Capabilities of the NOAA Washington Regional Specialized Meteorological Center for Atmospheric Transport Model Products for Environmental Emergency Response

 

Roland R. Draxler, Glenn D. Rolph, Jeffery T. McQueen, Jerome L. Heffter, and Barbara J.B. Stunder

 

International Workshop on Users' Requirements for the Provision of Atmospheric Transport Model Products for Environmental Emergency Response, Chateau Vaudreuil, Monreal, Quebec, Canada, September 14-17, 1993

 

Overview - In the context of current agreements between NOAA and WMO, NOAA is prepared to provide diagnostic and forecast transport, dispersion, and deposition estimates for atmospheric releases of hazardous pollutants that may cross international political boundaries. The primary region (IV) of coverage would include the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America (including the Caribbean). The secondary region of coverage could encompass the Northern and Southern hemispheres. This report reviews the capabilities of the Washington RSMC.

 

 

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