October 28, 2013 - Grumman Auditorium

7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM A/V Upload for Oral Presenters
8:30 AM Opening Remarks: Dr. Barbara Entwisle, Vice Chancellor for Research, UNC-Chapel Hill
8:40 AM Keynote Address: Dr. Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta
Director, National Exposure Research Laboratory, US EPA
9:10 AM CMAS Update, Dr. Adel Hanna, Director, CMAS
9:20 AM Special Presentation: Dr. Ted Russell (Georgia Tech) on Air Quality Modeling and Health Assessment
10:00 AM Break
  Model Development, chaired by Prakash Bhave (US EPA) and Amir Hakami (Carleton University)
10:30 AM The Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model: Updates and Future Development
Jonathan Pleim
10:50 AM A regional chemical reanalysis prototype
Pius Lee
11:10 AM A Computationally Efficient Model for Estimating Background Concentrations of NOx, NO2, and O3
Si Tan
11:30 AM Adjoint-based climate penalty factor: a perspective on air quality decision-making in a changing world
Amir Hakami
11:50 AM  
12:10 PM Lunch, Trillium Room
1:10 PM The application and validation of two-way coupled WRF/CMAQ modeling system in China
Wang Jiandong
1:30 PM A significant source of isoprene aerosol controlled by acidity
Havala Pye
1:50 PM Development of a new parameterization for below-cloud scavenging of size-resolved PM by both rain and snow
Michael D. Moran
2:10 PM Implementation of the Berkeley Dalhousie Soil NOx Parameterization into CMAQ
Benjamin Lash
2:30 PM Implementation and evaluation of new HONO mechanisms in CAMx 6.1
Prakash Karamchandani
2:50 PM On using process-based statistical models of air pollutants to address regulatory and research needs.
Amy Nail
3:10 PM Break
3:40 - 5:30 PMPoster Session 1

Air Quality Measurements and Observational Studies

Jason Ching - Perspective on urban canopy modeling for weather climate and air quality applications

Hamish Hains - Methodology to Visualize and Validate Modelling Data with Open-Sourced Software

Li Pan - Preliminary analyses of flight measurements and CMAQ simulation during Southeast Nexus (SENEX) field experiment

Stephen Reid - AirNow Satellite Data Processor: Improving EPAs AirNow Air Quality Index Maps Using NASA/NOAA Satellite Data

Jim Smith - Characterization of Gulf of Mexico Background Ozone Concentrations

Hongmei Zhao - Reconstructing fire records from ground-based routine aerosol

Computational Aspects of Air Quality Models


David Wong - I/O Analysis for the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model

David Wong - Optimizing a coated-sphere module for use in coupled WRF-CMAQ

Fine Scale Modeling and Single Source Assessments

Pat Dolwick - Comparisons of CMAQ model performance over the Northeast United States as a function of grid resolution (12km vs. 4km) for a 2007 annual model simulation

James Kelly - Inter-comparison of Photochemical Modeling by EPA and CARB for the Calnex 2010 Study

James Kelly - Examining the impacts of emissions from single-sources on PM2.5 and ozone using a photochemical model

Chris Misenis - Development of a 2007 Fine Scale Platform: Meteorological Evaluation

Chris Misenis - Meteorological Evaluation to Support a 2011 Air Quality Modeling Platform

Model Development

Scott Boone - Calculation of sensitivity coefficients for airport emissions in the Continental United States using CMAQ DDM-3D/PM

Shannon Capps - Assessing sources of ozone damages to human health and ecosystems with the CMAQ adjoint

Kathleen Fahey - Towards building better linkages between aqueous phase chemistry and microphysics in CMAQ

Gookyoung Heo - Evaluating and improving atmospheric chemical mechanisms used for modeling ozone formation from alkenes

Xin Li - Source Sensitivity of Secondary Inorganic Fine Particles Based on Sectors and Regions Using the GEOS-Chem Adjoint Model

Neha Sareen - Implementing explicit SOA aqueous chemistry in CMAQ

Golam Sarwar - Impacts of CB6 and CB05TU chemical mechanisms on air quality

Golam Sarwar - Examination of sulfate production by CB05TU, RACM2, and RACM2 with SCI initiated SO2 oxidation in the Northern Hemisphere

Matthew Woody - Comparison of CMAQ Aerosol Concentrations, Dry Deposition, and Size Distributions using AE6 and the Volatility Basis Set

Matthew Woody - An Updated Framework to Model Organic Aerosol Formation from Aircraft Emissions in CMAQ

Modeling to Support Exposure and Health Studies and Community-scale Applications

Tim Barzyk - A Reduced-Form Model to Estimate Near-Road Air Quality for Communities: The Screening Tool for Roadway Emissions and Exposure to Toxics (STREET)

Douglas Becker - Assessing the future human health impacts of air pollution and heat events attributable to anthropogenic emissions and global climate change

Janet Burke - Characterizing variability in exposures to traffic-related air pollutants for NEXUS: Comparison of exposure estimation approaches

Chris Emery - Techniques Using HDDM Sensitivity to Estimate Future Ozone Frequency Distributions from Reduced Emissions

Vlad Isakov - Air Quality Modeling in Support of the Near-road EXposures and effects of Urban air pollutants Study (NEXUS)

Cesunica Ivey - Spatiotemporal Comparison of Novel Hybrid Source Apportionment and Receptor Modeling Results

Hyun Cheol Kim - Fine-scale comparison of GOME-2, OMI and CMAQ NO2 columns over Southern California in 2008

Amanda Pappin - Diurnal Influences of the Urban Heat Island Effect on Ozone Mortality: An Adjoint Case Study

Xinxin Zhai - Generating spatially-resolved mobile source impacts using an observation-CMAQ data fusion technique and an emission-based indicator source apportionment approach

Sensitivity of Air Quality Models to Meteorological Inputs

Jerry Herwehe - Evaluation of Cumulus Cloud - Radiation Interaction Effects on Air Quality-Relevant Meteorological Variables from WRF from a Regional Climate Perspective

Fong (Fantine) Ngan - Sensitivity of ozone and its prediction to air mass classification

Ken Craig - Annual WRF Simulations for the Utah Bureau of Land Managements Air Resource Management Strategy (ARMS) Air Quality Modeling

Elliot Tardif, Nicholas Witcraft and Bradley McLamb - Retrospective Analysis of Meteorological Effects on Photochemical Modeling in North Carolina

Aijun Xiu - GOES data assimilation in the WRF model: Development and Evaluation

October 29, 2013

 Grumman Auditorium Dogwood Room
7:30 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AMA/V Upload for Oral PresentersA/V Upload for Oral Presenters
  Emissions Inventories, Models, and Processes, chaired by Alison Eyth (US EPA) and Julie McDill (MARAMA) Air Quality Measurements and Observational Studies, chaired by Ken Pickering (NASA-GSFC)
8:30 AM Sensitivity to changes in HONO emissions from mobile sources simulated for Houston area
Beata Czader
Assessment of the two-way Coupled WRF-CMAQ Model with Observations from the CARES
Chuen Meei Gan
8:50 AM ERTAC Electric Generating Unit Emissions Projection Tool - Methodology and Results
Julie McDill PE, MARAMA
Particle phase liquid water measurements during the Southern Oxidant and Aerosol Study
Thien Khoi V. Nguyen
9:10 AM Inter-comparison of Emission Projection Methods for NOx and SO2 Emissions From Electricity Generating Units
Byeong-Uk Kim
The January-February 2013 DISCOVER-AQ Field Campaign in theSan Joaquin Valley of California: Observations and Initial CMAQ Simulations
Kenneth Pickering
9:30 AM Key Non-EGU Projections Issues for the 2011 Emissions Modeling Platform
Rich Mason
Evaluating fine-scale photochemical modeling for California during May-June 2010
James Kelly
9:50 AM Break Break
10:20 AM Influences of Drought on Biogenic VOC Emissions
Erin Chavez-Figueroa
HCHO and NO2 column comparisons between OMI, GOME-2 and CMAQ during 2013 SENEX campaign
Hyun Cheol Kim
10:40 AM Estimation of Biomass Burning Emissions over Turkey using SEVIRI Fire Characterization data: the Antalya fire, August 2008
Giuseppe Baldassarre
Ammonia Measurements by the NASA Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES)
Karen Cady-Pereira
11:00 AM Development of a Uinta Basin Oil and Gas Emissions Inventory Suitable for a Model Performance Evaluation
Courtney Taylor
Developing a High-Spatial-Resolution Aerosol Optical Depth Product Using MODIS Data for Evaluating Aerosol During Large Wildfire Events
Stephen Reid
11:20 AM Advances in Support of the CMAQ Bidirectional Science Option for the estimation of ammonia flux from agricultural cropland.
Ellen Cooter
Quantifying regional background ozone for Houston, Texas
Mark Estes
11:40 AM Assessment of black carbon in the Arctic: new emission inventory of Russia, model evaluation and implications
Kan Huang
Intercomparison of secondary organic aerosol models based on SOA/Ox ratio
Yu Morino
12:00 PM Lunch, Trillium Room Lunch, Trillium Room
1:00 PM Ozone Reactivity Analyses of Air Pollutant Emission Inventories
Zac Adelman
  Emissions (cont.) Sensitivity of Air Quality Models to Meteorological Inputs, chaired by Pat Dolwick (US EPA)
1:20 PM Development and Status of EPAs 2011 Emissions Modeling Platform
Alison Eyth
Mesoscale meteorological modeling at kilometer scale grid meshes for air quality simulations.
Jason Ching
1:40 PM Car Time: Updating onroad temporal profiles
Alexis Zubrow
Fine-scale Meteorological Simulation of Cold Pools in Salt Lake City
Chris Misenis
2:00 PM Summary of the Emission Inventories compiled for the AQMEII Phase 2 Simulations
George Pouliot
Sensitivity of Simulated Cloud Properties to Meteorological Model Configurations
Junhua Zhang
2:20 PM Top-down estimate of surface flux in the Los Angeles Basin using a mesoscale inverse modeling technique: assessing anthropogenic emissions of CO, NOx and CO2 and their impacts
J. Brioude
Application of a synoptic typing scheme to assess multi-year ozone model performance to variable meteorological patterns
Pat Dolwick
2:40 PM Evaluation of NOx emission inventories in California using multi-satellite data sets, AMAX-DOAS and in-situ airborne measurements, and regional model simulations during the CalNex field campaign
Si-Wan Kim
Recent Advances in High-Resolution Lagrangian Transport Modeling
Jennifer Hegarty
3:00 PM Break Break
3:30 PMDeveloper/User Meeting , moderated by Zac Adelman (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Grumman Auditorium
5:00 - 7:00 PMReception/Poster Session 2

Emissions Inventories, Models, and Processes

Saba Aghassi - Developing Spatial Surrogates for High-Resolution Modeling Domains

Aika Davis - Assessment of deposition of reactive nitrogen to various national parks using CMAQ 5.0.1- bidirectional ammonia exchange

Dr. Jonathan Dorn - EPA's Particulate Matter (PM) Augmentation Tool: Automating Quality Assurance and PM Speciation to Generate a Model Ready Inventory

Christos Efstathiou - Studying distribution and long-range transport of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Europe Application of the SMOKE-EU/CMAQ modeling system

Jerome Brioude - Addressing Science and Policy Needs with Community Emissions Efforts

Erick Giovani Sperandio Nascimento - Modeling the Impact of Emissions of HCL During Rocket Launch Events in the Region of Alcantara Launch Center

Nazenin GURE - Alternative Way to Reduce Vehicle Emissions in Summer with the help of Car Window Filming and Car Window Filming's Economic Benefits over WA, NY, NC, U.S.A. and Istanbul, TURKEY

Hang Lei - Validation of Soumi-NPP VIIRS marine isoprene emission products with in-situ measurements

Ayres G. Loriato - High-resolution CMAQ simulation of air pollution over the Metropolitan Area of Vitria, Brazil.

Ayre G. Loriato - Emissions Inventory for the Metropolitan Area of Vitoria ES, Brazil Using the SMOKE Modeling System

Limei Ran - FEST-C 1.0 for CMAQ Bi-directional NH3 Modeling and Spatial Allocator 4.1

Madeleine Strum - 2011 NEI v1

Hongmei Zhao - Impact of dramatic land use change on gaseous pollutants emission from biomass burning

Global/Regional Modeling Applications

Jared H. Bowden - Can we bridge the gap between climate change projections and users to stop misuse of climate change data?

Xinyi Dong - Probe into interactions between mineral dust and biomass burning aerosols over East Asia using WRF/CMAQ

Nathan J. Janechek - North American CMAQ Modeling of Cyclic Siloxanes

James Kelly in for Jeremy Avise - Seasonal Modeling of PM2.5 in Californias San Joaquin Valley

James Kelly in for Jeremy Avise - An Extended Approach to Calculating Relative Response Factors for use in the Attainment Demonstration of the 1-hour Ozone NAAQS

Yoo Jung Kim - Characteristics of long-range transport of sulfate, nitrate, and ammonium aerosol in Northeast Asia

Christopher P. Loughner - Impact of local and non-local historical air pollution emissions reductions on surface air quality during record breaking heat

Megan Mallard - The effect of alternate representations of lake temperatures and ice on regional climate simulations

Uma Shankar - Assessing the Impacts on Smoke, Fire and Air Quality Due to Changes in Climate, Fuel Loads, and Wildfire Activity Over the Southeastern U.S.

Raquel A. Silva - Global premature mortality due to ozone and PM2.5 outdoor air pollution and the contribution of climate change

Joseph K. Vaughan - Toward a chemical climatology of ozone contributions from long range transport in the Pacific Northwest -- Incorporation of ozone tracers in the AIRPACT-4 air quality forecast system

Chao Wei - Investigation of multi-decadal trends in aerosol direct radiative effect from anthropogenic emission changes over North America by using a multiscale two-way coupled WRF-CMAQ model

Jung-Hun Woo - Assessment of transboundary ozone contribution over East Asia using multiple source-receptor modeling techniques

Tao Zeng - Calibrating satellite-based fire emissions using prescribed-fire permit data and assessing/predicting fire impacts on air quality using CMAQ, FLEXPART, and statistical models

Yuqiang Zhang - The co-benefits of GHG mitigation for air quality in the US

Yong Zhang - Modeling Climate Change Effects on Spatiotemporal Distributions of Allergenic Ragweed (Ambrosia) and Mugwort (Artemisia) Pollen

Model Evaluation and Analysis

Darin Del Vecchio and Liz Adams - Recent Updates to Visualization Environment for Rich Data Interpretation (VERDI)

Bruce Ainslie - Visibility Modeling in the Lower Fraser Valley, B.C

Jesse O. Bash - Improvements in modeled CMAQ wet deposition and ambient aerosol concentration due to mechanistic improvements in meteorology and emissions

Lijun Diao - The evaluation of air quality forecasting system based on WRF-CMAQ and WRF-Chem over Houston during the DISCOVER-AQ Houston: surface O3, PM2.5 and tropospheric NO2

Brian Eder - Continuous, Near Real-Time CMAQ Model Simulations: A New Approach for Rapid and Robust Evaluation of the Modeling System

Michael Ku - Evaluate WRF PBL height using data derived from CALIPSO observations

Kuo-Jen Liao - An Analytical Approach for Quantifying Emission-induced Uncertainties in Photochemical Air Quality Modelling

Marco Rodriguez - Uinta Basin Winter Ozone Model Performance for the Utah Bureau of Land Managements Air Resource Management Strategy (ARMS) Modeling Study

Tammy Thompson - Modeled versus Measured Ammonia: Source of discrepancy in the diurnal profiles at Rocky Mountain National Park

Kazuyo YamajiKobe UniversityJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology - Models reproducibility of ozone concentrations over Japan in warm season

October 30, 2013

 Grumman Auditorium Dogwood Room
7:30 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AMA/V Upload for Oral PresentersA/V Upload for Oral Presenters
  Global/Regional Modeling Applications, chaired by Joshua Fu (University of Tennessee) and Chris Nolte (US EPA) Modeling to Support Exposure and Health Studies and Community-scale Applications, chaired by Vlad Isakov (US EPA) and Sarav Arunachalam (UNC-CH)
8:30 AM Examining Projected Changes in Weather Extremes Between 2000 and 2030 using Dynamical Downscaling
Tanya L. Otte
RLINE: A Line Source Dispersion Model for Near-Surface Releases
Saravanan Arunachalam
8:50 AM Grid-scale indirect radiative forcing of climate due to aerosols over the northern hemisphere simulated by the integrated WRF-CMAQ model
Shaocai Yu
Modeling dispersion of traffic-related pollutants in the NEXUS health study
Michelle Snyder
9:10 AM Assessment of aerosol effects on surface radiation in the north hemisphere using two-way WRF-CMAQ model
Jia Xing
A Modeling Framework for Improved Characterization of Near-Road Air Quality at Fine Scales for Nationwide Exposure Assessment
Shih Ying Chang
9:30 AM A Tracer Study to Assess Transport of Cruise Altitude Aircraft Emissions to the Surface at Continental and Hemispheric Scales
Lakshmi Pradeepa Vennam
Estimating Regional Background Air Quality using Space/Time Ordinary Kriging to Support Exposure Studies
Alejandro Valencia
9:50 AM Break Break
10:20 AM Use of Photochemical Grid Modeling to Quantify Ozone Impacts from Fires in Support of Exceptional Event Demonstrations
Ken Craig
Modeling as an exposure estimation approach for use in epidemiologic studies. Part 1: Guidance in choosing the appropriate model
Lisa K Baxter
10:40 AM Changes in U.S. Regional-Scale Air Quality at 2030 Simulated Using RCP 6.0
Chris Nolte
Modeling as an exposure estimation approach for use in epidemiologic studies. Part 2: Example applications
Kathie Dionisio
11:00 AM Simulating the Impacts of Marine Organic Emissions on Global Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate using an Online-Coupled Meteorology and Chemistry Model
Brett Gantt
Comparing Exposure Metrics for the Effects of Fine Particulate Matter on Emergency Hospital Admissions
Elizabeth Mannshardt
11:20 AM Study of regional extreme climate and its impact on air quality in US
Joshua Fu
Estimation of human exposure to PM2.5 components in metropolitan areas across the U.S. using network measurements and a chemical transport model
Prakash Bhave
11:40 AM Future prediction of tropospheric ozone over South and East Asia in 2030
Satoru Chatani
Including marginal health damage information in air quality decision-making
S. Morteza Mesbah
12:00 PM Lunch, Trillium Room Lunch, Trillium Room
  Global/Regional Modeling Applications, continued Model Evaluation, chaired by Brian Eder (US EPA) and Barron Henderson (University of Florida)
1:00 PM Impact of biomass burning aerosols on regional climate over Southeast US
Peng Liu
Winter Ozone Formation Sensitivity to Surface Albedo, Heterogeneous Chemistry and Precursor Emissions
Gail Tonnesen
  Computational Aspects of Air Quality Models, chaired by Zac Adelman (UNC-CH) Model Evaluation, continued
George Delic
High-resolution meteorological simulations over a metropolitan area with and without an urban canopy model
Jared H. Bowden
1:40 PM Study the non-linear response of ozone concentration in Taiwan using CMAQ-HDDM
Fang-Yi Cheng
Dynamical Evaluation of Model Suitability for a Retrospective Analysis of Ozone Formation
Christian Reuten
  Fine Scale Modeling and Single Source Assessments, chaired by Kirk Baker (US EPA) and Jim Boylan (GA DNR) Model Evaluation, continued
2:00 PM Updates to CAMx Plume-in-Grid Model to Improve NOy Chemical Processing and Computational Speed
Chris Emery
The severe haze over the Southern Hebei area, China in 2013: what we learn from modeling and observation
Litao Wang
2:20 PM Lagrangian Photochemical Modeling of Ozone Formation and Aerosol Evolution in Biomass Burning Plumes: Toward a Sub-grid Scale Parameterization
Matthew J. Alvarado
CMAQ validation of optical parameters and PM10 concentrations based on LIDAR experimental campaign in the Metropolitan Area of Vitria - Brazil
Taciana T. de A. Albuquerque
2:40 PM Enhanced Approach to Model Air Quality Impacts of Aircraft Operations in and around an Airport for Surface Movement Optimization Research
Saravanan Arunachalam
Application of WRF/Chem over the continental U.S. under the AQMEII Phase II: Comprehensive Evaluation and Chemistry Feedbacks to Meteorology
Khairunnisa Yahya
3:00 PM Break Break
3:30 PM Development of an Ozone Screening Tool for the Midwest
Alexander Cohan
Evaluation of AQMEII Phase 2 Coupled WRF/CMAQ Simulations over North America
Christian Hogrefe
3:50 PM Development and Application of Interpollutant Trading Ratios to Account for PM2.5 Secondary Formation in Georgia
James Boylan
Global and Regional Process Comparison
Barron H. Henderson
4:10 PM Model resolution and ozone sensitivity to emissions changes in the Northeastern US
Heather Simon
Assessment of PM2.5 retrievals using a combination of satellite AOD and WRF PBL heights in comparison to WRF/CMAQ bias corrected outputs
Lina Cordero
4:30 PM Evaluating the Impact of Increasing Horizontal Resolution on Air Quality Modeling Systems Over Big Metropolitan Areas in Spain
Maria Teresa Pay
Application and evaluation of the WRF-CMAQ modeling system to the 2011 DISCOVER-AQ Baltimore-Washington D.C. study
K. Wyat Appel
4:50 PM Characterizing single source contribution to urban-scale ozone and PM2.5
Kirk Baker
Evaluation of an ozone attribution diagnostic analysis tool implemented in CMAQ
Roger Kwok