With this theme ASM will pursue collaborative and interdisciplinary research to support the WRN objective on improving air and water quality for healthy communities. This research will focus on aiding NOAA to improve high-resolution ozone, smoke, dust, and other particulate matter forecasts; data on extreme temperatures; and expanded predictive capabilities that include water quality. SBE research will be directed at supporting NOAA to assess and develop effective means of communicating risk of these hazards to vulnerable communities.

Focus Area 1: Process-level Understanding and Enhanced Modeling Capabilities

ASM Investigators:

Belay Demoz

Rosa Fitzgerald

Jose Fuentes

Thomas Gill

Everette Joseph

Siwei Li

Qilong Min

Vernon Morris

Ricardo Sakai

William Stockwel

Focus Area 2: Improved Quantification of Forecast Uncertainty

ASM Investigators:

Roy Armstrong

Sen Chiao

Belay Demoz

Everette Joseph

Xin-Zhong Liang

Duanjun Lu

Qilong Min

Vernon Morris

Remata Reddy

Sam Shen

Focus Area 3: Advancing the Development of High Resolution Models

ASM Investigators:

Sen Chiao

Belay Demoz

Everette Joseph

Xin-Zhong Liang

Duanjun Lu

Vernon Morris

Hari Singh

Loren White

Focus Area 4: Integrated Social Science

ASM Investigators:

Terri Adams

Rosa Fitzgerald

Everette Joseph

Kurban Haydar

Vernon Morris

Carolyn Stroman

Tia Tyree

Focus Area 5: Effective Communication of Climate and Weather Risk

ASM Investigators:

Terri Adams

Everette Joseph

Souleymane Fall

Carolyn Stroman

Tia Tyree