October 27, 2014 - 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, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:40 AM

Keynote Address: Dr. Dan Costa
National Program Director for Air Climate & Energy Research, US EPA

9:10 AM

CMAS Update, Dr. Adel Hanna, Director, CMAS

9:20 AM

Special Presentation: Dr. Bill Carter (UC Riverside) "Development of Gas-Phase Atmospheric Chemical Mechanisms"

10:00 AM

Break

 

Model Development, chaired by Talat Odman (Georgia Tech) and Shawn Roselle (US EPA)

10:30 AM The Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model: Updates and Future Development
Jonathan PLeim
10:50 AM The development and evaluation of an automated system for nesting ADMS-Urban in regional photochemical models
Jenny Stocker
11:10 AM A three-dimensional refinement adaptive grid algorithm for Eulerian airquality models
Fernando Garcia-Menendez
11:30 AM Improvements to the treatment of organic nitrogen chemistry and deposition in CMAQ
Donna Schwede
11:50 AM Application and Evaluation of MODIS LAI and Albedo in the WRF/CMAQ System
Limei Ran
12:10 PM

Lunch, Trillium Room

1:10 PM Continued improvements of air quality forecasting through emission adjustments using surface and satellite data
Yongtao Hu
1:30 PM Development and Evaluation of a Hybrid Eulerian-Lagrangian Modeling Approach
Yunsoo Choi
1:50 PM A multi-compartment modeling system for estimating emissions and transport of persistent organic pollutants.
Christos Efstathiou
2:10 PM Evaluation of emission inventory of 1,3-butadiene for urban, regional and industrial areas in south-east Texas
Bernhard Rappenglueck
2:30 PM Ozone and organic nitrates over eastern US
Jingqiu Mao
2:50 PM Impacts of heterogeneous HONO formation on radical sources and ozone chemistry in Houston, Texas
William Vizuete
3:10 PM Assessment of SAPRC07 with Updated Isoprene Oxidation Chemistry Against Outdoor Chamber Experiments
Yuzhi Chen
3:30 PM

Break

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Poster Session 1


Global/Regional Modeling Applications

1. Yasuyuki Akita - The influence of modeling approach and grid resolution on global exposure estimates
2. Marina Astitha - Forecast of extreme weather events in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S. effects of natural particles in predicting precipitation and wind speed
3. George Delic - NEW STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING PERFORMANCE AND PRECISION IN CMAQ AND GMI MODELS
4. Kan Huang - Application of Multiple Global Models in Providing Initial and Boundary Conditions for CMAQ: a Demonstration for MICS-ASIA III
5. Ajith Kaduwela - Application of the Segmented Band-RRF approach for 8-hour Ozone NAAQS Attainment Demonstration
6. Maudood Khan - Use of coal for electricity generation: Impact on air quality over Pakistan
7. Saurabh Kumar - Numerical modeling of Criteria Pollutants in Megacity Delhi: An Application of WRF-Chem Model
8. Yun Fat Lam - Impacts of Boundary Condition Selection on Regional Air Quality Model
9. Kuo-Jen Liao - Development of Multipollutant Air Quality Management Strategies using CMAQ-HDDM Sensitivity Analyses and Emission Control Cost Functions
10. Elena McDonald-Buller and Gary McGaughey - Predictions of North American Background Ozone in Texas
11. Golam Sarwar - Impact of enhanced ozone deposition and halogen chemistry on model performance
12. Raquel Silva - Contribution of individual anthropogenic emissions sectors to global human mortality due to outdoor air pollution
13. Wen Xu - Air Quality and Acid Deposition Simulation of South Athabasca Oil Sands Area Applying WRF, CMAQ and CALPUFF Models, and Model Performance Evaluations of WRF and CMAQ Models
14. Yong Zhang - Modeling Climate Change Effects on Spatiotemporal Distributions of Allergenic Pollen of Trees, Weeds and Grasses
15. Yuqiang Zhang - Regional GHG Mitigation on U.S. Air Quality at Fine Resolution with Dynamical Downscaling Methods

Improving regional air quality models by using new reactions and processes in their mechanisms for atmospheric chemistry

16. Chul Yoo - Efforts to improve air quality by the 2nd Basic Plans of AQM in Seoul Metropolitan Area of Rep. of Korea
17. Deborah Luecken - Improving the treatment of oxidized nitrogen in CMAQ influence of gas phase chemical and physical parameterizations

Model Development

18. Jerry Herwehe - Evaluation of Developments Toward a Multiscale Kain-Fritsch Convection Parameterization in WRF
19. Eleana Little - Role of Aerosol Water and Selected VOCs in CMAQs Secondary Organic Carbon Bias
20. John Mchenry - Advancements in Operational CMAQ MODIS AOD data-assimilation at Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems during Forecast Year 2013
21. George Pouliot - Crop Residue Burning Emissions in the National Emission Inventory: A Review and Summary

Model Evaluation and Analysis

22. K. Wyat Appel - Evaluation of the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) modeling system against size-resolved measurements of particle composition across rural North America sites
23. Yunsoo Choi - Underestimation of isoprene emissions in Houston during Texas 2013 DISCOVER-AQ campaign
24. Christopher Emery - CAMx HDDM Simulations with the 2011/18 Modeling Platformto Estimate Precursor Emissions Meeting Future US Ozone Standards
25. Kathleen Fahey - Evaluation of Updated CMAQ Aerosol Treatments with a Focus on Ultrafine Particles
26. Christian Hogrefe - Highlights from AQMEII Phase 2 and Next Steps
27. Anikender Kumar - Application of WRF-Chem model to simulate ozone concentration over Bogota
28. Gary Moore - Evaluating WRF Meteorological Downscaling Performance for Use in Air Quality Dispersion Modeling Studies
29. Robert Nedbor-Gross - Atmospheric Modeling in Bogota Colombia
30. Li Pan - Evaluating wildfire emissions and assessing their influences in National Air Quality Forecasting Capability (NAQFC) system by comparison with ground, satellite and flight measurements during Southeast Nexus (SENEX) field experiment
31. Roberto Perea - Modes Simulated by Multi-models and Measured for Ozone Mixing Ratios
32. Perry C. Shafran - Verification of Air Quality Models at NCEP's Environmental Modeling Center
33. Heather Simon - A comparison of various modeled meteorology patterns in coastal areas during low ozone periods
34. Youhua Tang - Assimilation of Surface PM2.5 and Satellite AOD in CMAQ
35. Marco Rodriguez - Evaluation and Inter-Comparison of Winter Ozone Model Performance for Two Western Oil and Gas Basins
36. Teng YAO - Sources of secondary organic aerosols in the Pearl River Delta region: contribution from oxidation of semi-volatile primary organic aerosols
37. Yadong Xu - Integration of observation and air quality model data for improved exposure estimates

Sensitivity of Air Quality Models to Meteorological Inputs

38. Hamish Hains - Evaluating the Area Effectively Represented by a Meteorological Measurement Station and the Impact of Inadequate Data on Air Dispersion Modelling
39. Andy Hawkins - Evaluating Mesoscale Model Interface (MMIF) model performance and use in AERMOD
40. Jianping Huang - Impact of meteorological inputs on NOAA PM2.5 predictions
41. Hyun Cheol Kim - Use of high-resolution spatial and temporal sea surface temperature for air quality modeling in Korea
42. Mr.Awkash Kumar - Modeling of Variation in Vehicular Pollution Concentration with Time Period and Season
43. Chris Misenis - On the Use of Prognostic Meteorological Data in Dispersion Modeling

October 28, 2014

 

Grumman Auditorium

Dogwood Room

7:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

A/V Upload for Oral Presenters

A/V Upload for Oral Presenters

 

Sensitivy of Air Quality Models to Meteorological Inputs, chaired by Aijun Xiu (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Model Evaluation and Analysis, chaired by Heather Simon and Wyat Appel (US EPA)

8:30 AM Multiscale Kain-Fritsch Scheme: Formulations and Tests
Kiran Alapaty
Evaluation of CMAQ estimated gas and aerosol carbon using STN, IMPROVE, and CALNEX field measurements
Kirk Baker
8:50 AM The impact of the observational meteorological nudging and nesting on the simulated meteorology and ozone concentrations from WRF-SMOKE-CMAQ during DISCOVER-AQ 2013 Texas campaign
yunsoo choi
Understanding sources of organic aerosol during CalNex 2010 using the CMAQ-VBS
Matthew Woody
9:10 AM Upgrades to the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) meteorological mesoscale modeling and DowNscalinG system (DNG)
Jeff McQueen
Evaluating the Cross State Transport of Ozone using CAMx & DISCOVER-AQ Maryland Observations
Daniel Goldberg
9:30 AM Probing the impact of biogenic emission estimates on air quality modeling using satellite Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)
Rui ZHANG
Evaluation of Air Quality Models Using the DISCOVER-AQ Field Measurements
Daiwen Kang
9:50 AM

Break

Break

 

Global/Regional Modeling Applications, chaired by Prakash Karamchandani (ENVIRON) and Arastoo Biazar (University of Alabama - Huntsville)

Model Evaluation and Analysis (cont.)

10:20 AM Modeling the Health Impacts of Changes in Air Quality Due to Climate Change
C. Nolte
Three-dimensional evaluation of CAMx modeled ozone during the 2011 DISCOVER-AQ period in the mid-Atlantic
Pat Dolwick
10:40 AM Causes and Consequences of Climate Change: Wildfire Emissions and Their Air Quality Impacts in the Southeastern U.S.
Uma Shankar
Comparisons between CMAQ and in-situ trace gas observations during the Houston, TX deployment of DISCOVER-AQ
Melanie B. Follette-Cook
11:00 AM National Air Quality Forecast Capability: recent progress and plans
Ivanka Stajner
Mesoscale meteorology modeling and sensitivity analysis for the south of Chile region using WRF-ARW model
Luis Diaz-Robles
11:20 AM Real-Time Applications of the GEM-MACH Air Quality Forecast Model
Mike Moran
Improving Sources of Stratospheric Ozone and NOyand Evaluating Upper Level Transport in CAMx
Christopher Emery
11:40 AM Synoptic perspectives of pollutant transport patterns observed from satellites over East Asia
Hyun Cheol Kim
Assessment of long-term simulations with various observations for better understanding of aerosol effects on radiation brightening in the United States.
Chuen Meei Gan
12:00 PM

Lunch, Trillium Room

Lunch, Trillium Room

 

Global/Regional Modeling Applications (cont.)

Model Evaluation and Analysis (cont.)

1:00 PM Investigating Ambient Ozone Formation Regimes in Neighboring Cities of Shale Plays in Northeast U.S. and Texas during 2007-2013
KJ Liao
Estimating Empirical Sensitivities of Air Pollutants to Emissions using Statistical Modeling
Lucas Henneman
1:20 PM Impact of the thermal power industries from the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei regions on Beijing haze studied by the two-way coupled WRF-CMAQ model
Shaocai Yu
Determining the Effects of Grid Resolution on Marginal Damages of BC Emissions as Quantified by Adjoint Sensitivities
Matthew Turner
1:40 PM Source Attribution and Source Sensitivity Modeling Studies with CMAQ and CAMx
Prakash Karamchandani
Quantifying and Accounting for the Effect of Interannual Meteorological Variability in Dynamic Evaluation Studies
Kristen Foley
2:00 PM Ozone Sensitivities to NOx and VOC Emissions in Southeastern U.S.: Projections for 2018 and a Look Back at 2009
Talat Odman
A Multi-Model Assessment for the 2006 and 2010 Simulations under the Air Quality Model Evaluation International Initiative (AQMEII) Phase 2 over North America: Indicators of the Sensitivity of O3 and PM2.5 Formation Regimes
Dr. Patrick Campbell
2:20 PM What drives high wintertime ozone in the oil and natural gas fields of the Western U.S.?
Ravan Ahmadov
A Web-enabled Community Approach to Model Evaluation using AMET
Sarav Arunachalam
2:40 PM Modeled Trends in Impacts of Landing and Takeoff Aircraft Emissions on Surface Air-Quality in U.S for 2005, 2010 and 2018
Pradeepa Vennam
Comprehensive model evaluation of PM2.5 species over Japan: comparison among AERO5, AERO6, and AERO6-VBS modules
Yu Morino
3:00 PM

Break

Break

3:20 PM An evaluation of reactants for the oxidation of mercury using high-res speciated observations.
Johannes Bieser
Modeling the Role of Oil and Gas Emissions on Regional Ozone in the Intermountain West
M. Barna
3:40 PM AQMEII Phase 1 and 2: A comparative analysis of off line versus on line models for EU air quality application over two year of simulation
Stefano Galmarini
Regional and temporal trends in semi-empirical estimates of aerosol water concentration in the continental U.S.
Thien Khoi V. Nguyen
4:00 PM Development of a dynamic PV-function for upper tropospheric ozone calculation in CMAQ
Jia Xing
Evaluation of CMAQ Simulations of NH3 in California using Satellite Observations from TES
Jennifer Hegarty
4:20 PM

Developer/User Meeting, moderated by Zac Adelman (UNC-Chapel Hill). Panelists: Jon Pleim (US EPA), Ravan Ahmadov (NOAA), Mike Moran (Environment Canada), and Naresh Kumar (EPRI)
Grumman Auditorium

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Reception/Poster Session 2


Air Quality Measurements and Observational Studies

1. Boris Galvis PhD - Comparison of two approaches to estimate resuspended dust emission factors for Bogota, Colombia
2. Jiaoyan Huang - Estimation of mercury dry deposition in the Western United States: results from Community Multi-scale Air Quality (CMAQ) and observations
3. Cesunica Ivey - Python Data Assimilation Routine for CMAQ-DDM and Observations for Spatiotemporal PM2.5 Source Impacts
4. Juan Li - Daily Evolution of Black Carbon Profiles in Winter over Shanghai
5. Nina Randazzo - Comparisons of CO emission trends over US large cities observed by satellite remote sensing and ground observations during the 2008 Great Recession
6. Bernhard Rappengl�ck - Strong Wintertime Ozone Events in the Upper Green River Basin, Wyoming
7. Timothy Vinciguerra - Potential Regional Air Quality Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing Activity
8. Xinxin Zhai - Spatiotemporal Error Assessment for Ambient Air Pollution Estimates obtained using an Observation-CMAQ Data Fusion Technique

Emissions Inventories, Models, and Processes

9. Taciana Albuquerque - Air Quality based on Vehicular Emissions Inventory for Southeastern of Brazil: A Case Study During an Anomalous Dry Period in the Summer of 2014
10. Changhan Bae - Impact of emission inventory update on ozone forecast over Northeast Asia
11. Colleen Baublitz - SMOKE Implementation and CMAQ Preliminary Evaluation for Bogota, Colombia
12. David Cooley - EPA's Residential Wood Combustion Tool: Improvements and Applications
13. Shantha Daniel - Future Year Emissions Modeling of Cap and Trade Programs in Texas
14. Luis Diaz-Robles - The Effect of Switching Mobile Sources to different Biodiesel Blends on Benzo(a)pyrene and the main Emissions at Urban Areas; the Case of Temuco, Chile.
15. Jonathan Dorn - Developing a Tool to Estimate Nonpoint Emissions from Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Fuel Combustion
16. Hyun Cheol Kim - Recent changes (2010-2013) of satellite-observed NO2 column densities in East Asia
17. Alex Macpherson - Approaches to Forecasting Industrial Sector Emissions
18. Rich Mason - Improvements in Version 2 of the 2011 National Emissions Inventory
19. Ling Huang - Comparison of regional and global land-cover products and the implications for biogenic emissions modeling
20. Jorge E Pachon - Developing Modeling Tools to Assess Emission Reduction Strategies for Bogota, Colombia
21. Mar�a Teresa Pay - Air quality modelling of fugitive dust emissions caused by agricultural activities using two different chemical transport models
22. Lawrence Reichle - Development of Organic Gas Speciation Profiles and Emission Factors for Nonroad Spark Ignition Recreational Vehicles and Lawn and Garden Equipment.
23. Darrell Sonntag - Incorporation of Speciation into MOVES2014
24. Nick Walters - Development of Transportation Air Emissions in Canadian Cities
25. Jia Xing - Development and validation of long-term emission inventories in the United States from 1990 to 2010

Energy and Climate

26. Fernando Garcia-Menendez - Evaluating the role of climate uncertainty in assessments of climate change impacts on air quality
27. Evan E. Johnson - Quantifying and Disaggregating Consumer Purchasing Behavior for Energy Systems Modeling
28. Courtney Taylor - Utah Bureau of Land Managements Air Resource Management Strategy (ARMS) Modeling Study: Potential Impacts to Winter Ozone Formation using Future Emission Scenarios
29. Jeongran Yun - Sensitivity of ozone to peaking units versus all EGU point and mobile source emissions using CMAQ DDM

Fine Scale Modeling and Single Source Assessments

30. Kirk Baker - Fine Scale Model Evaluation using 2010 CALNEX Field Study Data: Meteorology, Inorganic and Organic PM2.5
31. Scott Boone - Sensitivity analysis of individual airport emissions in the U.S. using CMAQ DDM-3D
32. Fang-Yi Cheng - Process analysis and sensitivity of precursor emissions to ozone and particulate matters to understand Taiwans air pollution problem
33. Shantha Daniel - Modeling for Inter-Pollutant and Inter-Basin Credit Usage in Texas
34. Xinyi Dong - Impact assessment of individual power plant emission changes on air pollutants
35. C. R. Lonsdale - A sub-grid scale parameterization of biomass burning plume chemistry for global and regional air quality models
36. Chris Owen - Evaluating SCICHEM model performance for NO2 near-field NSR and PSD regulatory applications
37. Jorge E. Pachon - Implementing the near-road air quality model R-LINE in Bogot, Colombia
38. Akhila Wolfe - High Resolution CMAQ Application for Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario, Canada

October 29, 2014

 

Grumman Auditorium

Dogwood Room

7:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

A/V Upload for Oral Presenters

A/V Upload for Oral Presenters

 

Emissions Inventories, Models, and Processes, chaired by Marc Houyoux (US EPA) and Michael Barna (NPS)

Air Quality Measurements and Observational Studies, chaired by Pius Lee and Daniel Tong (NOAA)

8:30 AM Top-down estimate of methane emissions in California using a mesoscale inverse modeling technique
Yuyan Cui
Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Ammonia from the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS): Application to Air Quality Studies in California and the Southeast US
Matthew J. Alvarado
8:50 AM Assessment of gaseous and respirable suspended particulate matter (PM10) emission estimates over megacity Delhi: Past trends and Future Scenario (2000-2020)
Rati Sindhwani
DISCOVER-AQ SJV surface measurements and initial comparisons with photochemical model simulations
Melinda Beaver
9:10 AM CMAQ Simulations using Fire Inventory of NCAR (FINN) Emissions
Cesunica Ivey
Regional background ozone in the eastern half of Texas
Mark Estes
9:30 AM Contribution of Oil and Gas Production to atmospheric CH4 in South-Central United States: Regional modeling evaluating a process-based emissions inventory
Zhen Liu
Analysis of the air quality in Bogota, Colombia in the last decade
Boris Galvis PhD.
9:50 AM

Break

Break

10:20 AM Global emissions of PM10 and PM2.5 from agricultural tillage and harvesting
Weiwei Chen
Ozone Production Efficiency in the Baltimore-Washington Urban Plume
Linda Hembeck
10:40 AM Radical Precursors and Related Species from Traffic as Observed and Modeled at an Urban Highway Junction
Bernhard Rappengl�ck
Comprehensive comparisons of NAQFC surface and column NO2 with satellites, surface, and field campaign measurements during 2009-2014
Hyun Cheol Kim
11:00 AM Impact of MOVES2014 on Emission Inventories from On-road Mobile Sources.
Darrell Sonntag
Progress Report on a regional chemical reanalysis
Pius Lee
11:20 AM Database for Chemical Mechanism Assignments for Volatile Organic Compound Emissions
William P. L. Carter
Bay breeze enhanced air pollution event in Houston, Texas during the DISCOVER-AQ field campaign
Christopher P. Loughner
11:40 AM Updates to EPAs 2011 Emissions Modeling Platform based on the 2011 National Emission Inventory, Version 2
Alison Eyth
The July August 2014 DISCOVER-AQ and FRAPP Field Campaigns in theFront Range Region of Colorado: Summary of Experiment Design and Preliminary Findings
Kenneth Pickering
12:00 PM

Lunch, Trillium Room

Lunch, Trillium Room

 

Emissions, continued

Air Quality Measurements, continued

1:00 PM Assessing the impact of the 2008 economic recession on NOx emissions in US megacities: intercomparison of satellite remote sensing, ground monitoring, and emission inventories
Daniel Tong
Ozone trends across the United States over a period of decreasing NOx emissions
Heather Simon
 

Emissions, continued

Energy and Climate, chaired by Dan Loughlin (US EPA) and Daven Henze (University of Colorado - Boulder)

1:20 PM Dynamically controlling daily power plant emissions to avoid ozone exceedances by coordinating air quality forecasts with electricity dispatch models
Evan Couzo
Using an Energy System Modeling Framework to Investigate Long-Term Emissions Trends
Brian Keaveny. Jason Rudokas will join if he is also able to attend.
1:40 PM Emissions and photochemical modeling of future electric generation
Alexander Cohan, Mark Janssen
The role of future scenarios to understand deep uncertainty
Julia Gamas, Rebecca Dodder and Dan Loughlin
 

Fine Scale Modeling and Single Source Assessments, chaired by Kirk Baker (US EPA) and Sarav Arunachalam (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Eenrgy and Climate, continued

2:00 PM Evaluation of regional and fine-scale applications of the two-way coupled WRF-CMAQ modeling system for the 2011 Baltimore-Washington D.C. DISCOVER-AQ campaign
K. Wyat Appel
Cost estimate and control effect evaluation of multi-pollutant abatement from the power sector in the Yangtze River Delta region of China
Joshua Fu
2:20 PM High-Resolution Air Quality Modeling of New York City to Assess the Effects of Changes in Fuels for Boilers and Power Generation
Sharon Douglas, ICF
Co-benefits of mitigating global greenhouse gas emissions for future air quality and human health
Jason West
2:40 PM Estimating the impacts of emissions from single sources on PM2.5 and ozone using an Eulerian photochemical model
James Kelly
The Effect of Criteria Pollutant and Greenhouse Gas Damage Based Fees on Emissions from the US Energy System
Kristen Brown
3:00 PM

Break

Break

3:30 PM Impact of Flare Emissions at Variable Operating Conditions on Regional Air Quality in the Houston Region
Wenxian Zhang
ESP 2.0: Improved method for projecting U.S. GHG and air pollution emissions through 2055
Dan Loughlin
3:50 PM Multiscale Predictions of Aircraft-Attributable PM2.5 Modeled Using CMAQ-APT enhanced with an Aircraft-Specific 1-D Model for U.S. Airports
Matthew Woody
An Approach for Determining Optimal Control Strategies for Energy System Emissions of Ozone Precursor Gases
Shannon Capps
4:10 PM Spatial Variability of Seasonal PM2.5 Interpollutant Trading Ratios in Georgia
James Boylan
Quantifying Economic Impacts of US Ozone Policies for Low-Income Households through Integrated Modeling
Rebecca Saari
4:30 PM Connecting Fine-scale Air Quality Modeling of Traffic-Related Pollutants with EPA's EnviroAtlas
Shih Ying Chang
Modeling the Co-Benefits of Carbon Standards for Existing Power Plants
Stephen Reid
4:50 PM Photochemical modeling to attributing sources and source regions to ozone exceedances in Spain
Maria Teresa Pay
Toward the integration of air quality and climate strategies at the state level
Daniel Cohan