7th Conf. on Atmospheric Chemistry

Session 4

 Air Quality Forecasting - Aerosols and Ozone
 Organizers: B. K. Lamb, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; V. Rao Kotamarthi, ANL, Argonne, IL
8:30 AM4.1Evaluation of AIRPACT-2, a numerical, photochemical air quality forecast system, for ozone, particulate matter (PM2.5), and selected air toxics in the Pacific Northwest  
Abdullah Mahmud, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan, H. Westberg, and B. Lamb
8:45 AM4.2The WRF-chemistry air quality model: updates, improvements and evaluation  
Georg A. Grell, NOAA/ERL/FSL and CIRES/ Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Peckham, R. Schmitz, S. A. McKeen, and G. J. Frost
9:00 AM4.3Tests of rhe SMOKE emissions processing and modeling system in WRF-Chem   wrf recording
John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC, Raleigh, NC; and C. J. Coats
9:15 AM4.4Tests of an updated aerosol module in WRF-Chem   wrf recording
John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC, Raleigh, NC; and C. J. Coats
9:30 AM4.5The emissions processing system for the ETA/CMAQ air quality forecast system  extended abstract wrf recording
Georg A. Pouliot, NOAA/ERL/ARL and U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AM4.6Eta-CMAQ modeling system's capability to provide PM2.5 and aerosol optical thickness forecast  extended abstract wrf recording
Pius Lee, SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Mathur, J. McQueen, S. Kondragunta, J. Pleim, J. Young, M. Tsidulko, M. Schenk, G. DiMego, T. Otte, G. Pouliot, K. Schere, and P. Davidson
11:15 AM4.7Diagnostic evaluation, sensitivity analyses, and new development in the Eta/CMAQ air quality forecast system  
Jonathan Pleim, NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC; and R. Mathur
11:30 AM4.8CMAQ Aerosol Number and Mass Evaluation for Pacific Northwest  
Robert A. Elleman, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. A. Kotchenruther, D. S. Covert, C. F. Mass, and J. Chen
11:45 AM4.9Assessment of Eta-CMAQ forecasts of particulate matter distributions through comparisons with surface network and specialized measurements  
Rohit Mathur, Air Resources Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Research Triangle Park, NC; and K. L. Schere, J. Pleim, D. Kang, S. Yu, and P. Lee
12:00 PMLunch Break  
1:30 PM4.10National Air Quality Forecasting Capability: Initial Operational Capability  
Paula Davidson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and N. Seaman, J. McQueen, R. Mathur, J. Hayes, and R. A. Wayland
1:45 PM4.11Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) forecasting in the Philadelphia metropolitan area: Current practice and benchmark skill  extended abstract wrf recording
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and C. A. Piety
2:00 PM4.12Evaluation of the National Air Quality Forecast System (NAQFS) Developmental Large Domain Model: Summary of the Air Quality Forecasters Focus Group Workshop  extended abstract wrf recording
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and P. Davidson and P. Stokols
2:15 PM4.13An operational regional haze forecasting system  
Robert E. Imhoff, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Candler, NC; and J. N. McHenry and R. L. Miller
2:30 PM4.14A conservative framework for sub-gridscale terrain effects in air quality modeling  extended abstract wrf recording
Carlie J. Coats Jr., Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Raleigh, NC
2:45 PM4.15An Evaluation of Ozone Forecast Methods for the Eastern United States: Is There Room for Improvement?  extended abstract wrf recording
Scott A. Jackson, U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and A. C. Chan, C. E. Lengyel, R. A. Wayland, J. E. White, and T. S. Dye
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:30 PM4.16Application of adaptive unstructured grids to plume dispersion  
Ananthakrishna Sarma, Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, VA; and N. Ahmad, D. Bacon, T. Dunn, and M. Hall
3:45 PM4.17Attenuation of solar UV irradiances by different types of cloud conditions: a potential improvement for UV indices forecast  extended abstract
Didier Gillotay, Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Brussels, Belgium; and D. Bolsee and T. Besnard
4:00 PM4.18Atmospheric emission reduction scenarios simulated by Canadian AURAMS model  extended abstract wrf recording
Nedka Pentcheva, MSC, Montreal, QC, Canada; and G. Morneau
4:15 PM4.19Near-realtime simulation of O3 and PM2.5 over the Northeastern United States: results for summer 2004  extended abstract
Christian Hogrefe, New York State Department of Enviormental Conservation, Albany, NY; and G. Sistla, W. Hao, J. Y. Ku, R. S. Gaza, L. Sedefian, K. Schere, A. Gilliland, and R. Mathur
4:30 PM4.20Simulation of smart balloon trajectories during the 2004 AIRMAP campaign  
Annette Hollingshead, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. Businger and R. Johnson
4:45 PM4.21Simulations of fine particular matter (PM2.5) in Houston, Texas  
Jiwen Fan, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and R. Zhang

Thursday, 13 January 2005: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

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