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Workshop on Measurement-Model Fusion for Global Total Atmospheric Deposition

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28 February to 2 March, 2017

WMO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Workshop Objective

Workshop participants gathered to review the state-of-the-science and establish a GAW project on Measurement-Model Fusion for Global Total Atmospheric Deposition for the purpose of generating global maps of total atmospheric deposition and ambient gases and aerosol. 

 

Workshop Report

Click here to view the final worskhop report.

 

Agenda and Presentations

Tuesday, Feburary 28 DAY 1  
8:00 - 8:30 Arrival All
8:30 - 8:40 Welcome and Opening  Oksana Tarasova, WMO / Ariel Stein, NOAA
8:40 - 9:00 Workshop Context, Objectives, Expected Outcomes and Introductions Robert Vet, ECCC / Silvina Carou, WMO
Session 1.  Keynote Talks:  Science and Policy Drivers for Global Measurement -Model Fusion Maps of Atmospheric Concentrations and Deposition Chair / Rapporteur:   Kobus Pienaar and Silvina Carou
9:00 - 9:20 Keynote Address 1.  Hitting the target:  Improving Deposition Estimates for Assessment of Impacts on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Policy Needs Kevin Hicks, UY
9:20 - 9:40 Keynote Address 2.  The International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) and International Nitrogen Management System (INMS):  Links to Atmospheric Composition and Total Atmospheric Deposition  Rognvald Smith, CEH  (for Mark Sutton, CEH)
9:40 - 10:00 Keynote Address 3.  Science and Policy Needs from the Human Health Perspective Sophie Gumy, WHO
10:00 - 10:25 Break
Session 2.  Current Projects on Measurement-Model Fusion for Total Atmospheric Deposition and Ambient Concentrations of Gases and Aerosol Species Chair / Rapporteur:   Amanda Cole and David Gay 
10:25 - 10:45 The United States Total DEPosition (TDEP) Project for Sulfur and Nitrogen Donna Schwede,  USEPA
10:45 - 11:05 Annual Swedish Deposition Mapping with the MATCH Sweden System Camilla Andersson, SMHI
11:05 - 11:25 The Canadian ADAGIO Project for Mapping Total Atmospheric Deposition Amanda Cole, ECCC
11:25 - 11:40 Total Deposition Approaches in the United Kingdom  Rognvald Smith, CEH
11:40 - 12:00 Objective Analysis Techniques for Multi-Pollutant Surface Concentration and Deposition Maps  Alain Robichaud, ECCC
12:00 - 13:20 Lunch
13:20 - 13:40 Satellite Measurement-Model Fusion for Global Deposition and Health Assessments Jeffrey Geddes, BU
13:40 - 14:00 Chemical Data Assimilation: Lessons Applicable to Retrospective Measurement-Model Fusion Gregory Carmichael, UI
14:00 - 14:30 Session 2 Panel Discussion: MMF Methods, Issues and Uncertainties  Chair, Rapporteur, Speakers
Session 3.  Surface- and Satellite-Based Measurements for Use in MMF-TAD  Chair / Rapporteur:  Van Bowersox and Jeffrey Geddes
14:30 - 14:50 Ground-Level Mesurements of Relevant Reactive Gases in GAW, Regional and National Networks (GAW Scientific Advisory Group for Reactive Gases) Kjetil Tørseth, NILU
14:50 - 15:10 Ground-Level Mesurements of Relevant Aerosol Chemical Species in GAW, Regional and National Networks (GAW Scientific Advisory Group for Aerosols) Paolo Laj, UGA
15:10 - 15:30 Satellite measurements of aerosols and related gases and applications for aerosol deposition Mian Chin, NASA
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 16:20 Recent Workshop Results Related to Satellite-Model Fusion Lisa Emberson, UY
16:20 - 16:40 Global and Regional-Scale Measurements of Precipitation Chemistry and Wet Deposition (GAW Scientific Advisory Group for Total Atmospheric Deposition)  Ariel Stein, NOAA
16:40 - 17:00 Data Availability through the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) suitable for wet deposition assessment Andreas Becker, DWD
17:00 - 17:20 Observation- and Model-Based Estimates of Atmospheric Input to the Oceans (GESAMP) Timothy Jickells, UEA
17:20 - 17:25 Close Silvina Carou, WMO
Wednesday, March 1 DAY 2  
8:45 - 9:30 Session 3 Panel Discussion: Measurement Methods, Issues and Uncertainties Chair, Rapporteur, Speakers
Session 4.  Chemical Transport and Deposition Modeling for Application to MMF-TAD:  Global, Hemispheric and Regional Modeling, Evaluation and Comparability Chair / Rapporteur:  Ariel Stein and Hilde Fagerli
9:30 - 9:50 An Overview of Global/Hemispheric Chemical Transport Models, Model Comparison Studies and Model-Evaluation Studies for Use in Global MMF-TAD Frank Dentener, IJC
9:50 - 10:10 Global Modeling Activities of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service Johannes Flemming, ECMWF
10:10 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 11:00 The Air Quality Model Evaluation International Initiative (AQMEII) Christian Hogrefe, USEPA
11:00 - 11:20 Community Multi-scale Air Quality (CMAQ) Modeling for Regional and Hemispheric Scales Donna Schwede, USEPA
11:20 - 11:40 Regional Modeling for Europe David Simpson and Hilde Fagerli, MET Norway
11:40 - 12:00 Regional Modeling and Model Evaluation for Asia Syuichi  Itahashi, CRIEPI
 
12:00 - 13:20 Lunch
13:20 - 14:00 Session 4 Panel Discussion:  Modeling requirements, Problems and Issues Related to MMF-TAD Chair, Rapporteur, Speakers
Session 5.  Plenary on Measurement-Model Fusion:  Approaches, Objective Analysis Methods, Mapping and Management Chair / Rapporteur:  Gregory Carmichael and Richard Artz
14:00 - 15:20 Plenary Discussion and Assignment of Breakout Groups
15:20 - 15:40 Break
Session 5A.  Simultaneous  Breakout Group Sessions on Measurement-Model Fusion:  Approaches, Objective Analysis Methods, Mapping and Management  
15:40 - 17:00 Breakout Group 1:  Ground-Based and Satellite Measurements  Lead / Rapporteurs:  Wenche Aas, John Walker, Amanda Cole
Breakout Group 2:  Modeling Lead / Rapporteurs: Frank Dentener, Fiona O'Connor, Christian Hogrefe
17:00 - 17:15 Combined Plenary.  End-of-Day Issues:  Chairs to raise questions and ideas relevant to next day's discussions
17:15 - 17:20 Close
Thursday,     March 2 DAY 3  
Session 5B.  Continuation of  Simultaneous Breakout Group Session Discussions   
8:45 - 10:00 Breakout Group 1:  Ground-Based and Satellite Measurements  Lead / Rapporteurs:  Wenche Aas, John Walker, Amanda Cole
Breakout Group 2:  Modeling Lead / Rapporteurs: Frank Dentener, Fiona O'Connor, Christian Hogrefe
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00 Breakout Group 1 (Continued):  Ground-Based and Satellite Measurements  Lead / Rapporteurs:  Wenche Aas, John Walker, Amanda Cole
Breakout Group 2 (Continued):  Modeling Lead / Rapporteurs: Frank Dentener, Fiona O'Connor, Christian Hogrefe
Session 6.  Final Combined Plenary:  Recommendations and the Path Forward Chair / Rapporteur:   Robert Vet and Silvina Carou
11:00 Introduction Robert Vet
11:05 - 11:35 Report of Breakout Group 1 (Measurements) and Discussion Wenche Aas / John Walker / Amanda Cole
11:35 - 12:05 Report of Breakout Group 2 (Modeling) and Discussion Frank Dentener / Fiona O'Connor / Christian Hogrefe
12:05 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Combined Discussion All
15:30 - 16:00 Break
Session 7.  Final Comments and Close Rapporteur:   Silvina Carou 
16:00 - 16:30 Summary, Conclusions, Workshop Report Robert Vet
16:30 - 16:45 Close Ariel Stein, NOAA

 

Diagram from Vet et al., Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 93, 1-116, August, 2014

 

 




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