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  Recent NCEP NAM-CMAQ AQF Reports

EPA CMAQ Bibliography

(V6.0: FV3GFS, GBx smoke, FV3-Chm LBCs)

(V5.1: NEI 2014V2 , O3 bc)

(CMAQ v5.02)
(NEI 2011 emissions upgrade, 35l, NGAC LBCs, PM Bias Corr.)

(improved air-sfc cpling, emissions upgrade, pm)
  • Huang, J. et al. (2014): CMAS: Meteorological impacts on CMAQ PM forecasts.
  • Huang, J. et al. (2014): AMS: Impact of meteorological inputs on wild-fire smoke predictions over the Contiguous United States.
  • Lee, P., and Liu, Y. (2014):  ,Int. J. Envir. Res. Public Health:.Evaluation of a Regional Atmospheric Chemical Data Assimilation System.
  • Lee, P., et al. (2014):  NAQFC evaluations during Discover-AQ.  NATO/ITM.
  • McQueen,J.T., et al. (2014) CMAS: Meteorological Downscaling for AQ prediction.
  • Shafran, P., et al. (2014): CMAS: NAQFC CMAQ verification
  • Stajner, I., et al., (2014): AMS: NOAA’s Operational Air Quality Prediction. 
  • Tolman, M. , et  al. (2014): AWMA: EM: A_clearer_view_of_tomorrow's_haze_Improvements_in_air_quality_forecasting.

  •  2013
  • Garner, G.G., etal. (2013)  J. Atm. Chem. Evaluation of NAQFC model performance in forecasting surface ozone during the 2011 DISCOVER-AQ campaign.
  • Chai, T., et al.  (2013): Evaluation of the  NAQFC experimental real-time predictions in 2010. Geosci. Model Dev.
  •         2012
  • Huang, J., et al. (2012) Improving Air Quality Forecasting Over Lakes and Surrounding Regions.
    17th Conf. on Air Pollution Meteor. with the A&WMA.
  • Lee, P. et al. (2012)  Incremental Development of Air Quality Forecasting System with
    Off-Line/On-Line Capability: Coupling CMAQ to NCEP NMM, NATO/ITM.
  • Stajner, I., et al.(2012) US National Air Quality Forecast Capability: Expanding
    Coverage to Include Particulate Matter, NATO/ITM.
2011 Upgrades
(NEMS-NMMB Meteorology)
2010 Upgrades
(Alaska, Hawaii Implementation, V4.6, NAM upgrade)

2006  Implementation
vertical coupling, V4.4
2005 System
Eastern U.S., 3X, improved convective mixing
NAM Information

Interim Smoke Forecast Tool (Hysplit)

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