16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology

Program Chair: Michael J. Brown , LANL

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Sunday, 17 January 2010

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Annual Meeting Registration Begins

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Weatherfest

3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


First-Time Attendee Briefing
Location: B314 (GWCC)

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
Location: B314 (GWCC)

6:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Fellows Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Monday, 18 January 2010

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Registration Open

9:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Presidential Forum
Location: Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1 and 2 (GWCC)

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

Recording files available
Session 1
Transport and Dispersion Experiments I
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Akula Venkatram, Univ. of California
  11:00 AM
1.1
A history of classic atmospheric dispersion field experiments
Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME
  11:15 AM
1.2
Modelers' data archive—a collection of atmospheric transport and dispersion data sets
Joseph Chang, Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, Arlington, VA; and S. R. Hanna
  11:45 AM
1.4
The Copenhagen tracer experiment, what did we learn?
Sven-Erik Gryning, DTU Wind Energy/Risř Campus, Roskilde, Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark
Recording files available
Joint Session 2
Lightning, atmospheric chemistry, and air quality
Location: B315 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; and the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology )
Cochairs: Kenneth E. Pickering, NASA/GSFC; Yuhang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
  11:00 AM
J2.1
Impact of lightning-NO emissions on eastern United States photochemistry determined using the CMAQ model
Kenneth E. Pickering, NASA/GSFC/Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Allen, R. Pinder, and T. Pierce
  11:30 AM
J2.3
Modeling elevated Upper Tropospheric Ozone by Deep Convection during the 2006 Ron Brown Cruise
Jonathan W. Smith, Howard University, Washington, DC; and G. Jenkins, M. C. Barth, and K. E. Pickering
  11:45 AM
J2.4
WRF-Chem lightning NOx parameterization at Florida State University: FSULNOX
Amanda Hansen, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg, K. E. Pickering, and S. E. Peckham

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

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Session 2
Transport and Dispersion Experiments II
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Sven-Erik Gryning, DTU Wind Energy/Risř Campus, Roskilde, Denmark
  1:30 PM
2.1
Regional nocturnal tracer experiment near a tall tower site
Matthew J. Parker, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC; and T. Watson, M. Y. Leclerc, and A. Andrews
  1:45 PM
2.2
The Thorney Island Dense Gas Dispersion Trials
Sara Brambilla, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, MI, Italy; and M. J. Brown
  2:00 PM
2.3
Applying Photogrammetric Techniques to Study Smoke Plumes
Kerrie J. Long, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA; and S. E. Haupt, M. Hendrickson, and J. Keay
  2:15 PM
2.4
Lagrangian modeling of dispersion using LES fields: importance of the Prairie Grass and CONDORS experiments
Jeffrey C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and E. G. Patton, P. P. Sullivan, and C. H. Moeng
Recording files available
Joint Session 4
The Effects of Meteorology on Air Quality I
Location: B309 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology; and the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry )
Chair: John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
  1:30 PM
J4.1
Improved air quality simulations through the use of GOES-derived cloud data for the TexAQS-II intensive study period
Fong Ngan, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and D. W. Byun, B. Rappenglueck, and A. Pour Biazar
  1:45 PM
J4.2
Assessment of PM transport patterns using advanced clustering methods and simulations around the San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Scott Beaver, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, San Francisco, CA; and A. Palazoglu, A. Singh, and S. Tanrikulu
  2:00 PM
J4.3
Application of Positive Matrix Factorization for atmospheric aerosols sources identification in Sao Paulo city
Beatriz Sayuri Oyama, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and M. D. F. Andrade
  2:15 PM
J4.4

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Poster Session
Gravitational Settling, Deposition and Resuspension
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
 
143
Observation of SO2 dry deposition velocity at a high elevation flux tower over a evergreen broadleaf forest
Jeng-Lin Tsai, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan; and B. J. Tsuang, P. H. Kuo, M. L. Tang, and P. J. Chu

Handout (455.0 kB)


Joint Poster Session
The Effects of Meteorology on Air Quality
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology; and the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry )
 
146
Impact of using satellite-derived clouds to calculate photolysis rates in the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model v4.7
K. Wyat Appel, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. J. Roselle and J. E. Pleim

Handout (168.7 kB)

 
Poster 147 is now Paper 4.2A

 
148
The use of meteorological parameters to compare tropospheric ozone measurements over Boulder, CO
Megan Kirchmeier, University of Wisconsin--Madison, Madison, WI; and I. Petropavlovskikh


Poster Session
Turbulence Measurements for Air Pollution Modeling
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
 
144
Turbulence anisotropy in an urban canyon and intersections
Cheryl L. Klipp, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

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145
The challenge of calculating turbulence parameters from aircraft data
Curtis J. Mooney, Environment Canada, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and B. J. Wiens, J. W. Strapp, J. D. Wilson, and P. A. Makar

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

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Session 3
Turbulence Measurements for Air Pollution Modeling
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Dennis Garvey, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  4:00 PM
3.1
  4:15 PM
3.2
Estimating urban dispersion meteorology from suburban measurements
Wenjun Qian, University of California, Riverside, CA; and M. Princevac and A. Venkatram
  4:30 PM
3.3
Inverting Surface Observations to Find Boundary Layer Depth
George Young, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and A. J. Annunzio and S. E. Haupt
  4:45 PM
3.4
Urban turbulence spectra from field observations
Sam Chang, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and G. D. Huynh, D. H. Tofsted, D. M. Garvey, C. C. Williamson, and D. K. Li
  5:15 PM
3.6
Eddy covariance measurements of turbulence in and above a roughness sublayer
Dennis M. Garvey, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and S. Chang, C. C. Williamson, G. D. Huynh, and D. K. Li
Recording files available
Joint Session 9
The Effects of Meteorology on Air Quality II
Location: B309 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology; and the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry )
Chair: Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants
  4:00 PM
J9.1
  4:15 PM
J9.2
Towards a global climatology of the planetary boundary layer
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA, College Park, MD; and C. O. Ao
  4:30 PM
J9.3
Air quality trends in U.S. western mountain states
Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME; and D. Jaffe, P. S. Porter, and D. Blewitt
  4:45 PM
J9.4
Impact of NEXRAD derived winds on NARAC dispersion modeling
Matthew D. Simpson, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and R. K. Newsom
  5:00 PM
J9.5
Modeling the Stable Boundary Layer Depth and Quantifying its Uncertainty for Dispersion
Sue Ellen Haupt, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. C. Wyngaard, G. Young, and K. J. Schmehl
  5:15 PM
J9.6
Impact of meteorological model resolution on PBL height errors
Marina Tsidulko, SAIC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and J. McQueen, C. M. Tassone, G. DiMego, and M. Ek

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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Session 4
Microscale Air Pollution Meteorology
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Fernando E. Camelli, JISAO/Univ. of Washington
  8:30 AM
4.1
  8:45 AM
4.2A
DUSTRAN - A Model for Atmospheric Dust Concentrations
William J. Shaw, PNNL, Richland, WA; and F. C. Rutz, J. P. Rishel, and E. G. Chapman
  9:15 AM
4.3A
Comparison of the ACM2 vertical mixing scheme with observations taken during the TexAQS II field study
Jenna S. Kolling, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and J. E. Pleim, H. Jeffries, and W. Vizuete
  9:30 AM
4.4
Investigation of carbon monoxide time evolution over the city of Săo Paulo during the nighttime using LES model
Eduardo Barbaro, University of Săo Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and A. Oliveira and J. Soares
  10:00 AM
4.5

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Recording files available
Session 5
Gravitational Settling, Deposition and Resuspension
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: James G. Droppo Jr., PNNL
  11:15 AM
5.2
Validation of the QUIC droplet evaporation scheme and its influence on aerosol dispersion
Dragan Zajic, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. J. Brown, M. A. Nelson, and M. D. Williams
  11:30 AM
5.3
A large-eddy simulation study of pollen dispersal from field crops: effects of source size and boundary-layer scaling
Marcelo Chamecki, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and C. Meneveau and M. B. Parlange

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Recording files available
Session 6
Dense Gas Dispersion and Source Term Modeling and Measurements
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Henk W.M. Witlox, DNV
  2:00 PM
6.3
Two-phase jet releases and droplet dispersion: scaled and large-scale experiments, droplet-size correlation development and model validation
Henk W.M. Witlox, DNV Software, London, United Kingdom; and M. Harper, A. Oke, P. Bowen, P. Kay, D. Jamois, and C. Proust
  2:15 PM
6.4
Ongoing TSA disperion modeling activities
Curtis L. Schuhmacher, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Helena, MT
  2:30 PM
6.5
Evaluation of atmospheric transport and dispersion models for suitability in a DHS chemical supply chain risk assessment
Jeffry T. Urban, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, VA; and N. Platt, K. M. Papadantonakis, E. A. Adelizzi, C. R. Bucher, and J. F. Heagy

  2:45 PM
6.6
Evaluation of the CFD model FLACS for LNG safety
Olav R. Hansen, Gexcon US, Bethesda, MD; and M. Ichard, S. Davis, and J. Melheim

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Recording files available
Joint Session 1
Applications of Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Air Pollution Problems
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology; and the 8th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science )
Cochairs: Sue Ellen Haupt, Penn State Univ.; Michael J. Brown, LANL
  3:30 PM
J1.1
Evaluation of sensor placement techniques
Ian H. Griffiths, RiskAware Ltd, Bristol, United Kingdom; and I. Bush
  3:45 PM
J1.2
  4:00 PM
J1.3
Using regression-based source detection algorithm for source location with FFT-07 data
Randolph J. Evans, ENSCO, Inc., Melbourne, FL; and S. E. Masters and M. A. Kienzle
  4:15 PM
J1.4
Source Term Characterization of FFT07 Data using a Genetic Algorithm
Luna M. Rodriguez, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. E. Haupt, G. Young, A. J. Annunzio, and K. J. Schmehl
  4:30 PM
J1.5
Combined Methods from Entity and Field Frameworks to Determine the Source Characteristics of a Contaminant
Andrew J. Annunzio, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. E. Haupt, G. Young, and L. M. Rodriguez
  4:45 PM
J1.6
A forensic approach to source location applied to FFT-07 data
Shawn Rottmann, ENSCO, Melbourne, FL; and A. Siegel
  5:00 PM
J1.7
Machine Learning for the Source Detection of Atmospheric Emissions
Guido Cervone, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and P. Franzese
  5:15 PM
J1.8
Real-time fusion of sensor data to achieve improved situational awareness
Ian H. Griffiths, RiskAware Ltd, Bristol, United Kingdom; and M. Bull and L. Carrivick

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Recording files available
Session 7
Emergency Response, Environmental and Defense-related Dispersion Modeling Systems I
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: R. Ian Sykes, Sage Management, Inc.
  8:30 AM
7.1
A survey of meteorologically-based systems for airborne-release hazard emergencies
Gail-Tirrell Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and R. Brice
  8:45 AM
7.2
  9:00 AM
7.3
Explosive Release Atmoshperic Dispersion (ERAD)
Heather M. Pennington, DOE, Albuquerque, NM
  9:15 AM
7.4
Development of a Regulatory Model to Simulate Deposition and Drift from Application of Pesticides
Harold Thistle, USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, WV; and M. E. Teske

  9:45 AM
7.6
An overview of the NOAA/NWS/NCEP Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA) system with extensions for the atmospheric boundary layer
Jeffery T. McQueen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and Y. Zhu, C. M. Tassone, M. Tsidulko, S. Liu, L. Cucurull, G. DiMego, S. Lu, M. B. Ek, W. Pendergrass, E. J. Welton, E. L. Joseph, M. Hicks, and R. M. Hoff

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

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Session 8
Emergency Response, Environmental and Defense-related Dispersion Modeling Systems II
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Ian H. Griffiths, RiskAware Ltd
  10:30 AM
8.1
User Centered Design in Chemical Emergency Software Development
Mark W. Miller, NOAA, Seattle, WA; and D. Wesley and B. Connolly
  10:45 AM
8.2
SCIPUFF capabilities and application in hazard assessment
R. Ian Sykes, Sage Management, Inc., Princeton, NJ
  11:00 AM
8.3
Realtime High-Resolution Mesoscale Modeling for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Aijun Deng, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and D. R. Stauffer, G. K. Hunter, J. R. Zielonka, K. Dedrick, C. Broadwater, A. Gross, C. Pavloski, and J. Toffler
  11:15 AM
8.4
The Quick Urban & Industrial Complex (QUIC) chemical, biological, and radiological agent dispersion modeling system
Michael J. Brown, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. A. Nelson, M. D. Williams, A. Gowardhan, and E. Pardyjak
  11:30 AM
8.5
The Canadian Meteorological Centre's integrated emergency response system for modelling atmospheric transport and dispersion of pollutants
Richard Hogue, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and N. Benbouta, N. Ek, R. Servranckx, A. Malo, C. Zaganescu, D. Bensimon, P. Bourgouin, S. Trudel, and J. P. Gauthier

  11:45 AM
8.6
Applied numerical modeling of transport and dispersion in subway systems
David F. Brown, ANL, Lemont, IL; and J. C. Liljegren

11:00 AM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Exhibits Open

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Recording files available
Joint Session 3
Air Pollution and Meteorological Modeling and Measurements in the Coastal Environment (Joint with the Committee on Coastal Environment)
Location: B309 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Darko R. Koracin, DRI
  1:30 PM
J3.1
Source-receptor modeling using high resolution WRF meteorological fields and the HYSPLIT model to assess mercury pollution over the Mississippi Gulf Coast region
Anjaneyulu Yerramilli, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and V. B. R. Dodla, H. P. D. Dasari, S. V. Challa, F. Tuluri, J. M. Baham, R. Hughes, C. C. Patrick, J. Young, S. Swanier, M. Cohen, W. T. Luke, P. Kelly, D. Roland, A. Richard, J. Walker, M. Woodrey, and D. Ruple
  1:45 PM
J3.2
  2:00 PM
J3.3
Numerical simulations of the influence of the Vancouver metropolitan area on summertime atmospheric circulations during EPiCC
Sylvie Leroyer, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and J. Mailhot, S. Belair, and I. B. Strachan

  2:15 PM
J3.4
Evaluation of PM2.5 source regions over the Mississippi Gulf Coast using WRF/HYSPLIT modeling approach
LaToya Myles, NOAA/OAR/ARL/ATDD, Oak Ridge, TN; and W. Pendergrass, C. A. Vogel, Y. Anjaneyulu, V. B. R. Dodla, H. P. Dasari, C. V. Srinivas, F. Tuluri, J. M. Baham, R. Hughes, C. Patrick, J. Young, and S. Swanier
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Session 9
Plume Rise: Modeling and Measurements
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Jeffrey C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
  1:30 PM
9.1
Plume rise: a revisit of old problems and some new ones
Jeffrey C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  1:45 PM
9.2
Field and laboratory plume dispersion studies of buoyant plume release in an urban environment
Christian Bartolome, Riverside, CA; and S. Chen, X. Li, M. Princevac, A. Venkatram, and D. Pankratz
  2:00 PM
9.3
A new method of 2D and 3D Air Quality monitoring using a lidar
Sophie Loaec, LEOSPHERE, Paris, France; and L. Sauvage, B. Guinot, S. Lolli, and M. Fofana
  2:15 PM
9.4
Modeling Dispersion of Buoyant Emissions from a Low Level Source in an Urban Area
Qiguo Jing, University of California, Riverside, CA; and A. Venkatram, M. Princevac, and D. Pankratz

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Poster Session
Mesoscale Air Pollution and Meteorology
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
 
450
Evaluation for trajectory determination with basin, ridge and sounding meteorological data over a complex terrain
Pei-Hsuan Kuo, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan; and J. L. Tsai, M. L. Tang, P. J. Chu, and B. J. Tsuang


Joint Poster Session
 
448
The influence of the Chesapeake Bay Breeze on Maryland air quality
Laura Landry, Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore, MD; and D. Nguyen and M. Woodman

Handout (257.6 kB)

 
449
On the urban impacts on summer precipitation in New York City using a high resolution urban-mesoscale model
Estatio J. Gutiérrez, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. E. González and R. D. Bornstein


Joint Poster Session
Applications of Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Air Pollution Problems
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology; and the 8th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science )
 
452
Determining Turbulence Scaling Variables and Source Characteristics from Contaminant Concentration Data
Andrew J. Annunzio, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. E. Haupt and G. Young

Handout (302.1 kB)


Poster Session
Global & Regional Scale Contaminant Transport
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
 
451
 
562
Impact of Asian dust on air quality
Anton Darmenov, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and K. Darmenova and I. N. Sokolik

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

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Session 10
Mesoscale Air Pollution and Meteorology I
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Jeff McQueen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
  4:00 PM
10.1
Model evaluation and intercomparison study in Po basin
Iakovos Barmpadimos, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI, Switzerland; and M. Deserti, E. Minguzzi, R. San José, J. L. Pérez, J. Keller, S. Andreani-Aksoyoglu, D. Oderbolz, and A. Prévôt
  4:15 PM
10.2
Emergency dispersion forecasts for east Tennessee: How best to utilize WRF?
R. J. Dobosy, NOAA/ARL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; and D. J. Gagne II
  4:30 PM
10.3
Evaluation of Four Lagrangian Models Against the Cross-Appalachian and European Tracer Experiments
Bret A. Anderson, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Kansas City, KS; and R. W. Brode and H. Wong
  4:45 PM
10.4
Impact of ensemble mesoscale meteorological data used as input
Lance Avey, Utah Division of Air Quality, Salt Lake City, UT; and T. S. Cruickshank, P. R. Barickman, Y. Liu, G. Roux, S. F. Halvorson, E. Argenta, D. P. Storwold Jr., and J. C. Pace

  5:00 PM
10.5
Development of a WRF-AERMOD Tool for Regulatory Applications
Toree Myers-Cook, Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL; and J. Mallard and Q. Mao
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Session 11
Forest Fire Emissions: Transport and Dispersion Modeling and Measurements
Location: B309 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Marko Princevac, Univ. of California
  4:00 PM
11.1
Development of a modeling system for prescribed burn emissions and air quality impacts
M. Talat Odman, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and Y. Hu, G. L. Achtemeier, S. L. Goodrick, and L. Naeher
  4:15 PM
11.2
Laboratory study of particulate emissions factors of prescribed wildland fires
Trevor Brian Maynard, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA; and E. Hosseini, H. Jung, M. Princevac, S. Mahalingam, and R. Yokelson
  4:30 PM
11.3
A Comparative Study between FLEXPART-WRF and HYSPLIT in an Operational Setting: Analysis of Fire Emissions across complex geography using WRF
Lara E. Pagano, North Carolina State University/National Weather Service, Raleigh, NC; and A. P. Sims and R. Boyles
  4:45 PM
11.4
Injection height and long-range transport of biomass burning emissions: A comparison of satellite observations and numerical models
W. Wallace McMillan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and L. C. Sparling, M. Chin, H. Bian, and C. D. Barnet
  5:00 PM
11.5
Simulation and evaluation of smoke plume rise
Yongqiang Liu, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA; and G. Achtemeier, S. Goodrick, J. Qu, and S. Bhoi
  5:15 PM
11.6
Results from Daysmoke for weak smoke plumes
Gary L. Achtemeier, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA; and Y. Liu, S. L. Goodrick, L. Naeher, A. Gray, M. T. Odman, S. J. Frasier, and P. S. Tsai

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

7:00 PM-9:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Location: Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4 (GWCC)

Thursday, 21 January 2010

7:30 AM-8:30 AM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Washington Symposium Breakfast
Location: B208 (GWCC)

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

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Session 12
Mesoscale Air Pollution and Meteorology II
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Ted Yamada, Yamada Science & Art Corporation
  8:30 AM
12.1
An evaluation of WRF model output statistics techniques in eastern Tennessee
David John Gagne II, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. J. Dobosy
  8:45 AM
12.2
The I-4 disaster of 9 January 2008: could it have been predicted?
Gary L. Achtemeier, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA; and S. L. Goodrick
  9:00 AM
12.3
Evaluating NWP Ensemble Configurations for AT&D Applications
Jared Lee, Penn State University, State College, PA; and S. E. Haupt, D. R. Stauffer, A. Deng, L. J. Peltier, and J. C. Wyngaard
  9:30 AM
12.5
Evaluation of three planetary boundary layer schemes in the WRF Model
Xiaoming Hu, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. Nielsen-Gammon and F. Zhang

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

9:45 AM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Exhibits Open

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

Recording files available
Session 13
Global & Regional Scale Contaminant Transport
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Paula M. Davidson, NOAA/NWS
  11:00 AM
13.1
The significance of international transport of air pollutants
Henry Fuelberg, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. Elfring and L. Geller
  11:30 AM
13.3
Coupling Global and Regional Air Quality Models: Influence of Hemispheric Transport of Mineral Dust and Biomass Burning Aerosols on U.S. Air Quality
Youhua Tang, SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. T. Mcqueen, H. C. Huang, D. Kim, S. Lu, J. Huang, M. Tsidulko, P. Lee, H. M. Lin, D. W. Byun, D. Tong, T. Chai, I. Stanjer, and P. M. Davidson
  12:00 PM
13.5
Recording files available
Joint Session 18
Meteorology and Chemistry Modeling in Support of the State Implementation Plan
Location: B316 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; and the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology )
Cochairs: Daniel S. Cohan, Rice University; William Vizuete, University of North Carolina
  11:00 AM
J18.1
Assessing attainment likelihood of State Implementation Plans
Daniel S. Cohan, Rice University, Houston, TX; and A. Digar
  11:15 AM
J18.2
Evaluation of Source Apportionment and Source Sensitivity of Fine Particulate Matter
Michael J. Burr, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and Y. Zhang
  11:30 AM
J18.3
Investigation of morning PBL rise and impact on ozone production in regulatory simulations used in the Houston, TX SIP
William Vizuete, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and A. Valencia, H. Jeffries, B. Henderson, and H. Parikh
  11:45 AM
J18.4
Studying the impacts of wildfire emissions on Ozone in the Las Vegas Valley using cluster analysis and a statistical model
Shiang-Yuh Wu, Clark County, NV, Las Vegas, NV; and J. P. Huys, P. Wiker, W. Cates, and Z. Li

  12:00 PM
J18.5
Benefits of Forecast-based Residential Wood Burning Bans on Air Pollution
Clinton P. MacDonald, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and K. Craig, J. DeWinter, A. Pasch, B. Tollstrup, A. Kennard, and D. S. Miller

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

Recording files available
Joint Session 10
Air Quality Forecasting I
Location: B316 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; and the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology )
Cochairs: William F. Ryan, Penn State University; David Anselmo, EC
  1:30 PM
J10.1
NOAA's National Air Quality Forecast Guidance Capability: Reaching 50 States
Paula Davidson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. W. Byun, J. McQueen, I. Stajner, and K. Carey

  1:45 PM
J10.2
  2:00 PM
J10.3
Improving Real-Time AIRNow Maps using Data Fusion
Scott A. Jackson, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and C. P. MacDonald, P. H. Zahn, A. C. Chan, and D. S. Miller
  2:15 PM
J10.4
A new Canadian air quality forecast model: GEM-MACH15
David Anselmo, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and M. D. Moran, S. Ménard, D. Talbot, V. Bouchet, P. Makar, W. Gong, A. Kallaur, P. A. Beaulieu, H. Landry, P. Huang, and S. Gong
  2:30 PM
J10.5
Ensemble air quality Multi-model forecast System for Beijing (EMS-Beijing): Description and Application
Zifa Wang, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and Q. Wu, J. Zhu, P. Yan, X. Tang, A. Gbaguidi, and L. Gan

  2:45 PM
J10.6
Recording files available
Session 14
Urban Dispersion I
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Omduth Coceal, University of Reading
  1:45 PM
14.2
Network models of dispersion in urban areas
Stephen E. Belcher, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and E. V. Goulart and O. Coceal

  2:00 PM
14.3
Localized effect of building height on street level flows and concentration: water channel modeling
Sam Pournazeri, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA; and H. Pan, E. Pellereau, and M. Princevac
  2:30 PM
14.5
  2:45 PM
14.6
An inter-comparison of three urban wind models with Oklahoma City Joint Urban 2003 Experiment wind measurements
Marina K.–A. Neophytou, University of Cyprus, School of Engineering, Nicosia, Cyprus; and M. J. Brown and A. Gowardhan

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

Recording files available
Joint Session 11
Air Quality Forecasting II
Location: B316 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; and the 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology )
Cochairs: Daewon W. Byun, NOAA/OAR/ARL; Jacques Rousseau, EC/MSC
  3:30 PM
J11.1
Effects of meteorological and emissions conditions on the performance of NOAA Air Quality Forecasting Systems with two different chemical mechanisms
Daewon W. Byun, NOAA/OAR/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Lee, H. M. Lin, D. Tong, T. Chai, J. Mcqueen, Y. Tang, R. Mathur, A. Stein, F. Ngan, and P. M. Davidson

  3:45 PM
J11.2
The Canadian new Air Quality Health Index, 2008 evaluation
Jacques Rousseau, EC/MSC, Montreal, QC, Canada

  4:00 PM
J11.3
Application of an Air Quality Forecasting system to Predict Air Pollution Associated with Wildfires
Hsin-mu Lin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP and SAIC; and G. A. Pouliot, D. W. Byun, P. Lee, T. Chai, and P. Davidson

  4:15 PM
J11.4
  4:30 PM
J11.5
AQMOS: Air Quality Model Output Statistics
Dianne S. Miller, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and C. P. MacDonald, T. S. Dye, and K. Craig
  4:45 PM
J11.6
The Potential Utility of TAMDAR Data in Air Quality Forecasting
Neil A. Jacobs, AirDat LLC, Morrisville, NC; and M. Croke, P. Childs, and Y. Liu
Recording files available
Session 15
Urban Dispersion II
Location: B308 (GWCC)
Host: 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology
Chair: Pablo Huq, University of Delaware
  3:30 PM
15.1
Large-eddy simulation of street canyon flow and pollutant transport in neutral and unstable stratifications
Wai Chi Cheng, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, , Hong Kong; and C. H. Liu and D. Y. C. Leung
  3:45 PM
15.2
  4:00 PM
15.3
  4:15 PM
15.4
Event reconstruction for line source releases
Dragan Zajic, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. J. Brown and M. D. Williams
  4:30 PM
15.5
First 2D and 3D Lidar Observation ofUrban Aerosol Plumes
Laurent Sauvage, LEOSPHERE, Paris, France; and B. Guinot, S. Loaec, S. Lolli, and M. Fofana

  4:45 PM
15.6
Probability Modeling of Concentration Fluctuation behind Building
Mohamed F. Yassin, Department of Environmental Technology Management, Kuwait, Safat , Kuwait

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


AMS 90th Annual Meeting Adjourns