Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models3 Workshop

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Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Status of the CMAS Center Bob

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Status of the CMAS Center Bob Imhoff, CMAS Director

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop The CMAS l Established by a

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop The CMAS l Established by a Grant from EPA Offices – OAQPS – ORD l Period of performance – November 1, 2001 – October 31, 2005

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Purpose l Perform technology transfer

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Purpose l Perform technology transfer and support of Models-3 to the air quality community – Serve to connect the community – Foster growth of developer and user – – communities Serve as information clearinghouse Become a hub for education about modeling Develop and market CMAS value to become self-sufficient Provide resources to the community in a costsharing manner

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop The CMAS has moved. . .

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop The CMAS has moved. . . From MCNC to the University of North Carolina

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Director- Bob Imhoff l Responsibilities –

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Director- Bob Imhoff l Responsibilities – Coordinate activities – Make sure milestones are met – Convene External Advisory Committee

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Roles l Outreach l Research

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Roles l Outreach l Research l Software l Support Development

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Outreach Coordinators – Bob Imhoff &

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Outreach Coordinators – Bob Imhoff & Adel Hanna – Develop contact database – Identify state, public, and private industry needs l Promote Value – Market CMAS benefits l Website, listserv l Newsletter l Conference participation

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop WEB Site Statistics

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop WEB Site Statistics

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Specialty Workshops l Hold 1 or

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Specialty Workshops l Hold 1 or 2 workshops on special issues: – PM Modeling l l l Summarize results to date Share experiences – good & bad Develop consensus on best practices – Toxics Modeling – Intercontinental Transport – Toxics emissions modeling l We’d like to hear from you

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Research Coordinator-Rohit Mathur Verify scientific review

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Research Coordinator-Rohit Mathur Verify scientific review of Models-3 changes l Report results of testing, evaluation, and review to EAC. l Coordinate Models-3 Research Activities l

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Research Objectives l Working l PM

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Research Objectives l Working l PM Toward the Future modeling. l Air Quality Forecasting l Toxics Modeling l Long-range transport and seasonal simulations l Improvements in emissions modeling l Improved representation of free troposphere and exchange with PBL

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Software Development Coordinators Sarav Arunachalum &

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Software Development Coordinators Sarav Arunachalum & Uma Shankar l Significant Accomplishments – Partial Implementation of Software Development Protocol in newest Models -3 release – Now fully implementing the Software Development Protocol – Developing a Consensus for Coding Guidelines l Goal – full implementation of protocol for 2004 Models-3 release.

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Applications Support Coordinator Zac Adelman l

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Applications Support Coordinator Zac Adelman l l Help Desk About 8 user support requests per week

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Applications Support l List Serve –

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Applications Support l List Serve – 220 members – Adding at a rate of > 20 per month l Training Class develop & deliver – CMAQ – SMOKE – MIMS l New Mobile Training Lab – Can offer same training at your site

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Services in Use l. Shared-data

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Services in Use l. Shared-data l. Model clearinghouse testing and integration l. Application l. Integration consulting of new, alternative modules l. Port and benchmark alternative modeling platforms l. Provision of Computing resources

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Value-added Services l Enhanced and

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Value-added Services l Enhanced and Expedited support – Requests for data – Requests for assistance – Email and telephone support – Site specific issues addressed – Consultation on modeling issues – Coordination of work between staffs

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Data Clearinghouse

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Data Clearinghouse

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Bulletin board setup

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Bulletin board setup

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Site Maintenance and testing l Developed

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop Site Maintenance and testing l Developed site l Completed transition from EPA website to CMAS site

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop External Advisory Committee l Guide CMAS

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop External Advisory Committee l Guide CMAS Center. – – – l Define needs and priorities Advise on changing requirements Set research and development agendas Review activity progress Make recommendations for the advancement of Models-3 science and software improvements. Assist in developing a network of contacts by identifying users and other air quality programs.

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop EAC Composition

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop EAC Composition

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Year 3 Challenges Protection and

Carolina Environmental Program At UNC 2003 Models-3 Workshop CMAS Year 3 Challenges Protection and acknowledgment of intellectual property l Coordination of Community Model Development l Taking PAVE to open source l Obtaining sufficient external revenue l