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Joint TFHTAP & WMO Workshop:
24-26 January, 2007

Final Agenda

Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Start End Topic  
8:30 AM Registration
  Welcome and Context Setting
9:10 AM 9:20 AM Welcome and Introduction to WMO/GAW Len Barrie
9:20 AM 9:40 AM Introduction to CLRTAP and TF HTAP Andre Zuber
9:40 AM 9:55 AM Introduction to GEO Brendan Kelly

Observational Evidence of Intercontinental Transport and Hemispheric Pollution

The main purpose of this session is to summarize the state of science concerning observational evidence of hemispheric or intercontinental scale pollution transport. The session is intended to provide an opportunity for discussion of the findings of the observations chapter for the 2007 interim report.

9:55 AM 10:00 AM Introduction to Session David Parrish, Chair
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Observations and model calculations in support of the analysis of intercontinental transport of air pollution Oystein Hov
10:30 AM 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM 11:3045 AM Ground-level stations for regional air pollution in Asia and observational evidence for trans-Eurasian transport Hajime Akimoto
1145 AM 12:15 PM Long-Range Transport as a Source of Background Tropospheric Ozone Stuart Penkett
12:15 PM 2:00 PM Lunch & Poster Viewing
2:00 PM 2:30 PM

Ten years of observations from passenger aircraft (MOZAIC): Variability, trends and long range transport events


Andreas Volz-Thomas / Jean-Pierre Cammas
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Observational evidence of tropospheric ozone trends in North America:  Three contributions from NOAA/ESRL Owen Cooper
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Overview of UK-ITOP results and ITOP results and Peroxy Peroxy radicals and ozone radicals and ozone photochemistry in air photochemistry in air-masses masses undergoing long undergoing long-range transport range transport Paul Monks
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM 4:30 PM Impact of Indian chemical emissions on the distribution of tropospheric ozone and its precursors of Asian region Gufran Beig
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Satellite Observations as Constraints for Model Estimates of Air Pollution and Sources Lorraine Remer
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Discussion, Conclusions and Draft Recommendations
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Reception
Thursday, January 25, 2007
  Integrated Observations for Evaluation of Models and Inventories Michael Schulz, Chair
The main purpose of this session is to discuss how observations can and should be used for the evaluation of models and emissions inventories and to highlight what observations and what forms of integration are useful to the modeling and emissions community.
9:00 AM 9:30 AM

Preliminary Ozone Results from the TF HTAP Model Intercomparison

Arlene Fiore
9:30 AM 10:00 AM

Improving Regional Predictions Of Air Quality Through The Closer Integration Of Observations And Models

Greg Carmichael
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Use of Lagrangian Observations for Model Evaluation Kathy Law
10:30 AM 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollution: Modeling Analysis of Satellite and Related Observations Qinbin Li
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Using GOME and SCIAMACHY NO2 measurements to constrain emission inventories - potential and limitation Andreas Richter
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Lunch & Poster Viewing  
2:00 PM 2:30 PM The integration of observations for understanding hemispheric-scale transport involving the Arctic Andreas Stohl
2:30 PM 3:00 PM CO observations and their use in evaluating models Martin Schultz
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Methods for identifying long-range transport of ozone and mercury: What models can say about observations Sanford Sillman
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM 4:30 PM Interannual variations and recent trends of surface ozone in East Asia: Integrated observations and chemical transport model analysis Hiroshi Tanimoto
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Inter-annual Variability of Trans-Pacific Transport of Asian Dust and a WMO Sand and Dust Storm Warning System Sunling Gong
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Discussion, Conclusions and Draft Recommendations
6:00 PM Adjourn (Dinner on own)  
Friday, January 26, 2007
  Integration of Observational Systems and Interoperability of Observations and Models Terry Keating, Chair
The main purpose of this session is to discuss what steps can be taken by TF HTAP, WMO, and/or GEO to facilitate the integration of observations and models and improve interoperability.
8:55 AM 9:00 AM Introduction to Session Terry Keating
9:00 AM 9:30 AM An Integrated Global Atmospheric Observations System: Essential Components and Challenges Len Barrie
9:30 AM 10:00 AM In-situ observations; status and challenges towards developing an adequate monitoring capacity Kjetil Torseth
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Interoperable Information System of Systems for HTAP Rudy Husar
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM 11:15 AM Global and regional Earth-System (atmosphere) Monitoring using Satellite and in-situ data (GEMS) Tony Hollingsworth
11:15 AM 11:45 AM Integration of Global Observations of Aerosol Physical and Chemical Properties:The GAW World Data Centre for Aerosols Julian Wilson
11:45 AM 11:50 AM How useful continuous observation of vertical profiles is! An example; a dust lidar network and 4D assimilation Hideaki Nakane
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Discussion  
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Lunch  
1:30 PM 3:30 PM Overall Workshop Recommendations and Conclusions Zuber/Keating
3:30 PM Adjourn  
Saturday, January 27, 2007
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Model Intercomparison Workshop
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