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ICARTT / NEAQS-ITCT 2004 P3 Comparisons

Summary Statistics

Median profiles and errors for 9 AQ forecast models, compared to P3 data

map limits

Aircraft is flown through model and compared.

Vertical profiles (medians) are shown for inland and coastal windows, and all possible data.

All data with fire plumes are removed.

Only model levels with > 20 comparisons shown.

All Mdls
Inland, 540m
AURAMS
45km
BAMS
15km
BAMS
45km
CHRONOS
21km
CMAQ
12km
STEM
12km
WRF2
27km
WRF2
12km
CMAQ-3x
12km
O3 X X X X X X X X X
CO O X X X X X X X X
NOy X X X X X X X X X
NOx X X X X X X X X X
HNO3 X X X X X X X X X
PAN X X X X X X X X X
NO2 X O O X X X X X X
NO X O O X X X X X X
Isoprene X X X X X X X X X
Formaldehyde X O O X X X X X X
Acetaldehyde X O O O X O X X X
WAS-Ethene X X X X O O O X X
WAS-Propene O O O X O O X X X
Toluene O O O X O O X X X
Xylenes O O O O O O X X X
NH3 O O O O O O X X X
PM2.5 X O O X O X X X X
SO2 X O O X X X X X X
PILS SO4 X O O X O X X X X
SO2+SO4 X O O X O X X X X
PILS Solbl C X O O X O X X X X
PILS NH4 X O O O O O X X X
H2Ovapor X X X X O X X X X
Rel Humidity X X X O O X X X X
Wind Speed X X X O O X X X X
Wind Direc. X X X O O X X X X
Temp. X X X X O X X X X
PILS NO3 X O O X O X X X X