Science Team Meeting

ACCLIP Science Team Meeting Agenda (01/29/2020)

Dates: February 4-6 (Tue-Thu) 2020

Location: NCAR Center Green Auditorium, Boulder, CO


ACCLIP Science Team - February 5, 2020



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Day 1 AM (9:00-12:30 with break)

Registration 8:00-9:00

Session 0: Welcome (9:00 – 9:20)

Chair: Bill Randel

Everette Joseph (NCAR Director)

Sylvia Edgerton (NSF ATM program manager)

Ken Jucks (NASA HQ)

Vanda Grubisic (NCAR AD/EOL Director)

Session 1: Overviews

Chair: Bill Randel

  • Project overview:

Laura Pan & Paul Newman (30 min)

Shin-Ya Ogino (15 min)

James Campbell: REThinC (15 min)

Elliot Atlas (chemistry) (15 min)

Coffee Break (10:40 – 11:00)

Chair: Elliot Atlas

  • Science overview (cont’d):

Laura Pan (dynamics and transport) (15 min)

Brian Toon (aerosols) (20 min)

Bill Randel (water vapor) (10 min)

Doug Kinnison:  UTLS Chemical evolution of 2019 ASM season (15 min)

Qing Liang: ACCLIP chemistry investigation from chemistry -climate model perspectives (15 min)

Ken Bowman: DCOTSS (15 min)

Lunch Break (12:30 – 2:00)


Day 1 PM (2:00 – 5:30 with break)

Session 2: ACCLIP measurement capabilities and science objectives

Chair: Pavel Romashkin

  • GV:

Apel: TOGA (10 min)

Treadaway: AWAS+WAS (both GV+57) (10 min)

Campos: CO, N2O, CO2, CH4 (10 min)

Flocke: O3/NOx (10 min)

Huey: GT-CIMS (10 min)

Hall: HARP (10 min)

Beaton: VCSEL (10 min)

Coffee Break (3:30 – 4:00)

Chair: Lou Lussier

Borrmann: ERICA (20 min)

Schwarz: SP2 (both GV+57) (15 min)

Williamson: NMASS+ UHSAS (10 min)

J Jensen/Reeves: 2D-C + CDP + UHSAS-wing (10 min)

Bailey:  GV position, Temperature, pressure measurements (10 min)

Haggerty: MTP (10 min)

STM Reception (5:30 - 7:30 pm)


Day 2 AM (8:30 – 12:30 with break)

Session 2: ACCLIP measurement capabilities and science objectives (Continued)

Chair: Jhony Zavaleta

  • WB-57:

Thornberry: O3 (10 min)

D’Amato: COLD2 (10 min)

Iraci: COMA (10 min)

Diskin: DLH (10 min)

Clouser: ChiWIS (10 min)

Rollins: LIF (SO2+NO) (15 min)

Hanisco/Wolfe: ISAF (10 min)

Bui: MMS (10 min)

Froyd: PALMS (10 min)

Ziemba: UTLS-AMP (10 min)

McGill: Roscoe (10 min)

Coffee Break (10:15 – 10:40)

Chair: Troy Thornberry

Woods: 2D-S + FCDP + CPI (10 min)

Bucholtz: BBR (10 min)

  • Ground based:

Kalnajs: Balloon-borne measurements of aerosol and water vapor from Okinawa (10 min)

Gao: POPS: Past measurements in the Asian Summer Monsoon Anticyclone and plan for ACCLIP (15 min)

Session 3: Modeling, analyses, and satellite data

Chair: Brian Toon

Vernier: Satellite and balloon-borne measurements of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer (20 min)

Murphy: ACCLIP aerosol measurement capabilities and possible scientific outcome (20 min)

Chin: Aerosol composition in the UTLS and its connections to emissions and the Asian summer monsoon transport (20 min)

Lunch Break (12:30 – 2:00)


Day 2 PM (2:00 – 5:40 with break)

Session 3: Modeling, analyses, and satellite data

Chair: Brian Toon

He: Direct radiative effects of ATAL: sensitivities to aerosol concentration, vertical distribution, and chemical composition (20 min)

E Jensen: Upper tropospheric aerosol composition and ice nucleation (20 min)

Vogel: Asian monsoon transport from CLaMS Lagrangian model analysis (20 min)

Santee: Climatology and variability of the composition of the Asian summer monsoon anticyclone: an Aura MLS perspective (15 min)

Edwards: GEMS mission: Overview, status and synergy with ACCLIP (15 min)

Apituley: Sentinel-5p TROPOMI and opportunities for contribution to ACCLIP (15 min)

Coffee Break (3:45 - 4:00)

Session 4: Field operation issues

Chair: Paul Newman and Laura Pan

Lussier/Pavel/Zavaleta: Status report on operational base, airport, op centers, operations schedule, logistics (40 min)

Breakout Sessions – nuts and bolts on operational issues: (4:40 -5:40)

    Group 1, Chair Atlas: GV instrument team

    Group 2, Chair Thornberry: WB-57 Instrument team

    Group 3, Chair Toon: Forecast & flight planning group


Day 3 AM (8:30 – 12:00 with break)

Session 4:  Field operation issues (continued)

Chair: Paul Newman and Laura Pan

Bresch/Ueyama/PetersonMeteorological overviews (45 min)

Thornberry/Pan/Newman: Operations plan and flight scenarios (30 min)

Baker: GV Pilot perspectives (15 min)

TBD: WB-57 operations (15 min)

Break (10:15 – 10:30)

Stossmeister: Data management plan (in field and long-term archive) (15 min)

Atlas: Data protocol and schedule (15 min)

Loehrer/SmithField Catalog overviews (20 min)

Aquino: Real time flight/data monitoring (10 min)

All: Discussions and action items (30 min)

Meeting Adjourn (12:00)



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