Atmospheric Emergency Response

T. Chai, A. Crawford, B. Stunder, M.J. Pavolonis, R. Draxler, and A. Stein, 2017 Improving volcanic ash predictions with the HYSPLIT dispersion model by assimilating MODIS satellite retrievals .Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2865–2879, doi:10.5194/acp-17-2865-2017

Chai, T., R. Draxler, and A. Stein,2015, Source term estimation using air concentration measurements and a Lagrangian dispersion model - Experiments with pseudo and real cesium-137 observations from the Fukushima nuclear accident, , Atmospheric Environment, 106, 241-251, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.01.070

Katata, G., Chino, M., Kobayashi, T., Terada, H., Ota, M., Nagai, H., Kajino, M., Draxler, R., Hort, M. C., Malo, A., Torii, T., and Sanada, Y.,2015, Detailed source term estimation of the atmospheric release for the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident by coupling simulations of an atmospheric dispersion model with an improved deposition scheme and oceanic dispersion model, , Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1029-1070, doi:10.5194/acp-15-1029-2015

Rolph, G.D., F. Ngan, R.R. Draxler, 2014, Modeling the Fallout from Stabilized Nuclear Clouds using the HYSPLIT Atmospheric Dispersion Model , Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 136C, pp. 41-55, 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2014.05.006

Draxler, R., D. Arnold, M. Chino, S. Galmarini, M. Hort, A. Jones, S. Leadbetter, A. Malo, C. Maurer, G. Rolph, K. Saito, R. Servranckx, T. Shimbori, E. Solazzo, and G. Wotawa, 2014, World Meteorological Organization’s Model Simulations of the Radionuclide Dispersion and Deposition from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident , Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2013.09.014

Draxler, R., D. Arnold, S. Galmarini, M. Hort, A. Jones, S. Leadbetter, A. Malo, C. Maurer, G. Rolph, K. Saito, R. Servranckx, T. Shimbori, E. Solazzo, and G. Wotawa, 2013, Evaluation of Meteorological Analyses for the Radionuclide Dispersion and Deposition from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident ,World Meteorological Organization, Indexed as WMO-No. 1120

Draxler, R. R., and G. D. Rolph, 2012, Evaluation of the Transfer Coefficient Matrix (TCM) approach to model the atmospheric radionuclide air concentrations from Fukushima, ,J. Geophys. Res., 117, D05107, doi:10.1029/2011JD017205.

A. Becker, G. Wotawa, L.-E. De Geer, P. Seibert, Roland R. Draxler, C. Sloan, R. D’Amours, M. Hort, H. Glaab, P. Heinrich, Y. Grillon, V. Shershakov, K. Katayama, Y. Zhang, P. Stewart, M. Hirtl, M. Jean, P. Chen, 2007, Global backtracking of anthropogenic radionuclides by means of a receptor oriented ensemble dispersion modelling system in support of nuclear-testp-ban treaty verification ,Atmospheric Environment, 41:4520-4534, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.12.048

Draxler, R.R., 2002, RSMC Washington: CTBTO-WMO cooperation, “WMO-CTBTO the way forward” workshop, 16-18 October, Vienna, Austria

Draxler, R.R., L-E DeGeer, M. Auer, 1998, Final Report, Task Group on WMO/CTBTO Matters, WMO Commission for Basic Systems, 15-17 July, Geneva, Switzerland, 10 p.

Draxler, R.R., M. Jean, B. Hicks, and D. Randerson, 1997, Emergency preparedness -- Regional Specialized Meteorological Centers at Washington and Montreal. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 73: 27-30.

Draxler, R.R. 1996, Presentations (NCEP models, Hysplit, ETEX results, Terrain Effects, Test Procedures, PC Training Software), WMO Training Seminar on Environmental Emergency Response, Toulouse, France, 23-27 September.

Draxler, R.R., 1995, CTBT network design sensitivity, NOAA Air Resources Laboratory, June, 6 p.

Draxler, R.R., 1995, Source location through radiological Monitoring (system design and concept of operations). ARPA Radiological Monitoring Workshop, 15-17 November, 1995, ARPA Center for Monitoring Research, 7 p.

Rolph, G.D., McQueen, J.T., Draxler, R.R., 1995, Meteorological and climatological siting criteria for an international radionuclide monitoring system, NOAA Air Resources Laboratory, 7 p.

Draxler, R.R., 1994, Interactive RSMC training, NOAA ARL, 26 p.

Draxler, R.R., G.D. Rolph, J.T. McQueen, J.L. Heffter, B.J.B. Stunder, 1993, Capabilities of the NOAA Washington Regional Specialized Meteorological Center for atmospheric transport model products for environmental emergency response. Presented at the International Workshop on Users' Requirements for the Provision of Atmospheric Transport Model Products for Environmental Emergency Response, Château Vaudreuil, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Sept. 14-17, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Dorval, Québec, 18 p.

Rolph, G., J. McQueen, and R. Draxler, 1993, Real-time environmental applications and Display sYstem (READY). Proceedings, Topical Meeting on Environmental Transport and Dosimetry, Sept. 1-3, Charleston, SC, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Ill 60525, pp. 113-116.

Draxler, R.R., 1992, Presentation of RSMC Washington capabilities, WMO CBS-X, Geneva, Switzerland.

Draxler, R.R., 1980, Krypton-85 in the atmosphere - with specific reference to the public health significance of the proposed controlled release at Three Mile Island, NCRP, May 16, 23 p.

Draxler, R.R., 1980, Observing and forecasting the path of volcanic emissions after eruption, 10th International Lasar Radar Conference, Oct. 6-9, 1980, Silver Spring, Maryland.