HYSPLIT Video Tutorials

Last Revised February 2018 Revision 927

Introduction (1:41)

  1. Installing HYSPLIT
    1. Windows PC (14:18)
    2. Apple MAC OSX (10:16)
    3. UNIX or LINUX (12:41)
    4. HYSPLIT directories (12:04)
    5. Exercise #1 (3:17)

  2. Testing the installation
    1. Graphical user interface operation (13:03)
    2. Test trajectory calculation (7:45)
    3. Test air concentration calculation (8:10)
    4. Batch file scripting (10:15)
    5. Using CAPTEX data in this tutorial (3:47)
    6. Exercise #2 (4:57)

  3. Gridded Meteorological Data Files
    1. Tutorial meteorological data (8:21)
    2. FTP Meteorological data (12:10)
    3. Convert meteorological data (12:05)
    4. Meteorological data servers (5:03)
    5. User entered meteorological data (11:21)
    6. Exercise #3 (4:07)

  4. Trajectory calculations
    1. The trajectory calculation (12:36)
    2. The trajectory equation (7:15)
    3. Estimating mixed layer depths (8:14)
    4. Mixed layer trajectories (14:35)
    5. Computational trajectory error (12:23)
    6. Meteorology trajectory error (8:44)
    7. Absolute trajectory error (13:03)
    8. Exercise #4 (6:09)

  5. Trajectory options
    1. Trajectory vertical motion (15:02)
    2. Trajectory flow field (7:03)
    3. Trajectories and terrain (14:39)
    4. Multiple trajectories in time (14:45)
    5. Multiple trajectories in space (8:57)
    6. Meteorological grid ensemble (13:11)
    7. Exercise #5 (7:56)

  6. Trajectory statistics
    1. Frequency analysis (16:57)
    2. Cluster analysis (13:45)
    3. Clustering equations (5:14)
    4. Source geolocation (16:55)
    5. Exercise #6 (6:55)
    6. Working directory cleanup (3:53)

  7. Air Concentration Calculations
    1. Reconfiguring the test case (9:54)
    2. Air concentration equations (14:40)
    3. Single particle trajectory (12:31)
    4. Single particle animation (8:27)
    5. Releasing multiple particles (16:33)
    6. Display particle positions (8:35)
    7. Particle distributions using puffs (18:59)
    8. Downwind puff splitting (12:25)
    9. Exercise #7 (13:06)

  8. Configuring the CAPTEX simulation
    1. Configure for CAPTEX release #2 (18:50)
    2. Air concentration display options (20:29)
    3. Air concentration utilities (15:16)
    4. Air concentration statistics (23:05)
    5. Test and optimize HYSPLIT inputs (12:44)
    6. Simultaneous multiple grids (13:34)
    7. Exercise #8 (13:45)

  9. Air Concentration Parameter Sensitivity
    1. Case study base configuration (15:18)
    2. Base configuration optimization (15:11)
    3. Turbulence parameterizations (21:59)
    4. Stability computation method (16:13)
    5. Mixed layer depth calculation (13:14)
    6. Turbulent kinetic energy (20:29)
    7. Exercise #9 (7:51)

  10. Alternate display options
    1. Display scripting (4:44)
    2. County map boundaries (10:00)
    3. Enhanced graphic labels (4:36)
    4. Creating KML/KMZ for Google Earth (6:08)
    5. Creating HYSPLIT shapefiles (8:21)
    6. Shapefile overlays (10:31)
    7. Exercise #10 (8:39)

  11. Pollutant transformations and deposition
    1. Linear mass conversions (23:02)
    2. Dry deposition for gases (23:59)
    3. Dry deposition for particles (17:36)
    4. Wet deposition for gases (11:44)
    5. Wet deposition for particles (9:40)
    6. Exercise #11 (6:45)

  12. Source attribution methods
    1. Counting particle trajectories (11:18)
    2. Emissions from a known location (15:47)
    3. Backward versus forward dispersion (17:36)
    4. Simulations from multiple samplers (25:55)
    5. Source-receptor matrix approach (20:12)
    6. Source location statistics (11:53)
    7. Solving the coefficient matrix (29:00)
    8. Cost function minimization of the CM (13:27)
    9. Exercise #12 (8:49)

  13. Air concentration Uncertainty
    1. Meteorological grid ensemble (20:20)
    2. Turbulence ensemble (11:54)
    3. Physics ensemble (12:58)
    4. Multiple meteorological data (25:24)
    5. Ensemble verification (9:16)
    6. Ensemble reduction techniques (14:49)
    7. Exercise #13 (12:13)

  14. Wildfire smoke and dust storms
    1. Fire smoke (27:10)
    2. Dust using a constant threshold (28:39)
    3. Dust using a variable threshold (14:44)
    4. Dust setting emission factors (10:22)
    5. Exercise #14 (7:21)

  15. Radioactive pollutants and dose
    1. Basic radioactive decay and dose (24:46)
    2. Long-Range I-131 from Fukushima NPP (23:40)
    3. Dose calculations from Fukushima NPP (34:34)
    4. Exercise #15 (7:30)

  16. Volcanic eruptions with gravitational settling
    1. Volcanic eruptions (15:54)
    2. Restarting the model from PARDUMP (12:45)
    3. Assimilation of satellite data (11:07)
    4. Particle size distributions (14:23)
    5. Creating an EMITIMES emissions file (21:42)
    6. Exercise #16 (9:18)

  17. Custom simulations
    1. Dynamic or Lagrangian sampling (12:59)
    2. Volume or mass mixing ratios (18:46)
    3. Short-range dispersion (20:37)
    4. Polar coordinate concentration grid (9:37)
    5. Exercise #17 (7:22)