Northwest International Air Quality Environmental Science and Technology Consortium

NW AIRQUEST

Northwest Regional Modeling Consortium

October 4, 2012 Meeting Agenda

NOAA Sand Point, Building 1, WRC Conference Room


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

9:00-10:00   WSU updates and progress (Brian Lamb, WSU)
                 •   Airpact-4
                 •   Wildfire emissions
                 •   ClearSky

10:00-10:15   EPA-WSU GEOSS project update (Farren Herron-Thorpe, WSU)

10:15-10:30   Idaho's Summer - Wildfires and Boise Haboob (Rick Hardy, IDEQ)
                      Burns Junction, Oregon (Aug 5, 2012): Dust/Ash Storm video (avi)

10:30-10:45   BREAK

10:45-11:15   YAWNS Study (Ranil Dhammapala, Ecology)

11:15-11:30   Wood Smoke Workgroup: Spatial wood smoke allocation update
                      (Erik Saganic, PSCAA; Sally Otterson, Ecology; Chris Swab, Oregon DEQ)

11:30-11:45   Outreach Workgroup discussion update (Erik Saganic, PSCAA)

11:45-12:00   Budget discussion, future tasks

NRMC Meeting, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

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

1:10   System Status and Development (Cliff Mass, UW)
                 •   Current system status, tests of new WRF version, PBL schemes, LSM model, vertical level structure
                 •   Consortium decision on if/when to implement changes
                 •   December 2011 test case

~1:55   Meteorological Observations Network (Mark Albright, UW)

~2:05   Consortium Business plus break

~2:30   Dirunal PBL depth in Columbia Basin (Julie, Rob, Cliff, etc.)

~3:00   Profiler Update (Phil Swartzendruber, PSCAA)

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