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2008 Conference Agenda

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Here is a tentative agenda for the 2008 CMAS Conference. Each speaker is alloted 15 minutes for their oral presentation and 5 minutes for questions. Poster presentations are limited to 3 minutes total per poster. We will strictly enforce these time allotments, so that we have time to accommodate everyone on the schedule. *Times listed below are subject to change.

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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Shawn Roselle
9:20 AM Updates to the Treatment of Secondary Organic Aerosol in CMAQv4.7 [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Sergey L. Napelenok
9:40 AM Changes to the Multi-Pollutant version in the CMAQ 4.7 [Abstract]   [Slides]
William T. Hutzell
10:00 AM PM2.5 Source Apportionment Comparison of CMAQ and CAMx Estimates [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Kirk Baker
10:20 AM Break
10:50 AM Modeling transport and fate of Benzo(a)pyrene with CMAQ [Abstract]   [Slides]
Armin Aulinger
11:10 AM Modeling Chemically Reactive Air Toxics in the San Francisco Bay Area Using CAMx [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Ralph Morris
11:30 AM Comparison of MAQM and CMAQ model science, input/output files, and modelling results of a test case [Abstract]   [Slides]
Weimin Jiang
11:50 AM MCIP2AERMOD: A New Tool for Preparing Meteorological Inputs for AERMOD [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Jack Chen - A Method for Reducing Mass Inconsistency in CMAQ and its Impacts on Chemical Species Concentration [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • Pat Dolwick - Fine-scale CMAQ Sensitivity to the Initial Horizontal Resolution of Meteorological Input Fields [Abstract]
  • Chris Nolte - Implementation of an Online Photolysis Module in CMAQ 4.7 [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Rob Pinder - Examination of the impact of recent laboratory evidence of photoexcited NO2 chemistry on simulated summer-time regional air quality [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Ying Pan - Impact of Gas-Phase Chemistry on WRF/Chem Predictions of O3 and PM2.5 [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • Jeffrey O. Young - Inline Biogenic and Plume-Rise Emissions in CMAQ [Abstract]
  • Jerry Herwehe - Comparisons of the CMAQ and WRF/Chem Models for a 2006 Eastern U.S. Case Study [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Amy J. Nail
2:20 PM Impacts of Traffic Volumes and Wind Directions on Air Pollution Concentrations in Seoul, Korea [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Youngkook Kim
2:40 PM Development and Application of a Parallel Version of CMAQ-MADRID-APT [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Prakash Karamchandani
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM A dynamic adaptive grid method for improved modeling of biomass burning plumes [Abstract]   [Slides]
M. Talat Odman
3:50 PM Development of the Coupled 2-way WRF-CMAQ system [Abstract]   [Slides]
Jonathan Pleim
4:10 PM WRF-CMAQ coupling system Software Structure Overview [Abstract]   [Slides]
David Wong
4:30 PM Development and Evaluation of Global-Through-Urban WRF/Chem: Gas-Phase Mechanism, Gas-Aerosol Coupling, and Aerosol-Cloud Interactions [Abstract]
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. [Abstract]   [Slides]
Karsten Baumann
Asian Air Pollution Export and Aerosol-Regional Climate Interactions [Abstract]   [Slides]
Yang Zhang
8:30 AM Visualization, Exploration, and model comparison of NASA Air Quality Remote Sensing data via Giovanni [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Ana I. Prados
Effects of 2000-2050 Global Change Ozone Air Quality in the United States Using Models-3/CMAQ System [Abstract]   [Slides]
Joshua Fu
8:50 AM Insights into Urban Ozone Pollution from Ozone Soundings: Beltsville (MD), Houston and IONS (INTEX Ozonesonde Network Study, 2004 & 2006) [Abstract]   [Slides]
Anne Thompson
Carey Jang
9:10 AM Air Quality Observations from the OMI and GOME-2 Satellite Sensors: HCHO, CHO-CHO and Tropospheric Ozone [Abstract]   [Slides]
Thomas P. Kurosu
Evaluation of Mercury Outflow from East Asia using CMAQ-Hg [Abstract]   [Slides]
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. [Abstract]   [Slides]
Burcak Kaynak
Impact of the changes of prescribed fire emissions on regional air quality from 2002 to 2050 in the southeastern United States [Abstract]   [Slides]
Tao Zeng
9:50 AM Measurements of ozone in the troposphere from the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) and applications to understanding air quality [Abstract]   [Slides]
Gregory Osterman
PM Sulfate in Hong Kong [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Roger Kwok
10:10 AM Monitoring of Tropospheric Ozone from Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) [Abstract]   [Slides]
Xiong Liu
Downscaling effects of GEOS-Chem as CMAQ Initial and Boundary Conditions: "Tropopause effect" [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Nickolay Krotkov
CONCEPT emissions model: Expanding transparency, improving flexibility, improving science. [Abstract]   [Slides]
Mark Janssen
11:20 AM   NLCD Landuse Processing Tools and Projection Issues in Modeling [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
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) [Abstract]   [Slides]
George Pouliot
12:00 PM RAQMS-CMAQ Atmospheric Chemistry Model Data for the TexAQS-II Period for Use in the Verification of Satellite Observations. [Abstract]   [Slides]
Dae-Gyun Lee
Performance evaluation of isoprene in ozone modeling of Houston [Abstract]   [Slides]
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. [Abstract]   [Slides]
Paula Davidson
Methods for Incorporating Lightning NOx Emissions in CMAQ [Abstract]   [Slides]
K. Pickering
1:40 PM Development and Evaluation of a New Canadian Operational Air Quality Forecast Model: GEM-MACH15 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Michael Moran
Development of Wildland Fire Emission Inventories with the BlueSky Smoke Modeling Framework [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Neil Wheeler
2:00 PM Multi-Model Air Quality Forecasting over New York State for Summer 2008 [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Christian Hogrefe
Remote sensing and modeling of the Georgia 2007 fires [Abstract]   [Slides]
Eun-Su Yang
2:20 PM Improving PM2.5 forecasting ability of Hi-Res in southeastern United States [Abstract]   [Slides]
Yongtao Hu
Modeling and measurement of ammonia and PM2.5 concentrations associated with emissions from agriculture [Abstract]   [Slides]
Megan L. Gore
Hyun Cheol Kim
Using the EMF for Emission Sensitivities and for CMAQ [Abstract]   [Slides]
Alexis Zubrow
Daniel Tong
Ozone and PM2.5 Cross-sensitivity Analysis under Emission and Climate Changes [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Shaocai Yu
Using Local Scale Air Quality Modeling to Quantify Health Benefits [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Pius Lee
The Global Burden of Anthropogenic Ozone and Particulate Matter Air Pollution on Premature Human Mortality [Abstract]   [Slides]
Susan Casper
4:30 PM Assimilating AIRNOW ozone observations into CMAQ model to improve ozone forecasts [Abstract]   [Slides]
Tianfeng Chai
Further Development and Application of the CMAQ Ozone and Particle Precursor Tagging Methodologies (OPTM and PPTM) [Abstract]   [Slides]
Sharon Douglas
4:50 PM A Case Study using the CMAQ coupling with GFS-GOCART Dust Lateral Boundary Conditions [Abstract]   [Slides]
Youhua Tang
Analysis of the Association between Climate, Air Quality and Human Health in North Carolina [Abstract]   [Slides]
Adel Hanna
5:10 PM Poster Session (3 minutes per person to introduce their posters) (Redbud | Dogwood):
  • Bong Mann Kim - PM2.5 AIR QUALITY IN THE SOUTH COAST AIR BASIN: WHAT HAS CHANGED SINCE 1985? [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
  • Qiang Zhao - On the Use of Satellite Derived Aerosol Optical Depths to Improve PM2.5 Predictions [Abstract]
  • Jaroslav Resler - Inverse modeling of emissions using the CMAQ adjoint model [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
  • A.W. Strawa - Comparison of MODIS and Deep Blue algorithms with surface PM in the San Joaquin Valley, California [Abstract]
  • Yun Hee Park - Application of Satellite Fine Aerosol Product in CMAQ [Abstract]
  • Hsin-mu Lin - Influence of Emissions, PBL height of plume rise and CMAQ chemical mechanism for coupling of NAM-CMAQ Air Quality Forecasting [Abstract]
  • Jerry Gorline - Performance of NOAA-EPA Air Quality Predictions, 2007 - 2008 [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Daiwen Kang - A Real-time Bias-correction O3 Forecast System for the Continental US and the Performance Evaluation [Abstract]
  • Debra Baker - A Multi-Meteorology Air Quality Ensemble: Preliminary Results [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • Brian Eder - A DEMONSTRATION OF THE NATIONAL AIR QUALITY FORECAST CAPABILITY To Provide Local Forecast Guidance of Air Quality Index Values Based on O3 [Abstract]
  • Kenneth Craig - BlueSky Gateway: Providing Access to Products from the BlueSky Smoke Modeling Program [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Zhen-ling Wu - PM10 Forecast Experiments Using the CMAQ Results Modified by Variation processing method [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • 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 [Abstract]
  • Youn-Seo Koo - An Operational Evaluation of Air Quality Forecasting System in Korea [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]
  • Shu-Hui Cheng - Modeling Regional Haze in Shandong Province in China Using MM5/CMAQ [Abstract]
  • Christopher P. Loughner - On-line meteorology/chemistry model simulations in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas [Abstract]
  • Makarova M.V. - Coupling experimental data and CMAQ to investigate the carbon monoxide field formation in the North-West region of Russia [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
  • Taciana A. Albuquerque - Meteorological and emission fields for air quality simulation in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo, Brazil. [Abstract]
  • Brett Gantt - The Effect of Oceanic and Estuarine Isoprene Emissions on Secondary Organic Aerosol (SOA) and Ozone in the United States [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
  • Jung-Hun Woo - Development of a global emission inventory in support of a global atmospheric chemistry modeling study [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • David G. Streets - Satellite observed the recent blooming of power plant construction in China [Abstract]
  • Wei Zhou - Air Quality Impacts of Biodiesel Use in Texas [Abstract]
  • Jessica Lewis - Modeling Control Strategies for Simultaneous Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Reduction in the US Cement Industry [Abstract]
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) [Abstract]   [Slides]
K. Wyat Appel
8:50 AM Evaluation of 2002 Multi-pollutant Platform: Air Toxics, Ozone, and Particulate Matter [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
Hui Li
9:50 AM Retrospective Application and Evaluation of the Global Weather Research and Forecasting Model [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
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 [Abstract]   [Slides]
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 [Abstract]
  • Kirk Baker - An Evaluation of CMAQ Estimates of O3, NO, CO, and PM2.5 at Canadian Monitor Locations [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Prakash Doraiswamy - Comparison of model-predicted VOC concentrations with measurements [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
  • Kristen Foley - Probabilistic Estimates of Ozone Concentrations from an Ensemble of CMAQ Simulations [Abstract]   [Slides]
  • Robert Gilliam - Assessment of the WRF-ARW Version 3.0 using the Atmospheric Model Evaluation Tool [Abstract]
  • James Godowitch - Assessing Multi-year Change in Modeled and Observed NOx Concentrations [Abstract]
  • Matthew Johnson - Modeling Dust and Soluble Iron Deposition to the Southern Ocean: Application of GEOS-Chem [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
  • Xiao-huan Liu - Simulating Aerosol Mass and Size Distributions over California using CMAQ-MADRID [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • Li Pan - The study of mercury transportation over the Pacific [Abstract]
  • Harshal Parikh - Visualization of 3-dimensional Model Mixing Volume Heights for CMAQ and CAMx [Abstract]
  • Rui Zhang - Impact of emission source upwind of Hong Kong to the local air quality [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • Lihua Wang - Application of OMI ozone profiles in CMAQ. [Abstract]
  • Ralph Morris - Applying a 3-D photochemical model (CAMx) in multi-processor cluster (MPI) and shared-memory (Open-MP) computing environments [Abstract]
  • Jeffrey O. Young - Analysis of CMAQ 4.6.1 Performance and Efficiency [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]
  • Shannon Capps - Assessing Near-field and Downwind Impacts of Reactivity-based Substitutions [Abstract]
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Comparison of Two Annual PM2.5 Modeling Results in the South Coast Air Basin [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Bong Mann Kim
1:20 PM A Comparative Dynamic Evaluation of the AURAMS and CMAQ Air Quality Modeling Systems [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Michael Moran
1:40 PM Classification of Weather Patterns and Associated Trajectories of High Ozone Episodes in Houston during the 2005/2006 TexAQS-II [Abstract]   [Slides]
Fong Ngan
2:00 PM Impact of Reduced Nitrogen on Air Quality: Fine Scale Simulation, Evaluation, and Sensitivity Study [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Kristen Olsen
2:20 PM Effect of regional NOx emission controls on the long-range transport of ozone air pollution and human mortality [Abstract]   [Slides]
Jason West
2:40 PM Operational Evaluation and Dynamic Comparison of CAMx and CMAQ for Ozone and PM2.5 [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
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 [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
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 [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Ralph Morris
4:10 PM Incorporating uncertainty into air quality modeling and planning - A case study for Georgia [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Antara Digar
4:30 PM CMAQ Sensitivity to Winter-Time Ground Surface Albedo [Abstract]  [Extended Abstract]  [Slides]
Tyler Cruickshank