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Appendixes The materia1/t in these appendixes is aimed at providing the reader with more information about the workshop that served as the primary information-gathering focus for this report. Inc1/~ded are a copy of the workshop agenda and a 1/fist of participants (AJ. A1/tso inc1/~ded are summaries of severa1/t workshop presentations, inc1/~ding three presentations that provide a genera/ overview of the key discussion topics (B. C, and D9, and five presentations that describe specific examp1/tes of how dispersion mode1/ting systems can be app11tiec1 in a "react wor11~1" context (E through I9.
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A Workshop Agenda and Participant List Tools for Tracking Chemical/lliologicaUNuclear Releases in the Atmosphere: Implications for Homeland Security July 22-23, 2002 Erik Jonsson Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts Monday, July 22, 2002 9:00 A.M. Introductory Remarks (Robert Serafin, committee chair) 9: 15 A.M. Overview Talksi Atmospheric transport and dispersion modeling (Steve Hanna, George Mason University) Observations and data assimilation for atmospheric transport/dispersion studies (Walter Dabberdt, Vaisala) Information needs of emergency first responders (Frances Edwards- Winslow, San Jose Emergency Preparedness Office) 10:30 A.M. Discuss examples oftools and programs currently employed (or in development) for modeling the dispersion of C/B/N agents2, including: DOE's National Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (NARAC) (James Ellis, Gayle Sugiyama, LLNL) Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (Martin Bagley, Brian Beitler; DTRA) U.S. Army Chem./:Bio. Defense Program's Joint Effects Model (JEM) (Kathy Ho?~shmand, Vladimir Kogan, JointEffectsModelprogram) ~ The overview talks are aimed at providing some basic context for the workshop participants who come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds. 2 Additional models and operational programs may be discussed, although this session is not aimed at providing a comprehensive review of all relevant existing activities. 65
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66 . NOON Lunch APPENDIXA Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations/Areal Locations of Hazardous Atmospheres (CAMEO/ALOHA) (Mark Miller, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration) 1:00 P.M. Discuss examples of transport/dispersion model application and analysis, including: Persian Gulf war-modeling exercises (Tom Warner, NCAR) World Trade Center disaster, modeling of smoke dispersion (Alan Briber, EPA/ORD) Chernobyl accident-modeling of continental/global transport (James Ellis, DOE/LLNL) Salt Lake City Olympics preparations (Brian Beitler, DTRAJ Urban 2000/VTMX field studies (Gerald Streit, DOE/LANLJ 3:00 P.M. Briefing on the Office of Federal Coordinator for Meteorology/Joint Action Group for the Selection and Evaluation of Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion models 3:30 P.M. Divide into breakout groups for in-depth assessment of the following topics: Dispersion modeling capabilities, limitations, development needs (Chair: David Bacon, SAIC; Rapporte?~r: David Need; Colorado State University) Observations and data assimilation for atmospheric dispersion models (Chair: Michael Hardesty, NOAA/ETL; Rapporteur: Peggy LeMone, NCAR) Information needs of emergency first-responders and other 'user' groups (Chair: Stephen McGrail, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency; Rapporteur: Lewis Duncan, Dartmouth College) Tuesday, July 23, 2002 9:00 A.M. Plenary session: preliminary breakout group reports and feedback from participants 10:00 A.M. Continue breakout group discussions, with each group attempting to draft a statement to summarize findings and priorities for R&D NOON Lunch 1:00 P.M. Final break-out group session 2:15P.M. Break 2:30 P.M. Final plenary session: summary reports from breakout groups; closing discussion to integrate the issues raised by each group.
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Participants Committee members: Robert Sermon (chair), National Center for Atmospheric Research Lewis Duncan, School of Engineering, Dartmouth College Eric Barron, Pennsylvania State University, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Howard Bluestein, University of Oklahoma, Department of Meteorology Steven Clifford, University of Colorado; CIRES Margaret LeMone, National Center for Atmospheric Research Thomas Warner, University of Colorado, Program on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Karl Turekian, Department of Geophysics, Yale University Gene Pfeffer, Orbital Sciences Corporation William Odom, Hudson Institute, National Security Studies and Yale University David Neff, Colorado State University, Department of Civil Engineering John Wyngaard, Pennsylvania State University Guests at July 22-23 workshop: David Bacon, SAIC Martin Bagley, Defense Threat Reduction Agency Brian Beitler, Defense Threat Reduction Agency Yu-Han Chen, MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Walter Dabberdt, Vaisala Inc. Paula Davidson, NOAA National Weather Service Frances Edwards-Winslow, San Jose Emergency Preparedness Office James Ellis, LLNL National Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability Steve Hanna, George Mason University Michael Hardesty, NOAA/ETL Paul Hirschberg, NOAA National Weather Service Kathy Houshmand, DOD Chem/Bio Defense Program (Joint Effects Model program) Alan Huber, EPA/ORD (and NOAA/APL) Vladimir Kogan, Battelle (DOD Joint Effects Model program) Donald Lucas, MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Stephen McGrail, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Mark Miller, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration 67
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68 APPENDIXA Debra Payton, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration Jennifer Reichert, DOE Chemical-Biological National Security Program David Roberts, Mitretek Systems Jack Settelmaier, NOAA National Weather Service, Southern Region John Sorensen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Gerald Streit, Los Alamos National Laboratory (DOE/CNBP Modeling and Prediction Project) Gayle Sugiyama, LLNL National Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability Samuel Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology Guests at May 8 - 9 planning meeting: Martin Bagley, Defense Threat Reduction Agency Warren Bowen, Technical Support Working Group Charles Hess, Federal Emergency Management Agency Michael Lowder, Federal Emergency Management Agency Bob Lyons, U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command Duncan McGill, Defense Threat Reduction Agency Lew Podolske, White House Office of Homeland Security David Rogers, NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Donald Wernly, NOAA National Weather Service
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