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Cooperative - NA22NES4050015D

OVERVIEW

Original Description
THE ACTIVITIES, AS PART OF THIS AIR QUALITY PROJECT FOR NOAA'S AIR RESOURCES LABORATORY, ARE ALL IN SUPPORT OF ENHANCING NOAA NATIONAL AIR QUALITY FORECASTING CAPABILITY (NAQFC) AND WILL INCLUDE (1) UPDATING EMISSIONS ESTIMATES OF TRACE GASES AND SMOKE PARTICLES THAT ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FORMATION OF HIGH OZONE AND PM2.5 CONCENTRATIONS DOWNWIND BASED ON RECENT MEASUREMENTS (E.G. FIREX-AQ, WE-CAN) DURING WILDFIRES; (2) THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PROTOTYPE WILDFIRE SMOKE ENSEMBLE PRODUCT FROM EXISTING NOAA SMOKE-ENABLED MODELS, DEVELOPMENT OF A FIRE BEHAVIOR MODULE FOR HIGHER-RESOLUTION AIR QUALITY FORECASTING MODELS (NAQFC AND UFS-AEROSOLS), INCORPORATION; AND (3) TESTING OF THE FENGSHA [AN ENGLISH ANALOG TERM (NOT AN ACRONYM) OF THE MANDARIN TERM FOR WIND-BLOWN DUST], DUST EMISSION SCHEME INTO THE RAPID REFRESH FORECAST SYSTEM (RRFS) AND DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDIZED EVALUATION TOOLS THAT WILL HELP FUTURE EFFORTS AT MODEL IMPROVEMENTS.
Assistance Type
Cooperative Agreement (B)
Place of Performance
Multi-State USA
Related Opportunity
None

STATUS

Period of Performance

10/1/22

Start Date

6/30/24

End Date
0% Complete

Funding Split

$1.4M

Federal Obligation

$0.0

Non-Federal Obligation

$1.4M

Total Obligated
100.0% Federal Funding
0.0% Non-Federal Funding

ACTIVITY TIMELINE

SUBGRANT AWARDS

TRANSACTION HISTORY

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

Award ID FAIN
NA22NES4050015D
SAI Number
NA22NES4050015D_000
Award ID URI
MARYLAND
Awardee Classifications
Public/State Controlled Institution Of Higher Education
Awarding Office
1305N2 DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Funding Office
1333BN DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Last Modified: 9/21/22