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David Skaggs Research Center, Room GC-402
325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305
May 2 and May 3, 2007

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 AGENDA

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Session 1 • Highlights 1 – J.H. Butler
08:30 - 08:40 Welcome and Introduction
  D.J. Hofmann (ESRL/GMD)
08:40 - 09:00 Some Recent Scientific Results from the AGAGE Network
  R.G. Prinn (MIT, Boston, MA)
09:00 - 09:20 What Can the Mauna Loa CO2 Record Tell Us?
  P.P. Tans (ESRL/GMD)
09:20 - 09:40 The Atmospheric Perspective of Carbon Dioxide Exchange Across North America: CarbonTracker
   W. Peters (CIRES/GMD)
09:40 - 10:00 Quantifying Canada’s Methane Budget Using Atmospheric Methane Measurements and Modeling
   D. Worthy (Environment Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
10:00 - 1020 Do We Understand Recent Trends in Atmospheric CH4?
  E.J. Dlugokencky (ESRL/GMD)

• 10:20 - 10:40 Break

Session 2 • Highlights 2 – Chaired by J.W. Elkins
10:40 - 11:00 Trace Gas Measurements from the Unmaned Aerial System (UAS) Altair
   D.F. Hurst (CIRES/GMD)
11:00 - 11:20 Long-Term Records of Dust Transport over the North Atlantic Ocean Based on Measurements Made at Island Station
   J.M. Prospero (University of Miami, Miami, FL)
11:20 - 11:40 A Web-Based Interactive Atmospheric Data Visualization Tool: Near Real-Time Access to Data from the NOAA ESRL Carbon Cycle Observing Network
   K.A. Masarie (ESRL/GMD)
11:40 - 12:00 A Consistent Picture of Inter-Annual Variations in Tropospheric OH during 1998-2006 as Inferred from Observations of Methyl Chloroform, Methane, and Other Trace Gases
   S.A. Montzka (ESRL/GMD)

• 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Session 3 • Carbon Cycle: Towers, Fluxes, Methane and Non-Methane Hydrocarbons — Chaired by P.P. Tans
13:00 - 13:20 Recent Results from the NOAA/ESRL Tall Tower Network
   A.E. Andrews (ESRL/GMD)
13:20 - 13:40 The Footprint of CO2 Fluxes from a Joint Ocean Atmosphere Inversion on Atmospheric CO2 and 13C/12C Ratios in CO2
   S.E. Mikaloff-Fletcher (Princeton University, Princeton, NJ)
13:40 - 14:00 Increasing Wetland Emissions of Methane from a Warmer Arctic: Do We See it Yet?
   L.M. Bruhwiler (ESRL/GMD)
14:00 - 14:20 First Results of Non-Methane Hydrocarbon Monitoring in Flask Samples from the NOAA Cooperative Air Sampling Network
   D. Helmig (INSTAAR, University of Colorado, Boulder)

• 14:20 - 14:40 Break

Session 4 • Ozone and Mystery Aerosol in the Stratosphere — Chaired by J.J. Michaslsky
14:40 - 15:00 Ozonesonde Minimum Record Nearly Falls at South Pole Station during the 2006 Ozone Hole
   B.J. Johnson (ESRL/GMD)
15:00 - 15:20 North Pacific Marine Tropospheric Ozone at the West Coast of North America: Review of Long-Term Springtime Trends
   D.D. Parrish (ESRL/CSD)
15:20 - 15:40 Seasonal and Episodic Variations in Tropospheric Ozone over North America
   S.J. Oltmans (ESRL/GMD)
15:40 - 16:00 Mauna Loa Mystery Cloud-II (2006) and a Comparison of the GMD Historical and Current Atmospheric Transmission and Aerosol Optical Depth Measurements
   E.G. Dutton (ESRL/GMD)

• 16:00 - 18:00 Poster Session (Room GB-124 and G-Level Atrium)

Thursday, May 3, 2007 AGENDA

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Session 5 • International Monitoring Programs 1 — Chaired by R.C. Schnell
08:30 - 08:50 Climate Altering Trace Gases at Mt. Cimone, Northern Apennines, Italy
   M. Maione (University of Urbino, Urbino, Italy)
08:50 - 09:10 GEOSummit Baseline Measurement Results and Long-Term Plans
   R. Banta (DRI, Reno, NV)
09:10 - 09:30 Cooperative China-U.S. Greenhouse Gases and Related Tracers Measurements Program
   L.X. Zhou (Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, PRC)
09:30 - 09:50 Climate Altering Trace Gases at the ABC-Pyramid Laboratory, Himalayan-Karakorum Range, Nepal
   P. Cristofanelli (National Research Council, Bologna, Italy)
09:50 - 10:10 Evaluating the Influence of Terrestrial Emissions on Offshore Air Composition Using Radon-222 Observations at Cape Grim, Tasmania
   W. Zahorowski (ANSTO, Australia)

• 10:10 - 10:30 Break

Session 6 • International Monitoring Programs 2 — Chaired by J.A. Ogren
10:30 - 10:50 The WMO-GAW World Calibration Centre for Surface Ozone, Carbon Monoxide and Methane: Activities during the Last 10 Years with a Focus on Carbon Monoxide
   C. Zellweger (Swiss Meteorological Agency, Dubendorf, Switzerland)
10:50 - 11:10 Aerosol Optical Variability as Measured at Cape Point (340S, 180E), South Africa
   C. Labuschagne (South African Weather Service, Stellenbosch, South Africa
11:10 - 11:30 Monitoring of UV-B Radiation and Ozone Column in the Republic of Panama
   A. Pino (University of Panama, El Cangrejo, Republic of Panama
11:30 - 11:50 Lulin Atmospheric Background Station (LABS) in Taiwan
   N.H. Lin (National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan)
11:50 - 12:10 Overview of the SOWER Campaigns 2006 and 2007: Dehydration and Transport in the Tropical Tropopause Layer and Lower Stratosphere During the Boreal Winter
   H. Vömel (CIRES/GMD)

• 12:10 - 13:10 Lunch

Session 7 • New Directions 1 — Chaired by E.G.Dutton
13:10 - 13:30 Increased Atmospheric Growth Rates of the CFC Substitutes, the HCFCs, and Their Implications on International Protocols
   J.W. Elkins (ESRL/GMD)
13:30 - 13:50 The Annual Climatology of the CO2 Profiles over North America Derived from the NOAA/ESRL Aircraft Network
   C. Sweeney (CIRES/GMD)
13:50 - 14:10 Changes in Concentration and Isotopic Composition of CO2 in Air in Pasadena, CA, Between 1972 and 2003
   S. Newman (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA)
14:10 - 14:30 Estimated Monthly Global Emissions of Anthropogenic CO2 and Their Impact on Calculated Atmospheric CO2
   T.J. Blasing (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN)
14:30 - 14:50 The Spatial Sampling Approach for Orbiting Carbon Observatory Measurements: Strategies of Validation of OCO Measurements Against Surface Networks
   D. Crisp (Caltech, Pasadena, CA)

• 14:50 - 15:10 Break

Session 8 • New Directions 2 — Chaired by S.J. Oltmans
15:10 - 15:30 Intercomparison of ESRL/GMD In Situ Aircraft and Matched CO2 Retrievals from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
   E. Maddy (QSS Group, Lanham, MD)
15:30 - 15:50 Anions, Cations and Carbonaceous Aerosols at MLO
   B.J. Huebert (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI)
15:50 - 16:10 A Free Tropospheric Observatory on the West Coast of the United States: The Mt. Bachelor, Oregon, Observatory
   D. Jaffe (University of Washington, Bethell, WA)
16:10 - 16:30 Fine Spatial Resolution Global CO2 Flux Estimates from Remote Sensing Derived Environmental Data Within a Geostatistical Inverse Model
   A.M. Michalak (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)
16:30 - 16:50 Radiative Forcing of the First Aerosol Indirect Effect
   A. McComiskey (CIRES/GMD)

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

Poster Session Wednesday, May 2, 2007 AGENDA

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• Solar Radiation
P-1 The NOAA Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) - Update 2006
   D.J. Hofmann (ESRL/GMD)
P-2 Factors Affecting UV Radiation at Barrow, Alaska
   G. Bernhard (Biospherical Instruments, San Diego, CA)
P-3 Long-Term Stability of Rev Q. UV Multifilter Rotating Shadowband Radiometers, Part 4: Lamp Calibrations Versus the Langley Method
   G.T. Janson (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO)
P-4 The Information Available on Short-Term and Long-Term Tropospheric Ozone Variability from Zenith Sky UV Measurements
   I. Petropavlovskikh (CIRES/GMD)
P-5 A Proposed Working Standard for the Measurement of Diffuse Horizontal Shortwave Irradiance
   J.J. Michalsky (ESRL/GMD))
P-6 An Aerosol Optical Depth Climatology for the SURFRAD Network
   J.A. Augustine (ESRL/GMD)
P-7 A Network of Spectral Radiometers for the Study of Polar Aerosols
   R.S. Stone (CIRES/GMD)
• Aerosols
P-8 Aerosol Optical Depth from Passive and Active Measurements during the 2005 Aerosol Lidar Validation Experiment at the ARM Site in Oklahoma
   P. Kiedron (CIRES/GMD)
P-9 Ultra-Fine and Fine Aerosol Number Concentrations at Zugspitze Station, Germany
   L. Ries (UBA, Federal Environment Agency)
P-10 Aerosol Optical Properties at a Polluted Continental Site
   E. Andrews (CIRES/GMD)
P-11 The NOAA/ESRL Airborne Aerosol Observatory: an Overview of the First Year of Operations
   P.J. Sheridan (ESRL/GMD)
• Halocarbons and Hydrocarbons
P-12 In Situ Measurements of Methyl Chloride at the NOAA Baseline Observatories
   G.S. Dutton (CIRES/GMD)
P-13 Convection of Long and Very Short Lived Trace Gases into the UT/LS and TTL
   F.L. Moore (CIRES/GMD)
P-14 On Reconciling Competing Atmospheric Concentration Estimates from an In Situ ECD GC
   J.D. Nance (CIRES/GMD)
P-15 Exploring the Use of Compressed Gas Mixtures as Water Vapor Transfer Standards
   B. Hall (ESRL/GMD)
• Ozone, Water Vapor and Radon
P-16 High Resolution Simulation, and Aura-MLS and Lidar Observations of an Unprecedented Polar Ozone Filament Event over Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii
   O.P. Tripathi (Table Mountain Facility, JPL, CA)
P-17 Requirements for New Measurements of the Absorption Cross-Section of Ozone for Accurate Determination of Ozone Concentration
   J. Viallon (Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, France)
P-18 Using Radon-222 to Test a Chemical Transport Model and Calculate Greenhouse Gas Fluxes
   A.I. Hirsch (CIRES/GMD)
P-19 NASA/AURA/Microwave Limb Sounder Water Vapor Validation by MLO Raman Lidar
   J.E. Barnes (ESRL/GMD)
P-20 Continental Outflow Events at Mauna Loa Observatory; a Review 1997-2006
   W. Zahorowski (ANSTO, Australia)
P-21 Characterization of Mixing and Venting Processes in the Cloud-Topped Boundary Layer Using Airborne Radon Measurements
   W. Zahorowski (ANSTO, Australia)
P-22 Hourly Observations of the Near-Surface Radon Gradient at Lucas Heights, Sydney
   W. Zahorowski (ANSTO, Australia)
• Carbon Cycle
P-23 Observations of Trace Gas Correlation in the Free Troposphere Derived from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
   C. Barnet (NESDIS, MD))
P-24 Status of NIST Methane SRMs and Primary Standards
   J. Rhoderick (NIST, MD)
P-25 CO2 Concentration, Flux and Net Ecosystem Carbon Exchange over a Corn Surface on the North China Plain
   B. Lingen (Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China)
P-26 Monitoring Trace Gases by Shipboard Sampling
   M. Heller (CIRES/GMD)
P-27 Update on the GMD/WMO CO Reference Scale
   P. Novelli (ESRL/GMD)
P-28 Long-Term Primary Study on the Characteristics of Trace Gases in a Clean Area of North China
   B. Jianhui (Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China)
P-29 Regional Transport Analysis for Carbon Cycle Inversions Using RUC-LPDM System
   M. Uliasz (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO)