsidulko, SAIC/NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and G. Dimego, M. Ek, J. McQueen, and P. C. Lee

  11:15 AM
3.4
On the development of linkage in the vertical coordinate between the WRF-NMM and CMAQ models
Hsin-mu Lin, STC and NOAA/ARL/ERL, Research Triangle Park, NC; and R. Mathur, T. L. Otte, P. C. Lee, and J. Pleim

 
3.5
An Examination of WRF/Chem: Physical Schemes, Nesting Options, and Grid Resolutions

  11:45 AM
3.6
Review of 2006 Numerical Air Quality Prediction Performance at Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Raleigh, NC; and D. T. Olerud, W. T. Smith, J. Vukovich, R. E. Imhoff, and C. J. Coats

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry Available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
3.7
Evaluation of the Airpact-3 Regional Air Quality Forecast System for Ozone and Speciated Aerosols
Jack Chen, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan, M. Porter, J. Avise, and B. Lamb

  1:45 PM
3.8
AIRNow-Tech and AIRNow Gateway: A researcher's resource for air quality data
Timothy S. Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and N. D. Conatser, A. Chan, S. A. Jackson, J. E. White, and P. Dickerson

  2:00 PM
3.9
Constraining tropospheric CO using ensemble-based data assimilation
Avelino F. Arellano Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Raeder, J. Anderson, and P. Hess

11:00 AM-6:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Poster Session 2
Atmospheric Chemistry Poster Session 2
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry

Papers:
 
TES atmospheric chemistry data available from the NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
Linda A. Hunt, NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center, Hampton, VA; and M. T. Ferebee

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (427.6 kB)
 
Remote Measurements of Carbon Monoxide over North America and Europe during Summer-Fall 2004
Vickie S. Connors, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and P. Hopkins, H. Reichle, G. Sachse, and W. McMillan

 
Ozonesonde Campaign 2005 & 2006
Michael Woodman, Maryland Dept. of the Environment, Baltimore, MD; and D. Nguyen, D. Krask, M. Seybold, E. Joseph, V. Davis, R. M. Hoff, and R. Rogers

 
Local-scale evaluation of MM5 meteorological fields for various air quality modeling applications
Jason Brewer, North Carolina State Univ./ U.S. EPA, Raleigh, NC; and P. D. Dolwick and R. Gilliam

 
Development of Case Studies of Regional Poor Air Quality Episodes (Ozone) as Tools for Air Quality Forecasting
Bridget M. Bixby, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and K. M. Francoeur, L. Landry, M. J. Pierce, L. B. AvilÚs, E. G. Hoffman, S. T. K. Miller, and J. Zabransky

Poster PDF (740.8 kB)
 
Characterization of surface ozone concentrations in the United States
Joseph Pinto, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and M. Rizzo, L. McCluney, and T. Fitz-Simons

Poster PDF (407.1 kB)
 
Characteristics of Mexico City cloud condensation nuclei
Robert J. Osborn, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. Li and D. R. Collins

 
Analyses of Winds and PM2.5 Concentrations from the ClearSky Ensemble Smoke Dispersion Forecast System
Charleston Ramos, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan and B. Lamb

 
An Analysis of Meteorological Factors that Influence Boundary Layer Ozone Concentrations Using Ozonesonde Data from Valparaiso, Indiana, Pellston, Michigan and Houston, Texas
Ashley D. Mefferd, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA; and G. Morris, C. Clark, and B. Johnson

http://physics.valpo.edu/ozone

Poster PDF (327.0 kB)

Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-6:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

7:00 PM-9:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom C123 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Thursday, 18 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Thur 18 Jan

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

11:00 AM-4:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall and Raffle
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Registration Desk Closes

4:00 PM-4:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Exhibits Close

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Conference Ends

6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Rasmusson Symposium Banquet