92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 4 Atmospheric Chemistry/Air Quality—III

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 342 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs:  Robert A. Elleman, Univ. of Washington and Steven Peckham, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado & NOAA/ESRL/GSD
Strong Influences of Land Use Land Cover Characterization on Air Quality Forecast Modeling

  1:30 PM
Development and Evaluation of Remote Sensing and In Situ Aerosol Measurement Capability Aboard the NASA Langley King Air Aircraft in the DEVOTE Field Campaign
Gergely Dolgos, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and M. Ottaviani, M. Y. M. Yang, J. Hair, A. Beyersdorf, M. D. Obland, R. Rogers, L. Ziemba, J. V. Martins, and B. Cairns
Manuscript (28.1 kB)

  2:15 PM
Expansion of NOAA's National Air Quality Forecast Guidance
Ivanka Stajner, NOAA/NWS/OST, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Lee, J. T. Mcqueen, R. Draxler, G. Manikin, K. Wedmark, and T. McClung
A 3DVAR System for MODIS Aerosols and WRF/CHEM

  2:45 PM
CMAQ Background Error Covariance Estimation and Its Implementation in Chemical Data Assimilation
Tianfeng Chai, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Lee, Y. Tang, M. Pagowski, and I. Stajner