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David Skaggs Research Center, Room GC-402
325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305
April 26 and April 27, 2006

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 AGENDA

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Session 1 • Highlights and New Directions – Chaired by R.C. Schnell
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome and Introduction
   D.J. Hofmann (ESRL/GMD)
08:45 - 09:20 Keynote Address: Earth System Analysis as a Driver for Enhanced Observations
  Sandy McDonald (ESRL)
09:20 - 09:40 Annual Greenhouse Gas and Ozone Depleting Indices: New Products of NOAA Research
   D.J. Hofmann (ESRL/GMD)
09:40 - 10:00 Acceleration of the Rate of Growth of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
  P.P. Tans (ESRL/GMD)
10:00 - 10:20 Aerosol-Cloud Interactions as Observed by Remote Sensors and In-situ Aerosol Measurements
  G. Feingold (ESRL/CSD)

• 10:20 - 10:40 Break

Session 2 • Highlights and New Directions (continued) – Chaired by J.H. Butler
10:40 - 11:00 Tropopause Folds: Results from the NOAA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Demo and Network Observations
  J.W. Elkins (ESRL/GMD)
11:00 - 11:20 Enhanced Understanding of Aerosol Climate-Forcing Properties through Global Monitoring
   J.A. Ogren (ESRL/GMD)
11:20 - 11:40 GPS Water Vapor Observations at Mauna Loa Observatory in 2005
   S.I. Gutman (ESRL/GSD)
11:40 - 12:00 Is the Tropospheric Ozone Entering the U.S. West Coast Changing? - Trinidad Head, California as a Site for Measuring Background Tropospheric Ozone
   S.J. Oltmans (ESRL/GMD)

• 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Session 3 • Carbon Cycle 1: Sources and Distributions –Chaired by P.P. Tans
13:00 - 13:20 Preliminary Satellite Estimates of Annual Global Gas Flaring Volumes: 1992-2004
   C.D. Elvidge (NOAA/NGDC)
13:20 - 13:40 Climatic and Biospheric Effects of Changing Patterns of Fossil-fuel CO2 Emissions
   T.J. Blasing (CDIAC)
13:40 - 14:00 Limitations of NOAA ESRL Measurements of Atmospheric CH4 for Source Attribution
   E.J. Dlugokencky (ESRL/GMD)
14:00 - 14:20 Global Observations of Carbon Monoxide, Methane, and Carbon Dioxide in the Free Troposphere Derived from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
   C.D. Barnet (NOAA/NESDIS)

• 14:20 - 14:40 Break

Session 4 • Carbon Cycle 2: Aircraft, Tower, and Carbonyl Sulfide – Chaired by E.J. Dlugokencky
14:40 - 15:00 NOAA/ESRL Aircraft Network Update
   C. Sweeney (CIRES/GMD)
15:00 - 15:20 A Revised Tall Tower Dataset for LEF, WKT and AMT for 2004-Present: Automated Data Processing and Quality Assurance Algorithms for Continuous CO2 and CO Measurements
   A.E. Andrews (ESRL/GMD)
15:20 - 15:40 Seasonal Variations in Vertical Profiles of Carbonyl Sulfide, Halocarbons, and Benzene over North America
   S.A. Montzka (ESRL/GMD)

• 16:00 - 18:30 Poster Session (Room GB-124)

Thursday, April 27, 2006 AGENDA

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Session 5 • Carbon Cycle 3 - Modeling and a New GC-MS System – Chaired by A.E. Andrews
08:30 - 08:50 Estimating Biomass in a Combined SiB and CASA Model Using Data Assimilation
  K..M. Schaefer (NRC/GMD)
08:50 - 09:10 Regional Scale Inverse Modeling of North American Carbon Fluxes
  A.I. Hirsch (CIRES/GMD)
09:10 - 09:30 Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes for North America Estimated from NOAA-ESRL CO2 Observations
  W. Peters (CIRES/GMD)
09:30 - 09:50 The Medusa Automated Cryofocusing Gas Chromatograph–Mass Spectrometer System for the Measurement of Atmospheric Trace Gases
   R.F. Weiss (Scripps)

• 09:50 - 10:10 Break

Session 6 Aerosols– Chaired by A. Jefferson
10:10 - 10:30 CLidar Profiling of Aerosols at Mauna Loa Observatory
  J.E. Barnes (ESRL/GMD/MLO)
10:30 - 10:50 Aerosol Light Scattering Measured by Nephelometry Compared to that Derived from Cavity Ring Down Aerosol Extinction Spectroscopy (CRD-AES)
  P. Massoli (CIRES/CSD)
Session 7 • Radiation –Chaired by A.C. McComiskey
10:50 - 11:10 Observed Multi-decadal Variations in Surface Irradiance (Radiation Budget) Records
  E.G. Dutton (ESRL/GMD)
11:10 - 11:30 Broadband and Spectral Shortwave Radiation Model and Measurement Comparisons
  J.J. Michalsky (ESRL/GMD)
11:30 - 11:50 An Aerosol Optical Depth Algorithm for the SURFRAD Network
  J.A. Augustine (ESRL/GMD)
11:50 - 12:00 Logistics for Post Meeting Mixer
  R.C. Schnell (ESRL/GMD)

• 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Session 8 • Ozone and Halocarbons –Chaired by S.J. Oltmans
13:00 - 13:20 Ozone Measurements in Australia
  M.B. Tully (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia)
13:20 - 13:40 Constraining Estimates of Future Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances with Measurements
   D.F. Hurst (CIRES/GMD)
13:40 - 14:00 Oceanic Distributions and Emissions of Short-lived Halocarbons
   J.H. Butler (ESRL/GMD)

• 14:00 - 14:20 Break

Session 9 • Water Vapor and Volatile Organic Compounds – Chaired by J.W. Elkins
14:20 - 14:40 Two Years of Water Vapor Observations Using a New Cryogenic Frost Point Hygrometer (CFH)
   H. W. Vömel (CIRES/GMD)
14:40 - 15:00 PAN Measurements Across the Tropopause
  F.L. Moore (CIRES/GMD)
15:00 - 15:20 The World Meteorological Organization Global Atmospheric Watch (WMO/GAW) Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Network
   D. Helmig (INSTAAR)
Session 10 • Arctic – Chaired by E. Andrews
15:20 - 15:40 Surface Energy Budget, Boundary Layer Structure and Synoptic/Orographic Influences at Arctic Climate Observatories for the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)
   – O. Persson (ESRL/PSD)
15:40 - 16:00 Forest Fire Smoke Screens Arctic Warming
   R. Stone (CIRES/GMD)
16:00 - 16:20 NOAA Measurements at Summit, Greenland: Past, Present and Future
   R. C. Schnell (ESRL/GMD)

Poster Session Tuesday, April 26, 2006 AGENDA

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• Ozone and UV
P-1 Sodankylä Total Column Ozone Intercomparison Campaign, March and April 2006
   B. Walsh (ESRL/GMD)
P-2 Validation of OMPS Ozone Profile Data with Expanded Dataset from a Brewer and Automated Dobson Network
   I. Petropavlovskikh (CIRES/GMD)
P-3 Ozone Profiles Measured at South Pole Station During the 2005 Ozone Hole
   B.J. Johnson (ESRL/GMD)
P-4 Comparison of Total Column Ozone Retrievals from a UV Spectroradiometer with those from a Dobson Spectrophotometer at Two Locations
   M.S. O’Neill (CIRES/GMD)
P-5 Introduction to the NOAA/EPA Brewer Spectrophotometer UV Monitoring Network
   P. Disterhoft (CIRES/GMD)
• Carbon Cycle
P-6 Autonomous Instrumentation for CO2 Measurements on Remote Coastal Towers
   C. Sweeney (CIRES/GMD)
P-7 Ecosystem CO2 Exchange and Anthropogenic CO2 from American Samoa 1976-2005
   S. Ryan (ESRL/GMD)
P-8 Moving Towards Improved Fossil Fuel Emission Inventories for the Carbon Cycle
   G. Pétron (CIRES/GMD)
P-9 The Evolution of the GMD Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases Cooperative Global Aircraft Sampling Network
   K.L. Partak (CIRES/GMD)
P-10 Northern Hemisphere Trends in Carbon Monoxide: Effects of Anthropogenic Emissions and Biomass Burning
   P. Novelli (ESRL/GMD)
P-11 A New Instrument for Tall Tower Continuous Measurements of CO and CO2
   J.D. Kofler (CIRES/GMD)
P-12 A Web-based Application to Manage Carbon Cycle Network Operations
   P. Lang (ESRL/GMD)
P-13 Carbon Dioxide Analysis of Variability
   B. Weatherhead (CIRES/GMD)
• Halocarbons
P-14 Recent Advances in the Preparation of Gravimetric Compressed Gas Standards
   B. Hall (ESRL/GMD)
P-15 Two Decades of ESRL/GMD In Situ Trace Gas Measurements
   G.S. Dutton (CIRES/GMD)
• Aerosols
P-16 A New Polar Nephelometer Design for Measurements of the Angular Distribution of Light Scattered by Atmospheric Aerosols
   M.E. Trudeau (ESRL/GMD)
P-17 Improvements and Expanded Capabilities in GMD Aircraft-Based Aerosol Measurements
   P.J. Sheridan (ESRL/GMD)
P-18 Effect of Humidity on Filter-Based Measurements of Aerosol Light Absorption
   R. Nessler (ESRL/GMD)
P-19 Preliminary Results of in-situ Measurements of Aerosol Optical and Water Uptake Properties from the ARM Mobile Facility in Niger
   A. Jefferson (CIRES/GMD)
P-20 The Influence of Fog on Aerosol Optical Properties
   E. Andrews (CIRES/GMD)
P-21 Expansion of Facilities on the North Slope of Alaska in Time for the International Polar Year
   B. Zak (Sandia National Laboratory)