October 6, 2008 - Grumman Auditorium
7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM A/V Session - Presentation Upload
8:45 AM Welcome Address by Dr. Adel Hanna with Introduction by Dr. Phil Berke, Interim Director, Institute for the Environment
Air Quality Model Development
Session Chair: Kenneth Schere (US-EPA)
9:00 AM Incremental Testing of Updates to the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Modeling System Version 4.7
Shawn Roselle
9:20 AM Updates to the Treatment of Secondary Organic Aerosol in CMAQv4.7
Sergey L. Napelenok
9:40 AM Changes to the Multi-Pollutant version in the CMAQ 4.7
William T. Hutzell
10:00 AM PM2.5 Source Apportionment Comparison of CMAQ and CAMx Estimates
Kirk Baker
10:20 AM Break
10:50 AM Modeling transport and fate of Benzo(a)pyrene with CMAQ
Armin Aulinger
11:10 AM Modeling Chemically Reactive Air Toxics in the San Francisco Bay Area Using CAMx
Ralph Morris
11:30 AM Comparison of MAQM and CMAQ model science, input/output files, and modelling results of a test case
Weimin Jiang
11:50 AM MCIP2AERMOD: A New Tool for Preparing Meteorological Inputs for AERMOD
Neil Davis
12:10 PM Poster Session (3 minutes per person to introduce their posters):
  • Prakash Bhave - Implementation of a Dynamically Interactive Coarse Particle Mode in CMAQv4.7
  • Jack Chen - A Method for Reducing Mass Inconsistency in CMAQ and its Impacts on Chemical Species Concentration
  • Pat Dolwick - Fine-scale CMAQ Sensitivity to the Initial Horizontal Resolution of Meteorological Input Fields
  • Chris Nolte - Implementation of an Online Photolysis Module in CMAQ 4.7
  • Rob Pinder - Examination of the impact of recent laboratory evidence of photoexcited NO2 chemistry on simulated summer-time regional air quality
  • Ying Pan - Impact of Gas-Phase Chemistry on WRF/Chem Predictions of O3 and PM2.5
  • Jeffrey O. Young - Inline Biogenic and Plume-Rise Emissions in CMAQ
  • Jerry Herwehe - Comparisons of the CMAQ and WRF/Chem Models for a 2006 Eastern U.S. Case Study
12:40 PM Lunch
1:40 PM Three-dimensional model studies of exchange processes in the troposphere: use of potential vorticity to specify aloft O3 in regional models
Rohit Mathur
2:00 PM Quantifying Local Creation and Regional Transport using a Hierarchical Space-Time Model of Ozone as a Function of Observed NOx, a Latent Space-Time VOC Process, Emissions, and Meteorology
Amy J. Nail
2:20 PM Impacts of Traffic Volumes and Wind Directions on Air Pollution Concentrations in Seoul, Korea
Youngkook Kim
2:40 PM Development and Application of a Parallel Version of CMAQ-MADRID-APT
Prakash Karamchandani
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM A dynamic adaptive grid method for improved modeling of biomass burning plumes
M. Talat Odman
3:50 PM Development of the Coupled 2-way WRF-CMAQ system
Jonathan Pleim
4:10 PM WRF-CMAQ coupling system Software Structure Overview
David Wong
4:30 PM Development and Evaluation of Global-Through-Urban WRF/Chem: Gas-Phase Mechanism, Gas-Aerosol Coupling, and Aerosol-Cloud Interactions
Yang Zhang
October 7, 2008
 Redbud Room Dogwood Room
7:30 AM Registration, A/V Session - Presentation Upload Registration, A/V Session - Presentation Upload
  Air Quality Measurements and Observational Studies
Session Chairs: Richard Scheffe (US-EPA) and Lawrence Friedl, NASA
Interactions of Air Quality and Regional Climate and Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollutants
Session Chairs: Praveen Amar (NESCUAM) and Carey Jang (US-EPA)
8:10 AM Prescribed burning impacts on air quality in the South-Eastern U.S.
Karsten Baumann
Asian Air Pollution Export and Aerosol-Regional Climate Interactions
Yang Zhang
8:30 AM Visualization, Exploration, and model comparison of NASA Air Quality Remote Sensing data via Giovanni
Ana I. Prados
Effects of 2000-2050 Global Change Ozone Air Quality in the United States Using Models-3/CMAQ System
Joshua Fu
8:50 AM Insights into Urban Ozone Pollution from Ozone Soundings: Beltsville (MD), Houston and IONS (INTEX Ozonesonde Network Study, 2004 & 2006)
Anne Thompson
Carey Jang
9:10 AM Air Quality Observations from the OMI and GOME-2 Satellite Sensors: HCHO, CHO-CHO and Tropospheric Ozone
Thomas P. Kurosu
Evaluation of Mercury Outflow from East Asia using CMAQ-Hg
C.-J. Lin
9:30 AM Comparison of NOx emissions and NO2 concentrations from a regional scale air quality model (CMAQ-DDM/3D) with satellite NO2 retrievals (SCIAMACHY) over the continental U.S.
Burcak Kaynak
Impact of the changes of prescribed fire emissions on regional air quality from 2002 to 2050 in the southeastern United States
Tao Zeng
9:50 AM Measurements of ozone in the troposphere from the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) and applications to understanding air quality
Gregory Osterman
PM Sulfate in Hong Kong
Roger Kwok
10:10 AM Monitoring of Tropospheric Ozone from Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI)
Xiong Liu
Downscaling effects of GEOS-Chem as CMAQ Initial and Boundary Conditions: "Tropopause effect"
Yun-Fat Lam
10:30 AM Break Break
  Air Quality Measurements and Observational Studies (cont.) Emissions Inventories, Modeling and Analyses
Session Chair: Tom Pierce (US-EPA)
11:00 AM Global SO2 pollution sources detected with satellite Ozone Monitoring Instrument
Nickolay Krotkov
CONCEPT emissions model: Expanding transparency, improving flexibility, improving science.
Mark Janssen
11:20 AM   NLCD Landuse Processing Tools and Projection Issues in Modeling
Limei Ran
11:40 AM Examining the Impact of Satellite Cloud Correction Together with the Assimilation of Satellite-Derived Ozone and Aerosol Products in Improving Air Quality Model Predictions
Arastoo Pour Biazar
A Tale of Two Models: A comparison of the Biogenic Emission Inventory System (BEIS) and Model of Emissions of Gases and Aerosols from Nature (MEGAN)
George Pouliot
12:00 PM RAQMS-CMAQ Atmospheric Chemistry Model Data for the TexAQS-II Period for Use in the Verification of Satellite Observations.
Dae-Gyun Lee
Performance evaluation of isoprene in ozone modeling of Houston
Mark Estes
12:20 PM Lunch Lunch
  Air Quality Forecasting
Session Chairs: Jeff McQueen (NOAA) and Rohit Mathur (US-EPA)
Emissions Inventories, Modeling and Analyses (cont.)
1:20 PM Expansions to NOAA's National Air Quality Forecast Capability.
Paula Davidson
Methods for Incorporating Lightning NOx Emissions in CMAQ
K. Pickering
1:40 PM Development and Evaluation of a New Canadian Operational Air Quality Forecast Model: GEM-MACH15
Michael Moran
Development of Wildland Fire Emission Inventories with the BlueSky Smoke Modeling Framework
Neil Wheeler
2:00 PM Multi-Model Air Quality Forecasting over New York State for Summer 2008
Christian Hogrefe
Remote sensing and modeling of the Georgia 2007 fires
Eun-Su Yang
2:20 PM Improving PM2.5 forecasting ability of Hi-Res in southeastern United States
Yongtao Hu
Modeling and measurement of ammonia and PM2.5 concentrations associated with emissions from agriculture
Megan L. Gore
Hyun Cheol Kim
Using the EMF for Emission Sensitivities and for CMAQ
Alexis Zubrow
Daniel Tong
Ozone and PM2.5 Cross-sensitivity Analysis under Emission and Climate Changes
Shannon Capps
3:20 PM Break Break
  Air Quality Forecasting (cont.) Integrated Modeling Systems for Environmental Decision Support
Session Chair: Jason West (UNC-Chapel Hill)
3:50 PM Comparison of three photochemical mechanisms (CB4, CB05, SAPRC99) for the Eta-CMAQ air quality forecast model for O3 during the 2004 ICARTT study
Shaocai Yu
Using Local Scale Air Quality Modeling to Quantify Health Benefits
Neal Fann
4:10 PM Effect of temporal averaging of vertical eddy diffusivity on the forecast quality of surface zone concentration of the National Air Quality Forecast Capability
Pius Lee
The Global Burden of Anthropogenic Ozone and Particulate Matter Air Pollution on Premature Human Mortality
Susan Casper
4:30 PM Assimilating AIRNOW ozone observations into CMAQ model to improve ozone forecasts
Tianfeng Chai
Further Development and Application of the CMAQ Ozone and Particle Precursor Tagging Methodologies (OPTM and pptM)
Sharon Douglas
4:50 PM A Case Study using the CMAQ coupling with GFS-GOCART Dust Lateral Boundary Conditions
Youhua Tang
Analysis of the Association between Climate, Air Quality and Human Health in North Carolina
Adel Hanna
5:10 PM Poster Session (3 minutes per person to introduce their posters) (Redbud | Dogwood):
  • Qiang Zhao - On the Use of Satellite Derived Aerosol Optical Depths to Improve PM2.5 Predictions
  • Jaroslav Resler - Inverse modeling of emissions using the CMAQ adjoint model
  • A.W. Strawa - Comparison of MODIS and Deep Blue algorithms with surface PM in the San Joaquin Valley, California
  • Yun Hee Park - Application of Satellite Fine Aerosol Product in CMAQ
  • Hsin-mu Lin - Influence of Emissions, PBL height of plume rise and CMAQ chemical mechanism for coupling of NAM-CMAQ Air Quality Forecasting
  • Jerry Gorline - Performance of NOAA-EPA Air Quality Predictions, 2007 - 2008
  • Daiwen Kang - A Real-time Bias-correction O3 Forecast System for the Continental US and the Performance Evaluation
  • Debra Baker - A Multi-Meteorology Air Quality Ensemble: Preliminary Results
  • Brian Eder - A DEMONSTRATION OF THE NATIONAL AIR QUALITY FORECAST CAPABILITY To Provide Local Forecast Guidance of Air Quality Index Values Based on O3
  • Kenneth Craig - BlueSky Gateway: Providing Access to Products from the BlueSky Smoke Modeling Program
  • Zhen-ling Wu - PM10 Forecast Experiments Using the CMAQ Results Modified by Variation processing method
  • Shaocai Yu - A study of the impact of WRF/NMM and WRF/ARW meteorology on CMAQ simulations for O3, PM2.5, their related precursors and meteorological parameters during the 2006 TexAQS/GoMACCS study
  • Youn-Seo Koo - An Operational Evaluation of Air Quality Forecasting System in Korea
Poster Session (3 minutes per person to introduce their posters) (Redbud | Dogwood):
  • Yao-Sheng Chen - Application of Online-Coupled WRF/Chem over East Asia and Intercomparison with Offline MM5/CMAQ
  • Shu-Hui Cheng - Modeling Regional Haze in Shandong Province in China Using MM5/CMAQ
  • Christopher P. Loughner - On-line meteorology/chemistry model simulations in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas
  • Makarova M.V. - Coupling experimental data and CMAQ to investigate the carbon monoxide field formation in the North-West region of Russia
  • Taciana T.de A. Albuquerque - Meteorological and emission fields for air quality simulation in the Metropolitan Area of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • Brett Gantt - The Effect of Oceanic and Estuarine Isoprene Emissions on Secondary Organic Aerosol (SOA) and Ozone in the United States
  • Jung-Hun Woo - Development of a global emission inventory in support of a global atmospheric chemistry modeling study
  • David G. Streets - Satellite observed the recent blooming of power plant construction in China
  • Wei Zhou - Air Quality Impacts of Biodiesel Use in Texas
  • Jessica Lewis - Modeling Control Strategies for Simultaneous Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Reduction in the US Cement Industry
6:00 PM Reception Reception
October 8, 2008 - Grumman Auditorium
7:45 AM A/V Session - Presentation Upload
Model Evaluation and Analysis
Session Chairs: Alice Gilliland (US-EPA)
8:30 AM Overview of the Atmospheric Model Evaluation Tool (AMET)
K. Wyat Appel
8:50 AM Evaluation of 2002 Multi-pollutant Platform: Air Toxics, Ozone, and Particulate Matter
Sharon Phillips
9:10 AM Impact on Ozone Prediction at a Fine Grid Resolution: An Examination of Nudging Analysis and PBL Schemes in Meteorological Model
Yunhee Kim
9:30 AM Identifying Optimal Temporal Scale for the Correlation of AOD and Ground Measurements of PM2.5 to Improve the Model Performance in a Real-time Air Quality Estimation System
Hui Li
9:50 AM Retrospective Application and Evaluation of the Global Weather Research and Forecasting Model
Joshua Hemperly
10:10 AM Break
10:40 AM The response of secondary inorganic aerosols to precursor emission reductions in south east England June 2006
Andrea Fraser
11:00 AM Poster Session (3 minutes per person to introduce their posters):
  • K. Wyat Appel - Analysis of the impact of MM5 and WRF meteorology on CMAQ model predictions
  • Kirk Baker - An Evaluation of CMAQ Estimates of O3, NO, CO, and PM2.5 at Canadian Monitor Locations
  • Prakash Doraiswamy - Comparison of model-predicted VOC concentrations with measurements
  • Kristen Foley - Probabilistic Estimates of Ozone Concentrations from an Ensemble of CMAQ Simulations
  • Robert Gilliam - Assessment of the WRF-ARW Version 3.0 using the Atmospheric Model Evaluation Tool
  • James Godowitch - Assessing Multi-year Change in Modeled and Observed NOx Concentrations
  • Matthew Johnson - Modeling Dust and Soluble Iron Deposition to the Southern Ocean: Application of GEOS-Chem
  • Xiao-huan Liu - Simulating Aerosol Mass and Size Distributions over California using CMAQ-MADRID
  • Li Pan - The study of mercury transportation over the Pacific
  • Harshal Parikh - Visualization of 3-dimensional Model Mixing Volume Heights for CMAQ and CAMx
  • Rui Zhang - Impact of emission source upwind of Hong Kong to the local air quality
  • Lihua Wang - Application of OMI ozone profiles in CMAQ.
  • Ralph Morris - Applying a 3-D photochemical model (CAMx) in multi-processor cluster (MPI) and shared-memory (Open-MP) computing environments
  • Jeffrey O. Young - Analysis of CMAQ 4.6.1 Performance and Efficiency
  • Shannon Capps - Assessing Near-field and Downwind Impacts of Reactivity-based Substitutions
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Comparison of Two Annual PM2.5 Modeling Results in the South Coast Air Basin
Bong Mann Kim
1:20 PM A Comparative Dynamic Evaluation of the AURAMS and CMAQ Air Quality Modeling Systems
Michael Moran
1:40 PM Classification of Weather Patterns and Associated Trajectories of High Ozone Episodes in Houston during the 2005/2006 TexAQS-II
Fong Ngan
2:00 PM Impact of Reduced Nitrogen on Air Quality: Fine Scale Simulation, Evaluation, and Sensitivity Study
Kristen Olsen
2:20 PM Effect of regional NOx emission controls on the long-range transport of ozone air pollution and human mortality
Jason West
2:40 PM Operational Evaluation and Dynamic Comparison of CAMx and CMAQ for Ozone and PM2.5
Kirk Baker
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM Application of an emissions source apportionment method for primary PM components in a regional air quality model
Dr. Mehrez Samaali
3:50 PM Use of PM Source Apportionment to Assess the Contributions of Eastern U.S. States to Visibility and PM2.5 Concentrations
Ralph Morris
4:10 PM Incorporating uncertainty into air quality modeling and planning - A case study for Georgia
Antara Digar
4:30 PM CMAQ Sensitivity to Winter-Time Ground Surface Albedo
Tyler Cruickshank