Northwest International Air Quality Environmental Science and Technology Consortium

NW AIRQUEST

Northwest Regional Modeling Consortium

February 2, 2012 Meeting

NOAA Sand Point, Building 1, WRC Conference Room
AGENDA


NW-AIRQUEST Meeting, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM

09:00-10:00   Airpact and ClearSky [pdf, 2.6 MB] (Joe Vaughan, WSU; group discussion)

10:00-10:15   The Edburg research agenda at WSU [pptx, 6.2 MB] (Steve Edburg, WSU)
                      Animations:
                      •   tc6_aa3_20to100 [avi, 24.3 MB]
                      •   tc6_aa3_xy_25to100 [avi, 28.5 MB]
                      •   tc7_aa3_20to100 [avi, 15.2 MB]
                      •   tc7_aa3_20to100_zoom [avi, 30.1 MB]
                      •   tc7_aa3_xy_20to100 [avi, 58.1 MB]
                      •   50_50_50_unthinned_5mrelease [avi, 7.8 MB]

10:15-10:30   BREAK

10:30-11:00   Other WSU activities [pdf, 6.1 MB]not presented (Joe Vaughan,WSU)
                      •   WEPS, NASA OMI, Ag fire modeling, climate change, jet biofuels

11:00-11:15   EPA GEO project update [pdf, 91 KB]not presented (Joe Vaughan, WSU; Bob Kotchenruther, EPA)

11:15-11:45   Comparisons of CMAQ and AURAMS modeling runs over coastal British Columbia [pdf, 3.75 MB]
                      (Robert Nissan, Environment Canada)

NRMC Meeting, 1:00 PM 4:30 PM

1:00   NW-AIRQUEST Report (Clint Bowman, Ecology)

1:15   Consortium Business
                 •   2012 outlook? (Bruce Louks, IDEQ)
                 •   Membership (Cliff Mass, UW; Rob Elleman, EPA)

1:30   System Status and Development [pdf, 1.9 MB] (Cliff Mass, UW)
                 •   Status of current system
                 •   1.33 km goes live
                 •   Status of 1.33 km air quality graphics and verification
                 •   Status of Extended-GFS
                 •   Vertical resolution, Revisit PBL/LSM schemes

~3:00   Atmospheric Circulation Patterns Associated with Episodes of Fine Particulate (PM2.5) Pollution in the PNW [pdf, 1.5 MB] (Nick Bond, UW)

~3:30   Profiler (Phil Swartzendruber, PSCAA)

~3:45   Meteorological Observations Network (Mark Albright, UW)

» NEXT MEETING - Thursday, June 7, 2012 (move to the 14th?)

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