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WRF-STILT Gridded Footprints for Boston, MA, USA, 2013-2014

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1572
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Published2018-05-25
Updated2018-05-25
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Description

This dataset provides Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Stochastic Time-Inverted Lagrangian Transport (STILT) footprint data products for two receptors located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, for July 2013 - December 2014. The data are gridded footprints on a 1-km grid congruent with the ACES emissions inventory. Meteorological fields from version 3.5.1 of the Weather Research and Forecasting model are used to drive STILT. STILT applies a Lagrangian particle dispersion model backwards in time from a measurement location (the "receptor" location), to create the adjoint of the transport model in the form of a "footprint" field. The footprint, with units of mixing ratio, quantifies the influence of upwind surface fluxes on CO2 and CH4 concentrations measured at the receptor and is computed by counting the number of particles in a surface-influenced volume and the time spent in that volume.

Science Keywords

  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
  • CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
  • CARBON DIOXIDE
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
  • CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
  • METHANE

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Nehrkorn, T., M. Sargent, S.C. Wofsy, and M. Mountain. 2018. WRF-STILT Gridded Footprints for Boston, MA, USA, 2013-2014. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1572

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)SizeDates
foot1km-201307.tar.gz 375.4MB 2013-07-01 to 2013-07-31
foot1km-201308.tar.gz 388.8MB 2013-08-01 to 2013-08-31
foot1km-201309.tar.gz 337.1MB 2013-09-01 to 2013-09-30
foot1km-201310.tar.gz 335.8MB 2013-10-01 to 2013-10-31
foot1km-201311.tar.gz 315.0MB 2013-11-01 to 2013-11-30
foot1km-201312.tar.gz 331.2MB 2013-12-01 to 2013-12-31
foot1km-201401.tar.gz 313.5MB 2014-01-01 to 2014-01-31
foot1km-201402.tar.gz 290.8MB 2014-02-01 to 2014-02-28
foot1km-201403.tar.gz 303.7MB 2014-03-01 to 2014-03-31
foot1km-201404.tar.gz 275.1MB 2014-04-01 to 2014-04-30
foot1km-201405.tar.gz 301.7MB 2014-05-01 to 2014-05-31
foot1km-201406.tar.gz 380.3MB 2014-06-01 to 2014-06-30
foot1km-201407.tar.gz 391.8MB 2014-07-01 to 2014-07-31
foot1km-201408.tar.gz 370.9MB 2014-08-01 to 2014-08-31
foot1km-201409.tar.gz 355.8MB 2014-09-01 to 2014-09-30
foot1km-201410.tar.gz 319.4MB 2014-10-01 to 2014-10-31
foot1km-201411.tar.gz 307.4MB 2014-11-01 to 2014-11-30
foot1km-201412.tar.gz 336.1MB 2014-12-01 to 2014-12-31

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  • WRF_STILT_Footprints_Boston.pdf