Evaluation of the National Air Quality Forecast System (NAQFS): Summary of the air quality forecasters focus group workshop

William F. Ryan, Paula Davidson, Paul Stokols, Kenneth Carey

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Abstract

The implementation of National Air Quality Forecast (NAQF) program by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in association with the USEPA is discussed. The purpose of NAFQ is to provide ozone, fine particulate matter and pollutant forecasts with sufficient accuracy and advance notice to follow actions to reduce adverse health effects. This cooperative relationship recognizes the responsibility of the state and local governments to develop pollution control strategies, based on EPA guidance. It is noted that the spatial location of maximum ozone plume has been well forecast by the model, which suggests that the meteorological model is successful in providing low level, and fine scale wind forecasts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6579-6595
Number of pages17
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
StatePublished - Jun 1 2004
EventCombined Preprints: 84th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting - Seattle, WA., United States
Duration: Jan 11 2004Jan 15 2004

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air quality
ozone
pollution control
local government
particulate matter
plume
evaluation
forecast
pollutant

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  • Atmospheric Science

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