Northwest International Air Quality Environmental Science and Technology Consortium


Northwest Regional Modeling Consortium

February 7, 2013 Meeting Agenda

NOAA Sand Point in Seattle, Building 1, WRC Conference Room
Teleconference number (866) 299-3188, code 2065532146#

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NW-AIRQUEST Meeting, 9:00 AM Noon

9:00-9:30   Satellite NO2 and surface ozone in CA, and PNW? (Todd Mitchell, UW)

9:30-9:50   Oregon DEQ survey-monitoring project [discussion draft] (Phil Allen, ODEQ)

9:50-10:10   Fairbanks update (Rob Elleman, EPA)

10:10-10:20   BREAK

10:20-10:40   YAWNS update (Tim Vanreken, WSU)

10:40-11:00   Modeling of Treasure Valley (Tim Vanreken, Rui Zhang, WSU)

11:00-11:30   WSU updates and progress (Joe Vaughan, WSU)
                       •   Wood smoke emissions update
                       •   AIRPACT-4

11:30-12:00   AIRQUEST business: annual meeting, new business

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)
                 •   Status of current system, including tests of RUC vs. NOAA LSM for recent air quality episode
                 •   Who is going to pay for hardware upgrades
                 •   Decision on air quality color scheme
                 •   Other graphics product development and needs
                 •   Example of profiler usefulness

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

2:05   BREAK

2:20   Consortium Business

2:30   How Puget Sound Clean Air is using ceilometer data (Phil Swartzendruber, PSCAA)

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