Observations from Aura: An Integrated Observatory of Atmospheric Composition I

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Joanna Joiner, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Bryan N Duncan, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Primary Conveners:  Anne R Douglass, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Ernest Hilsenrath, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Towards New Constraints on the Tropical Ozone Budget: Interannual Variability in Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN) Observations from the Aura Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer
Vivienne Payne1, Emily V Fischer2, Zhe Jiang1, John Worden1 and Matthew James Alvarado3, (1)JPL / Caltech, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (3)AER, Inc., Lexington, MA, United States
8:15 AM
Diagnosing the Transport of Pollution to the Upper Troposphere / Lower Stratosphere using Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Measurements of Methyl Chloride and Other Trace Gases
Jessica L. Neu1, Michelle L Santee1, Douglas Edward Kinnison2 and J F Lamarque2, (1)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
8:30 AM
An Overview of Striking Scientific Applications of Nitrogen Dioxide Retrievals from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument Between 2004 and 2014
Klaas Folkert Boersma, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Climate Observations Department, De Bilt, Netherlands
8:45 AM
Increasing Anthropogenic Emissions in China Offset Air Quality Policy Efforts in Western United States: A Satellite and Modelling Perspective
Willem W Verstraeten1,2, Klaas Folkert Boersma1,2, Jason E Williams2, Jessica L. Neu3, Kevin W Bowman3 and John Worden4, (1)Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands, (2)Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Earth Observations, De Bilt, Netherlands, (3)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)JPL / Caltech, Pasadena, CA, United States
9:00 AM
A Multi-Component Proxy for OH Variability Measured from Space: Evaluation and Evolution
Lee T Murray1,2, Arlene M Fiore2 and Lukas C Valin2, (1)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States, (2)Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States
9:15 AM
Lightning Nitrogen Oxides (LNOx) Vertical Profile Quantification and 10 Year Trend Analysis using Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) Satellite Measurements, Air Quality Station (AQS) Surface Measurements, The National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN), and Simulated by Cloud Resolving Chemical Transport Model (REAM Cloud)
Charles David Smeltzer, Georgia Institute of Technology, Roswell, GA, United States, Yuhang Wang, Georgia Inst of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States and William John Koshak, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States
9:30 AM
Decadal Regional Trends in Trace Gases and Reflectance As Measured with the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on Eos Aura
Joris P Veefkind1,2, Klaas Folkert Boersma1,3, Quintus Kleipool1, Isabelle Desmedt4 and Pieternel Levelt1,2, (1)Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, Netherlands, (2)Delft University of Technology, Geosciences and Remote Sensing, Delft, Netherlands, (3)Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands, (4)Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Brussels, Belgium
9:45 AM
Observations and trends of emissions from gas flaring in the Persian Gulf region using OMI
Hao He, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, College Park, MD, United States, Mohammad Soltanieh, Sharif University of Technology, Department of Environment, Tehran, Iran and Russell R Dickerson, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States
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