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JCSDA 6th Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation
June 10-11th, 2008
Holiday Inn BWI Airport Conference Center, Linthicum, MD


Session 5
Air Quality Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: Shobha Kondragunta and Jeff McQueen

Tuesday, June 10
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Overview of the GFS-GOCART Aerosol Forecasting System (PDF, 800KB)
– S. Lu, EMC
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Impact of Assimilation of Satellite-derived AOD product on PM2.5 Predictions in a Regional Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model (PDF, 2.2MB)
– S. Kondragunta, NESDIS/STAR
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Improving Ozone Forecasts by Assimilating Additional Ozone Profile Products (PDF, 734KB)
– C. Long, NCEP/CPC
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. An Operational Aerosol Data Assimilation System (NAVDAS-AOD) (PDF, 1.9MB)
– J. Zhang and J. Reid, NRL
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Development Of An Operational Global Aerosol Forecast System and its Use as Boundary Conditions For the National Air Quality Forecast System (PDF, 2.2MB)
– Ho-Chun Huang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Intercomparisons of OMI and GOME-2 NO2 Retrievals to CMAQ NO2 Predictions for Summer 2007 (PDF, 1.5MB)
– Shobha Kondragunta & Trevor Beck, NESDIS/STAR
3:00 - 3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
3:20 - 3:50 p.m. Remote Sensing and Modeling of the Georgia 2007 Fires (PDF, 1.2MB)
– Eun-Su Yang, UAH
3:50 - 4:20 p.m. RAQMS TES/OMI/MLS/OSIRIS Data Denial Studies: Impacts of Satellite Measurements on Tropospheric Ozone (PDF, 1.8MB)
– Brad Pierce, NOAA/STAR
4:20 - 4:50 p.m. Experiment to Improve Air-Quality Forecasts with NASA Satellite Observations (PDF, 1.2MB)
– Michael Newchurch, UAH

Wednesday, June 11

Session 5
Group Discussion

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