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Ground-Based Profiling of Tropospheric Ozone

TOLNet / NDACC LWG Meeting
7-11 May 2018

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Host: Mike Newchurch (Mike.Newchurch@uah.edu)
Location: Cramer Research Hall, 320 Sparkman Drive, NW, Huntsville, AL
https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/TOLNet_NDACC/index.html
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 Day 1: Monday May 07, 2018 (TOLNet)
TimeTitlePresenter
8:00 Bus shuttle from Hotel to Cramer Research Hall 
8:30 Welcome/Introduction/Logistics 
 The view from HQB. Lefer, remotely (30 min)
9:00TOLNet Station Reports 
 TMF T. Leblanc (20 min)
 ESRL C. Senff (20 min)
 UAH S. Kuang (20 min)
10:00–10:30 Coffee break 
10:30TOLNet Station Reports 
 ECCC K. Strawbridge (20 min)
 GSFC J. Sullivan/T. McGee (20 min)
  LaRC T. Berkoff (20 min)
 LaRC Data and website M. Shook for G. Chen (20 min)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break catered at Cramer Research Hall 
13:00 TOLNet Sessions 
  Evolution of TOLNet (69 MB) M. Newchurch (15 min)
  How Can TOLNet Help to Better Understand Tropospheric Ozone? A Satellite Perspective ARC – M. Johnson (45 min)
 Some Findings from CABOTS and FAST-LVOS (97 MB) ESRL – A. Langford (45 min)
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break 
15:15 TOLNet Sessions 
 SCOOP Campaign Results: Update TMF – T. Leblanc (15 min)
  Horizontal Lidar Measurements of the Near-Surface Ozone UAH – S. Kuang (45 min)
 Other discussions All (15 min)
16:45 Adjourn for the day 

 Day 2:Tuesday May 8, 2018 (TOLNet AM, then Joint PM)
TimeTitlePresenter
8:00 Bus shuttle from Hotel to Cramer Research Hall 
8:30 TOLNet Sessions 
  First Year Operation of an Autonomous Tropospheric Ozone, Water Vapor, Aerosol Lidar Facility in Northern Alberta K. Strawbridge (40 min)
  The Ozone Water-Land Environmental Transition Study (OWLETS): Overview, Key Findings, and Looking Towards Summer 2018 (78 MB) J. Sullivan (40 min)
 The Pandora Global Network (PGN) update/plans B. Swap, remotely (15 min)
10:00–10:30 Coffee break 
10:20 TOLNet Sessions 
 O3 Titration from a Nearby Point Source: The Wonders of the Very Near Field (OWLETS Campaign) G. Gronoff (40 min)
 New Ideas to Improve TOLNet Community ServiceG. Chen (40 min)
 Any other discussions? All (15 min)
12:00 - 13:00Lunch break walk across the street to Shelby Center, 2nd floor balcony. Take group picture on the Shelby lawn on the way over.
13:00 NDACC LWG ice-breaker at Shelby Center 301 Sparkman Dr. Huntsville, AL
 Coffee, chats, and registrationAll (30 min)
13:30 Walk back across the street to Cramer Research Hall 
13:45 Welcome NDACC LWG 
 Opening and LogisticsM. Newchurch
 Agenda review and updateT. Leblanc and W. Steinbrecht
14:00 Joint TOLNet – NDACC Sessions 
  TOLNet and NDACC review, and why are we here together today? M. Newchurch (25 min)
  New automation capability of the NDACC/TOLNet tropospheric ozone lidar at JPL-Table Mountain Facility F. Chouza (15 min)
  OEM retrievals of Temperature, Water Vapor and Ozone from Rayleigh, Raman and Differential Absorption Lidar Data G. Martucci for B. Sica (30 min)
 Discussion 1: Tropospheric vs. stratospheric Lidars: The TOLNet and NDACC technical challenges and successes, (how) can we do better?All
15:15–15:45 Coffee break 
15:45 Joint TOLNet – NDACC Sessions 
 Discussion 2: TROPOMI and other satellite validation: The TOLNet and NDACC technical challenges and successes, (how) can we do better? All
 Discussion 3: The roles of TOLNet and NDACC in the world of atmospheric observation networks, where are we now, and (how) can we do better?All
 NDACC-standardized vertical resolution and Uncertainty: Questions and answers and more clinic if relevantT. Leblanc and All
  HDF Data Formatting Clinic in IDL, MATLAB, C++, etc., including questions and answers T. Leblanc and All
17:00Adjourn for the day, bus shuttle to hotel 

 Day 3: Wednesday May 9, 2018 (Joint)
TimeTitlePresenter
8:00 Bus shuttle from Hotel to Cramer Research Hall 
08:30 Joint TOLNet – NDACC Sessions 
 Welcome from Dean of College of ScienceS. Christopher (5-10 min)
 TOLNet and NDACC – HQ PerspectiveJ. Kaye, remotely (15 min)
 An unexpected way to detect ultra-thin aged smoke layers in the UTLS T. Leblanc (15 min)
 Aerosols in the UTLS: The Mother of all PyroCbs M. Fromm (30 min)
  Long Term Trends in Aerosols: volcanoes, smoke and LRT S. Khaykin, remotely (30 min)
10:10–10:40 Coffee break 
10:40 Joint TOLNet – NDACC Sessions 
 UTLS and STE: A Review with a tropospheric perspective A. Langford (30 min)
 UTLS and STE: Chemistry and Dynamics in the Lower Stratosphere: Trends in Ozone and HCl + GMI/MERRA2 products for NDACC S. Strahan (30 min)
 O3, H2O and Aerosol UTLS Observations at Zugspitze H. Vogelmann (15 min)
 H2O and Temperature by Raman Lidar in the troposphere and in the UTLS above Payerne G. Martucci (15 min)
12:00 - 13:30Lunch break Catered at Cramer Research Hall 
13:30 Joint TOLNet – NDACC Sessions 
 UTLS Observations at Reunion Island V. Duflot (15 min)
 Long Term Trends in O3: The 2018 WMO Assessment Report W. Steinbrecht (30 min)
 Long Term Trends in O3: The First TOAR A. Gaudel, remotely (30 min)
 Discussion: Challenges and successes inferring Trends in the UTLS and separating the composition, radiative and dynamical components: What can lidar do (better) about it?
15:00 (or later) Adjourn for the day, Bus shuttle to hotels 
17:00-19:00 Tour at the Space and Rocket Center 
19:00 Group Dinner at the Space and Rocket Center 

 Day 4: Thursday May 10, 2018 (NDACC)
TimeTitlePresenter
8:00 Bus shuttle from Hotel to Cramer Research Hall 
08:30 NDACC Station Operations (12 + 3 = 15 min total each, NO exception)
 Polar stations 
       » Thule T. Di Iorio, remotely
       » McMurdo / Dome C M. Snels, remotely
 Other remote presentations (time difference critical) 
       » Haute-Provence S. Godin-Beekmann, remotely
       » Tor Vergata G. Liberti, remotely
       » PotenzaP. Di Girolamo, remotely
       » London, Canada B. Sica, remotely
10:00 10:30 Coffee break 
10:30NDACC Station Operations (12 + 3 = 15 min total each, NO exception)
 Polar stations (cont.) 
       » Ny Ålesund and AWI MARL C. Ritter remotely
       » Søndre Strømfjord Asti Bhatt, remotely
       » Eureka A. Tikhomirov
       » AndoyaW. Steinbrecht for M. Gausa
 Northern Mid-latitude Stations 
       » Hohenpeissenberg W. Steinbrecht
       » Garmisch H. Vogelmann
12:00 - 13:30Lunch break: Walk across the street to Shelby Center 2nd floor balcony
13:30NDACC Station Operations (12 + 3 = 15 min total each, NO exception)
 Northern Mid-latitude Stations (cont.) 
       » Payerne G. Martucci
       » Huntsville S. Kuang, M. Newchurch
       » Table Mountain T. Leblanc
 Tropical Stations 
       » Mauna Loa O3 lidarT. Leblanc
       » Mauna Loa Aerosol lidar J. Barnes
       » Reunion Island V. Duflot
15:00-15:30Coffee break
15:30NDACC Station Operations (12 + 3 = 15 min total each, NO exception)
 Southern Mid-latitude Stations 
       » Lauder ozone/temperature T. Leblanc for R. Querel and D. Swart
       » Lauder aerosol B. Liley, remotely
       » Rio Gallegos T. Leblanc for J. Salvador
 Mobile Stations 
       » GSFC ALVICED. Whiteman, remotely
       » GSFC AT, STROZ, and TROPOZ J. Sullivan, T. McGee
17:00 Adjourn for the day, Bus shuttle to Hotel 

 Day 5: Friday May 11, 2016 (NDACC)
TimeTitlePresenter
8:00 Bus shuttle from Hotel to Cramer Research Hall 
08:30 NDACC Network Operational Issues (discuss. leaders: TL and WS)
  News from the NDACC Steering Committee T. Leblanc (20 min)
 LWG contribution to NDACC 
       » NDACC data archiving and website J. Wild, remotely (30 min)
       » Inactive / non-submitting stationsAll
       » Short Forms and Updates to M&A directoryAll
       » Aging instruments, station continuity / staffing / retirementsAll
       » NDACC LWG Website status, futureA. van Gijsel, remotely
       » Summary: Where do we stand compared to sonde, FTIR, μWave W. Steinbrecht
       » Review of actions items pertaining to issues just discussedAll
10:00–10:30Coffee break
10:30 NDACC Science Presentations: Aerosols and water vapor 
  The SSiDRC SPARC activity J. Barnes (20 min)
  SAGE-III Aerosol and Ozone Products: Using NDACC Lidar Data as Validation Toolset T. Knepp (20 min)
  Calibrating Water Vapour Lidars with a Radiosonde Trajectory Method in combination with solar background S. Hicks (20 min)
  Status of the Raman H2O lidar at Zugspitze H. Vogelmann (20 min)
  Discussion: review of H2O lidar calibration methods currently in useAll
12:00 – 13:30Lunch break Catered at Cramer Research Hall
13:30NDACC Science Presentations: Temperature and Ozone 
  The Eureka ozone DIAL revived A. Tikhomirov (20 min)
  SAGE III/ISS Ozone Validation with NDACC Sonde Data S. Kizer (20 min)
  The OCTAV-UTLS SPARC Activity T. Leblanc (15 min)
 Discussion on the use of NDACC data for satellite validationAll
15:00–15:30Coffee break
15:30NDACC LWG Meetings and Co-Chairs’ terms, and other NDACC operational business
 Co-chair election/renewal for 2018 to 2022All
       » Wolfgang Steinbrecht term as co-chair continues until 2020 
       » Thierry Leblanc’s 4-year co-chair term ends this year 
       » TL interested to continue one more term 
       » Other candidates over the upcoming period 2018-2022 and beyond? 
  2020 and 2022 LWG Meetings: Volunteers needed! All
  Final discussions and closing remarks All
17:00 Adjourn for the day, Bus shuttle to Hotel 


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