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'''''[[Main_Page|GEOS-Chem Main Page]] | [[GCHP_Main_Page|GCHP Main Page]]'''''
 
'''''[[Main_Page|GEOS-Chem Main Page]] | [[GCHP_Main_Page|GCHP Main Page]]'''''
  
On this page we list the current priorities for GEOS-Chem development. This list is continuously updated based on code readiness and input from the Working Groups and the Steering Committee.
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On this page we list the current priorities for GEOS-Chem development. This list is continuously updated based on code readiness and input from the [https://geos-chem.seas.harvard.edu/geos-working-groups Working Groups] and the [https://geos-chem.seas.harvard.edu/geos-steering-cmte Steering Committee]. For history of past releases see the [[GEOS-Chem_versions|GEOS-Chem Versions wiki page]].
  
== GEOS-Chem versions in development ==
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== Release schedule ==
  
=== 13.0.0 ===
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Please see the [http://wiki.seas.harvard.edu/geos-chem/images/e/e1/GEOS-Chem_Release_Proposal.pdf GEOS-Chem Release Proposal] outlining the procedure and schedule for releasing GEOS-Chem versions.  
  
<span style="color:darkorange">'''See the [[GEOS-Chem 13.0.0]] page for more details.'''''</span>
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== Merged and awaiting release ==
  
== Priorities assigned to upcoming GEOS-Chem versions ==
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See the links below for items merged and awaiting release.
  
=== 13.1.0 ===
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{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
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|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
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!width="200px"|Patch version in development
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!width="200px"|Major version in development
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|align="center"|None
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|align="center"|'''[[GEOS-Chem 14.1.0]]'''
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|}
  
See also the [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/milestone/17 13.1.0 milestone on Github].
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== Feature integration in progress ==
  
This version will require a 1-month full-chemistry benchmark.
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Features listed in this table are actively being integrated into GEOS-Chem by the [[GEOS-Chem Support Team]]. In addition, we continuously implement structural updates in the model to maintain and develop coupling with other models including GEOS, CESM, and the model adjoint.  
  
 
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{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5  
 
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
 
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
!width="500px"|Feature
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!width="200px"|Feature
!width="200px"|Submitted by
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!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
!width="100px"|Type
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!width="100px"|Model scope
!width="300px"|Notes
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!width="100px"|Ease of implementation
 +
!width="300px"|Notes and References
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/HEMCO/issues/46 Distribute emissions vertically in the boundary layer]
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|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2475/2020/gmd-13-2475-2020.pdf Adaptive chemical solver] (as option) / KPP 3.0.0
|Barron Henderson (EPA)<br>GCST
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|Mike Long (Harvard) <br> Haipeng Lin (Harvard) <br> Bob Yantosca (GCST) <br> Lu Shen (PKU)
|Structural &<br>Science
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|Chemistry
 +
|Complicated
 
|
 
|
*Vertical profiles have been delivered to GCST
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*See H. Lin et al. [2022]<br>(DOI: [https://doi.org/10.31223/X5505V 10.31223/X5505V])
 +
*[https://github.com/KineticPreProcessor/KPP/releases/tag/3.0.0 KPP 3.0.0 is now released]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.8b07241 Diurnal scale factors of power plants emissions in China]
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|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/19/7055/2019/ Joint CO2-CO-CH4-OCS simulation via KPP]
|Hongjian Weng (PKU)<br>Jintai Lin (PKU)
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|Beata Bukosa (NIWA)<br>Kevin Bowman (JPL)<br>Mike Long (Harvard)
|Science
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|Specialty simulation
 +
|Medium
 
|
 
|
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/548 geoschem/geos-chem #548]
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*Slated for 14.1.0
 +
*[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/654 geoschem/geos-chem #654]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|GCAP 2.0
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|TOMAS in GCHP
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
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|Betty Croft (WashU)
|Science
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|Aerosols
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
*Slated for 14.1.0
 +
*[https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/pull/221 geoschem/GCHP PR #221]
 +
*[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1261 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1261]
 +
*[https://github.com/geoschem/HEMCO/pull/145 geoschem/HEMCO PR #145]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Fix H2O boundary conditions at tropopause
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1429 Update SO4 production in cloud-droplets over oceans]
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)
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|Becky Alexander
|Bug fix
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|Aerosols
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
*Slated for 14.1.0
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1434 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1434]
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1429 geoschem/geos-chem #1429]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/615 Restore J-values for the planeflight diagnostic]
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1334 RO2 diagnostic]
|Tomas Sherwen (York)
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|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Structural
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|Diagnostics
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
* See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1334 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1334]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/364 Initial modifications for HEMCO internal grid]
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/331 Provide climatologies for open fire emissions]
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/655 Climatologies for lightning NOx]
 +
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/discussions/1022 Add new species concentration diagnostic in units of molec/cm3]
 
|Haipeng Lin (Harvard)
 
|Haipeng Lin (Harvard)
|Structural
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|Diagnostics
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1264 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1264]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/pull/71 Initial modifications for GCHP adjoint - CO2 simulation]
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|Update transport tracer simulation for consistency with the tracer gridded component in GEOS
|Colin Lee (CUBoulder)
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|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Structural
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|TransportTracer simulation
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/issues/55 Update GMAO submodules in GCHP]
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|Update MAPL to v2.26.0
|GCST
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|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
|Structural
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|GCHP
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/issues/265 geoschem/gchp #265]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Updates to speed up the chemical solver
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|Retire land-water-ice (LWI) input field
#[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/598 Remove useless computations from reaction rate-law functions]
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|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
#[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/496 Use <tt>!$OMP COLLAPSE(3)</tt> to vectorize the parallel loop in DO_FLEXCHEM]
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|Met-fields
|GCST<br>Chris Holmes (FSU)
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|Simple
|Structural
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|
 
|
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1435 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1435]
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/HEMCO/pull/170 geoschem/hemco PR #170]
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
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|Fix missing value handling in GCHP
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
 +
|GCHP/GEOS
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/issues/258 geoschem/gchp #258]
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== 13.2.0 ===
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== Delivered and in the queue ==
  
See also the [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/milestone/18 13.2.0 milestone on Github].
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Features listed in this table have been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team and are prioritized to be integrated into GEOS-Chem in the near future.
  
This version will require a 1-month full-chemistry benchmark and 1-year full-chemistry and transport tracer benchmarks, with and without Luo wet deposition.
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{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
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|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
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!width="200px"|Feature
 +
!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
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!width="100px"|Model scope
 +
!width="100px"|Ease of implementation
 +
!width="300px"|Notes and References
 +
 
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|-valign="top"
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1301 HTAPv3 at 0.1 deg]
 +
|Dandan Zhang (WashU)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
*Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
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|Updating VOC fire emissions and adding lumped furan
 +
|Colette Heald (MIT)<br>Tess Carter (MIT)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
*See T. Carter et al., [2022]<br>(DOI: [https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2022-438 10.5194/acp-2022-438])
 +
 
 +
|}
 +
 
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== Delivered but not yet prioritized ==
 +
 
 +
Features listed in this table have been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team but are not yet prioritized for integration into GEOS-Chem.
  
 
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5  
 
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5  
 
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
 
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
!width="500px"|Feature
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!width="200px"|Feature
!width="200px"|Submitted by
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!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
!width="100px"|Type
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!width="100px"|Model scope
!width="300px"|Notes
+
!width="100px"|Ease of implementation
 +
!width="300px"|Notes and References
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/547 Update US emissions to NEI2016]
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|Tagged O3 simulation in GCHP
|Barron Henderson (EPA)<br>Lyssa Freese (MIT)
+
|Xingpei Yu (PKU)<br>Jourdan He (WashU)
|Science
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|TagO3 simulation
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
*Files available at [ftp://newftp.epa.gov/Air/aqmg/global/NEI2016fh/ this ftp site]. Barron writes, "They have not yet been used in a publication, so I caution users to look for anything and report back."
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*[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1167 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1167]
 +
* Needs to be updated to a more recent version of GCHP
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2569/2020/ Canopy Physics Model]
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|[https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/23BRII Global continental chlorine (pCl and HCl) emissions]
|Sam Silva (MIT)
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|Bingqing Zhang (Georgia Tech)<br>Pengfei Liu (Georgia Tech)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
*Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/629 Ecophysiology module in GEOS-Chem for biosphere-atmosphere exchange]
 +
|Joey Lam(CUHK)<br>Amos Tai (CUHK)
 
|Science
 
|Science
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
*Delivered to GCST (Feb 2021)
 +
* [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/629 geoschem/geos-chem #629]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Fix stratospheric flooding
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|LPJ land cover (global), fire (W US), dust emissions (SW N America), 1700-2100
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)
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|Yang Li (Baylor University)<br>Loretta Mickley (Harvard)
|Bug fix
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|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
*Data files delivered to GCST (July 2021)
 +
*Data are quite large - need to think about storage, compression
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2879/2020/ Improved wet scavenging from Luo et al. (2020)] (as option)
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|[https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1029/2006GL026015 Stratospheric HCN chemistry]
|Gan Luo (Albany)<br>Fangqun Yu (Albany)
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|Armin Kleinbohl (JPL)<br>Debra Weisenstein (Harvard, retired)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 +
|Medium
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Nov 2020)
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*Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/522 geoschem/geos-chem PR #522]
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*These updates will replace the Luo et al. (2019) option
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|}
 +
 
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== Ready but not delivered ==
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Features listed in this table are ready but have not been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team.
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{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
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|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
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!width="200px"|Feature
 +
!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
 +
!width="100px"|Model scope
 +
!width="300px"|Notes and References
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[http://globalchange.bnu.edu.cn/research/laiv6 Updated Yuan/BNU MODIS LAI product (2000-2019)]
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|Nitrate photolysis
|Jenny Fisher (U. Wollongong)
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|Viral Shah (NASA GMAO)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*Processing scripts delivered to GCST (Aug 2020)
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* Shah, V., D.J. Jacob, R. Dang, L.N. Lamsal, S.A. Strode, S.D. Steenrod, K.F. Boersma, S.D. Eastham, T.M. Fritz, C. Thompson, J. Peischl, I. Bourgeois, I.B. Pollack, B.A. Nault, R.C. Cohen, P. Campuzano-Jost, J.L. Jimenez, S.T. Andersen, L.J. Carpenter, T. Sherwen, and M.J. Evans, Nitrogen oxides in the free troposphere: Implications for tropospheric oxidants and the interpretation of satellite NO2 measurements, EGUsphere [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-656, 2022.
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/21/1861/2021/ Updated Rn-222 emissions]
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|Online H2 chemistry
|Bo Zhang
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|Maria Paula Pérez-Peña (UNSW)<br>Jenny Fisher (UOW)<br>Dylan Millet (UMN)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*The existing Rn emissions will remain as an option
 
*Data are available at https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3942287
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[[Grid-independent_emissions|Updated offline emissions]]
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|Alk4 & R4N2 chemistry
 +
|Jared Brewer (Harvard)
 +
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
|Science
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* Brewer, J.F., D.J. Jacob, S.H. Jathar, Y. He, A. Akherati, S. Zhai, D.S. Jo, A. Hodzic, B.A. Nault, P. Campuzano-Jost, J.L. Jimenez, R.J. Park, Y.J. Oak, and H. Liao, A scheme for representing aromatic secondary organic aerosols in chemical transport models: application to source attribution of organic aerosols over South Korea during the KORUS-AQ campaign, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., 2022.
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 +
|-valign="top"
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|Organic acids (RCOOH)
 +
|Katie Travis (NASA)
 +
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Provide recommended rather than hard-coded scaling factors for online emissions
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|Update reactions with new JPL & IUPAC recommendations
|GCST
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|Kelvin Bates (Harvard)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
 +
* Currently running simulations to check magnitude of changes
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/331 Provide climatologies for lightning NOx, volcano, and open fire emissions]
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|Improve carbon & nitrogen conservation in reactions
|GCST
+
|Kelvin Bates (Harvard)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1352231019305138?via%3Dihub Trace metal simulation]
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|Blowing snow sea salt in TOMAS
|Junwei Xu (Dalhousie)
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|Betty Croft (Dalhousie)
|Science
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|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Nov 2020)
 
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/511 geoschem/geos-chem PR #511]
 
  
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Geologic emission of ethane and propane
 +
|Matthew Rowlinson and Mat Evans(York)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
* Global source from https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0073-0 with spatial distribution from https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1-2019
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|New version of CEDS at 0.1 deg
 +
|Emma Knowland (NASA)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/550 MEIC (China regional) for 2000-2017 at 0.5x0.625 deg]
 +
|Shixian Zhai (Harvard)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
* Need permission from Qiang Zhang (Tsinghua U.) to distribute data
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|KORUS-AQ emissions for East Asia
 +
|Katie Travis (NASA)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
* Need permission to distribute data
 +
 +
|-valign-"top"
 +
|[https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2022/EM/D2EM00019A Australian anthropogenic Hg emissions]
 +
|Stephen MacFarlane (UOW)<br>Jenny Fisher (UOW)<br> Hannah Horowitz (U. Illinois)<br>Viral Shah (Harvard)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign-"top"
 +
|WRF-GC Hg simulation
 +
|Xiaotian Xu (Nanjing U.)<br>Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
 +
|Hg simulation<br>WRF-GC
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updated HgII gas-partical partitioning
 +
|Kaiyun Liu (Tsinghua U.)<br>Qingru Wu (Tsinghua U.)<br>Shuxiao Wang (Tsinghua U.)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
* Should be option, not default
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Dry deposition to F90 (readability)
 +
|Chris Holmes (FSU)
 +
|Dry deposition
 +
|
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== 13.3.0 ===
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== Almost there (< 6 months) ==
  
See also the [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/milestone/19 13.3.0 milestone on Github].
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Features listed in this table are in development and will likely be delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team within the next 6 months.
  
This version will require a 1-month and 1-year full-chemistry benchmarks, with and without the adaptive chemical solver.
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{|border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
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!width="200px"|Feature
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!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
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!width="100px"|Model scope
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!width="420px"|Notes and References
  
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
 
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
 
!width="500px"|Feature
 
!width="200px"|Submitted by
 
!width="100px"|Type
 
!width="300px"|Notes
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/560 C2H4 and C2H2 chemistry]
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|DMS Chemistry
|Kelvin Bates (Harvard)<br>Ke Li (Harvard)
+
|Linia Tashmim (UC Riverside)<br>William Porter (UC Riverside)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/publications/2020/moch_2020_hms_global.pdf HMS chemistry]
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|PPN+hv, PPN+OH
|Jonathan Moch (Harvard)
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|Robert Ryan (UCL)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Sep 2020)
 
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/456 geoschem/geos-chem PR #456]
 
  
|-
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|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/17/3699/2017/ Blowing snow emissions of sea salt and sea salt bromide]
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|MBO
|Lyatt Jaegle (UW)
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|Michael Vermeuel (UMN)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)
 
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/356 geoschem/geos-chem PR #356]
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://www.pnas.org/content/117/42/26076 Updated aerosol dry deposition]
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1094 Stratospheric adjustment with RRTMG in GEOS-Chem]
|Jeff Pierce (CSU)
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|Seb Eastham (MIT)
 
|Science
 
|Science
 
|
 
|
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/604 geoschem/geos-chem #604]
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2475/2020/gmd-13-2475-2020.pdf Adaptive chemical solver] (as option)
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|Re-binning of off-line sea salt and dust for use in TOMAS
|Lu Shen (Harvard)
+
|Betty Croft (Dalhousie)
|Science
+
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/19/7055/2019/ Joint CO2-CO-CH4 simulation]
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|Adaption of TOMAS' in-cloud aqueous sulfate production for KPP versus sulfate_mod.F90
|Beata Bukosa (NIWA)<br>GCST
+
|Betty Croft (Dalhousie)
|Science
+
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/654 geoschem/geos-chem #654]
 
  
|}
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|ML algorithms for bulk aerosols
 +
|Arshad Nair (SUNY Albany)<br>Fangqun Yu (SUNY Albany)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
== Priorities not yet assigned to a particular version ==
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|PM2.5 and PM10 calculations: aerodynamic vs geometric diameters
 +
|Shixian Zhai (Harvard)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
The following items have been identified as priorities for GEOS-Chem, but have not yet been assigned to a particular GEOS-Chem version.
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updates to Hodzic SOA scheme
 +
|Jared Brewer (Harvard)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
=== Ready to go in ===
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|Automated reduction in isoprene scheme
 +
|Dan Westervelt (Lamont-Doherty)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
+
|-valign="top"
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
+
|Brown carbon chemsitry
!width="500px"|Feature
+
|Jingqiu Mao (U. Alaska)<br>Xuan Wang (CUHK)
!width="200px"|Submitted by
+
|Aerosols
!width="100px"|Type
+
|
!width="300px"|Notes
+
  
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/559 Implement H2 chemistry in UCX]
+
|GEOS resolution and subgrid convection - Part 2 RAS parameter tuning
|Chris Holmes (FSU)
+
|Tailong He (Toronto)<br>Dylan Jones (Toronto)<br>Andrea Molod (NASA GMAO)
|Science
+
|Convection
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1029/2006GL026015 Stratospheric HCN chemistry]
+
|Update surface methane boundary condition using NOAA flask data
|Armin Kleinbohl (JPL)<br>Debra Weisenstein (Harvard, retired)
+
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Science
+
|Input data
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2569/2020/ MEGAN3]
+
|Provide recommended rather than hard-coded scaling factors for online emissions
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|High-res top-down TROPOMI-derived seasonal mean NOx emissions for China
 +
|Jintai Lin (PKU)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Horizontal resolution: 5km, temporal resolution: JJA mean (monthly data will be available at a later stage; please contact us).
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updated biomass burning emission factors and species
 +
|Tess Carter (MIT)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updated offline sea salt emissions
 +
|Hongjian Weng (PKU) <br> Jintai Lin (PKU)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|HgII deposition too high in 13.4; Hg0 conc too low; should not use as is
 +
|Viral Shah (NASA GMAO)<br>Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)<br>Ari Feinberg (MIT)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2569/2020/ Canopy Physics Model]
 
|Sam Silva (MIT)
 
|Sam Silva (MIT)
|Science
+
|Emissions &<br>Science
 
|
 
|
*Implementation details may be found at https://zenodo.org/record/3614062#.XzvrH5NKjOR
+
*DOI: [https://zenodo.org/record/3614062#.XzvrH5NKjOR 10.5281/zenodo.3614062]
 +
*Needs to be updated to a more recent GEOS-Chem version
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/17/3699/2017/ GC-YIBs biosphere-atmospheric chemistry coupled model]
+
|Gridded EPA (GEPA) version 2 emissions for 2012-2018
|Xu Yue (NUIST)
+
|Bram Maasakkers (SRON)<br>Erin McDuffie (WashU),<br>Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Emissions<br>CH4 simulation
 
|
 
|
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/425 geoschem/geos-chem #425]
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/presentations/IGC9/posters/Tue_Posters_lam_joey.pdf Ecophysiology module in GEOS-Chem for biosphere-atmosphere exchange]
+
|Reduce dimension of analytical inversion
|Joey Lam(CUHK)<br>Amos Tai (CUHK)
+
|Hannah Nesser (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Adjoint capability
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Feb 2021)
 
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/629 geoschem/geos-chem #629]
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[[Stratospheric_chemistry#Treatment_of_the_mesosphere_in_UCX_simulations|Extend UCX into the mesosphere]]
+
|Retire all BPCH diagnostics
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)<br>Eric Fleming (NASA GMAO)
+
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Diagnostics
 
|
 
|
  
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|GEOS-Chem in CESM 2.3
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
 +
|Interfacing with ESMs
 +
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Archived CMIP6 Met Products for GEOS-Chem Input
+
|Assess memory leak in GCHP
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
+
|Killian Murphy (York)
|Science
+
|Model performance
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Point to internal state for species mixing ratios in GCHP and GEOS
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)<br>Christoph Keller (NASA)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Assess precision in GCHP internal state - use R4 for some?
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Hybrid MPI-OpenMP in GCHP
 +
|Seb Eastham (MIT)<br>Killian Murphy (York)
 +
|Model performance
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Convert HEMCO input files to YAML
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Allow easy disabling of HEMCO emissions for testing
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Improve run directory templating and creation with init_rd.sh and shared directories
 +
|Jourdan He (WashU)
 +
|Run directories
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Table of CTM and online GCM properties: GCHP, GCC, GEOS-CTM, GC-Nested, online GEOS, GEOS-replay, etc
 +
|GCST?
 +
|Documentation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"<
 +
|Upgrade Fast-JX to Cloud-J
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 
|
 
|
*See updates from [http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/geos/word_pdf_docs/steering_cmte/gc_sc_minutes_24Feb2021.pdf Feb 2021 GCSC meeting]
 
*Official announcement coming soon
 
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== Almost there (< 6 months) ===
+
== Over the horizon (6-12 months) ==
 +
 
 +
Features listed in this table are in development and will likely be delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team in the 6-12 months timeframe.
  
 
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
 
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
!width="500px"|Item
+
!width="200px"|Feature
!width="200px"|Author(s)
+
!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
!width="100px"|Type
+
!width="100px"|Model scope
!width="300px"|Notes
+
!width="420px"|Notes and References
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Fix stratospheric flooding
+
|Snow / Icy Bromine
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)
+
|Becky Alexander (UW)<br>William Swanson (U. Alaska)<br>Shuting Zhai (UW)
|Science/Bug fix
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Diagnostic to archive XCO2, XCO, and XCH4
+
|Monoterpene oxidation scheme
|Dylan Jones (Toronto)
+
|Jessica Haskins (MIT)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Provide archived TCR-2 GEOS-Chem OH fields for carbon simulations
+
|Fire related VOCs including furans
|Kazu Miyazaki (JPL)
+
|Lu Hu (UMT)<br>Lixu Jin (UMT)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Aromatic VOC chemistry
+
|Extension of UCX into the mesosphere
|Kelvin Bates (Harvard)<br>Ke Li (Harvard)
+
|Seb Eastham (MIT)<br>Eric Fleming (NASA)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|BrC aging
+
|Methane flux ingestion
|Xuan Wang (Harvard)<br>Melanie Hammer(Dalhousie)
+
|Eloise Marais (UCL)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|One-Way Coupling w/ GISS ModelE3
+
|Parameterized effective radius
 +
|Haihui Zhu (WashU)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Dust non-sphericity impacts on surface chem and optical properties
 +
|Inderjeet Singh (WashU)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Size-resolved stratospheric aerosol
 +
|Seb Eastham (MIT)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Extend aerosol settling
 +
|Eloise Marais (UCL)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Stratospheric aerosol APM
 +
|Fangqun Yu (SUNY)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Plume-in-grid model
 +
|Hongwei Sun (Harvard)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updated lightning NOx: Prescribe from ground and geostationary lightning flashes
 
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
 
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Structural
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
*Work is finished and a manuscript is in preparation
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Shared Socioeconomic Pathways Emission Inventories
+
|Seb aircraft emissions beyond recent 2019 update
|Hong Liao (NUIST)
+
|Seb Eastham (MIT)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
  
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|FRP-based fire emsisions for eastern US at 0.2 deg
 +
|Charlie Fite (FSU)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Rediagnosis of RAS convection in GEOS-Chem
+
|Hg iodine chemistry
|Tailong He (Toronto)<br>Dylan Jones (Toronto)<br>Andrea Molod (NASA/GMAO)
+
|Yiming Fu<br>Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
|Science
+
|Hg simulation
 
|
 
|
*Work is finished and a manuscript is in preparation.
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Read-in of native GEOS output in GCHP
+
|Hg simulation in GCHP
|WUStL GCST
+
|Ari Feinberg (MIT)<br>Lyssa Freese (MIT)
|Science
+
|Hg simulation
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Adoption of the Spack package manager for dependency management
+
|Update Hg ocean and soil boundary conditions for consistency with new chemistry
|Harvard GCST
+
|Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
|Structural
+
|Hg simulation
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Modularization of GEOS-Chem: FAST-JX as proof-of-concept
+
|Dry deposition diagnostics by land cover
|NASA GMAO
+
|Holly Nowell (FSU)
|Structural
+
|Diagnostics
 
|
 
|
  
|}
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|Dry deposition process diagnostics
 +
|Holly Nowell (FSU)
 +
|Diagnostics
 +
|
  
=== Over the horizon (6-12 months) ===
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|Isotope simulation for CO and CH4 in GCHP
 +
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
 +
|Carbon simulation
 +
|
  
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
+
|-valign="top"
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
+
|Updated bottom-up global CH4 oil, gas, and coal emissions (GFEI v3)
!width="500px"|Item
+
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)<br>Tia Scarpelli (U. Edinburgh)<br>Zichong Chen (Harvard)
!width="200px"|Author(s)
+
|Emissions<br>CH4 simulation
!width="100px"|Type
+
|
!width="300px"|Notes
+
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Update OCS simulation in the standard code
+
|Separate mixing and emissions
|Kevin Bowman (JPL)
+
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Methylethylketone chemistry
+
|Modularization of aerosols code for interface with GOCART in GEOS
|Jared Brewer (CSU)
+
|Christoph Keller (GMAO)
|Science
+
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Add sulfate dependence to SOA yield from isoprene in simple SOA
+
|Migrating simple SOA formation from carbon_mod.F90 into the KPP "full-chemistry" mechanism
|Eloise Marais (Leicester)
+
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Updated Hg chemistry:
+
|Improve load balancing in GCHP
*Streamlining of Hg simulation through HEMCO and KPP
+
|Seb Eastham (MIT)
*Hg gas-phase photo-reduction
+
|Model performance
|Viral Shah (Harvard)<br>Colin Thackray (Harvard)
+
|Science
+
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|GTMM updates
+
|Update to MAPL 3 in GCHP, including replacement of ExtData.rc with YAML file
|Ben Geyman (Harvard)
+
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Landcover/Fire Emissions Offline LPJlmfire
+
|Assessment/improvement of OpenMP performance in GC-Classic and HEMCO standalone
|Loretta Mickley (Harvard)
+
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Model performance
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://www.pnas.org/content/117/42/26076 Aerosol dry deposition updates]
+
|Limit allocation of State_Met to what is needed per simulation
|Jeff Pierce (CSU)
+
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Make frequency of HEMCO restart file configurable
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Diagnostics
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/issues/19 Integrating GMAO's tracer gridded component in GCHP]
+
|Apply masks/scaling in HEMCO based on input category or flag
|Christoph Keller (NASA GMAO)
+
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 
|Structural
 
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Mass flux-based transport in GCHP
+
|Testing the use of monthly mean MERRA-2 CWC with Pb-210 aerosol tracer
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)
+
|Bo Zhang (NIA)<br>Hongyu Liu (NIA / NASA Langley)
|Science
+
|Transport
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Streamlining of specialty simulations through HEMCO and KPP
+
|Testing the use of a new scavenging parameterization developed by Luo and Yu for cold cloud with Pb-210 aerosol tracer
|GCST
+
|Gan Luo (SUNY Albany)<br>Fangqun Yu (SUNY-Albany)
|Science
+
|Transport
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Evaluate vertical mixing in GEOS-Chem with model-model and model-observation comparisons
 +
|Seb Eastham (MIT)<br>Clara Orbe (NASA GISS)<br>Andrew Schuh (CSU)
 +
|Transport
 
|
 
|
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== Longer term (12-24 months)===
+
== Longer term (12-24 months)==
 +
 
 +
Features listed in this table are in development and will likely be delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team in the 12-24 months timeframe.
  
 
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{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
 
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
!width="500px"|Item
+
!width="200px"|Feature
!width="200px"|Author(s)
+
!width="200px"|Contributor(s)
!width="100px"|Type
+
!width="100px"|Model scope
!width="300px"|Notes
+
!width="420px"|Notes and References
 +
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|GCHP Adjoint
+
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1288 New soil NOx parameterization]
|Daven Henze (CU Boulder)
+
|Yi Wang (U. Iowa)<br>Jun Wang (U. Iowa)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
 +
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1288 geoschem/geos-chem #1288]
 +
*[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1288#issuecomment-1255103962 NOTE: This feature has been tabled for the time being.]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Implement isotope simulation for CO and CH4 in GCHP
+
|Updates to Aromatic chemistry
 +
|Stephen MacFarlane (UOW)<br>Jenny Fisher (UOW)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Nitrate photolysis
 +
|Mat Evans (York)<br>Thomas Sherwen (York)<br>Matthew Rowlinson (York)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|In aerosol chemistry Halogens
 +
|Mat Evans (York)<br>Hansen Cao (CU Boulder)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Benchmark box model of GC Chemistry
 +
|Katie Travis (NASA)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Alkyl nitrates Alk7, PHAN
 +
|Katie Travis (NASA)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Add stratospheric ozone species to full-chemistry simulations
 
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
 
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Migrate LETFK DA scheme to GCHP
+
|Perchlorate chemistry
|Kazu Miyazaki (JPL)
+
|Yuk Chun Chan (UWAB)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Super fast chemistry scheme
+
|Explicit heterogeneous sulfate chemistry
|Benjamin Brown-Steiner (AER)<br>Makoto Kelp (Harvard)
+
|Katie Travis (NASA)<br>Becky Alexander (UT)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*SF mechanism has been implemented and benchmarked in GEOS-Chem 12.0.0. This mechanism is of interest for those groups wanting fast global simulation of oxidation fields in GEOS-Chem simulations focused on aerosol microphysics.
 
*The machine-learned chemical solver is still probably 12 months away from online implementation into GEOS-Chem.
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Add non-volatile cations to ISORROPIA
+
|ISORROPIA-lite
 
|Becky Alexander (UW)
 
|Becky Alexander (UW)
|Science
+
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|DMS oxidation scheme updating
+
|HOx and ozone "emissions" from lightning as option in model to play with
|Becky Alexander (UW)<br>Qianjie Chen (UW)
+
|Jingqiu (Alaska)<br>Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
*Delayed - implemented pre-KPP
 
*Currently bring implemented in KPP by UC Riverside group
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Heterogeneous sulfate production
+
|Sea salt aerosol from sea ice leads
|Lin Zhang (PKU)<br>Becky Alexander (UW)<br>Yuxuan Wang (U. Houston)
+
|Hannah Horowitz (U. Illinois)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
*Delayed - implemented pre-KPP
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Hg in WRF-GC
+
|Drought-stress algorithm
|Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing)
+
|Wei Li (U. Houston)
|Science
+
|
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Hg with blowing snow
+
|Biomass burning injection height profiles
|Yanxu Xhang (Nanjing)
+
|Inderjeet Singh (WashU)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Hg isotopes
+
|OCIM integration
|Xiaotian Xu, Yanxu Xhang (Nanjing)
+
|Chris Holmes (FSU)<br>Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Science
+
|
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Hg in CESM CAM-CHEM
+
|Updating landcover products in GEOS-Chem
|Peng Zhang, Yanxu Xhang (Nanjing)
+
|Chris Holmes (FSU)<br>Jeff Geddes (BU)
|Science
+
|Input data
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Complex / multicomplex variables
+
|Dry deposition physical improvement
|Shannon Capps (Drexel)
+
|Chris Holmes (FSU)
|Structural
+
|Dry deposition
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Extend the IMI system to other trace gases
 +
|Lucas Estrada (Harvard)
 +
|Adjoint capabilities
 +
|
 +
 
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|TOMAS WRF-GC in regional Thailand simulation
 +
|Win Trivitayanurak (Chulalongkorn U)
 +
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
  

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On this page we list the current priorities for GEOS-Chem development. This list is continuously updated based on code readiness and input from the Working Groups and the Steering Committee. For history of past releases see the GEOS-Chem Versions wiki page.

Release schedule

Please see the GEOS-Chem Release Proposal outlining the procedure and schedule for releasing GEOS-Chem versions.

Merged and awaiting release

See the links below for items merged and awaiting release.

Patch version in development Major version in development
None GEOS-Chem 14.1.0

Feature integration in progress

Features listed in this table are actively being integrated into GEOS-Chem by the GEOS-Chem Support Team. In addition, we continuously implement structural updates in the model to maintain and develop coupling with other models including GEOS, CESM, and the model adjoint.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Ease of implementation Notes and References
Adaptive chemical solver (as option) / KPP 3.0.0 Mike Long (Harvard)
Haipeng Lin (Harvard)
Bob Yantosca (GCST)
Lu Shen (PKU)
Chemistry Complicated
Joint CO2-CO-CH4-OCS simulation via KPP Beata Bukosa (NIWA)
Kevin Bowman (JPL)
Mike Long (Harvard)
Specialty simulation Medium
TOMAS in GCHP Betty Croft (WashU) Aerosols Simple
Update SO4 production in cloud-droplets over oceans Becky Alexander Aerosols Simple
RO2 diagnostic Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Diagnostics Simple
Provide climatologies for open fire emissions Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Emissions Simple
Climatologies for lightning NOx Lee Murray (Rochester) Emissions Simple
Add new species concentration diagnostic in units of molec/cm3 Haipeng Lin (Harvard) Diagnostics Simple
Update transport tracer simulation for consistency with the tracer gridded component in GEOS Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) TransportTracer simulation Simple
Update MAPL to v2.26.0 Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) GCHP Simple
Retire land-water-ice (LWI) input field Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) Met-fields Simple
Fix missing value handling in GCHP Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) GCHP/GEOS Simple

Delivered and in the queue

Features listed in this table have been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team and are prioritized to be integrated into GEOS-Chem in the near future.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Ease of implementation Notes and References
HTAPv3 at 0.1 deg Dandan Zhang (WashU) Emissions Simple
  • Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
Updating VOC fire emissions and adding lumped furan Colette Heald (MIT)
Tess Carter (MIT)
Chemistry Simple

Delivered but not yet prioritized

Features listed in this table have been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team but are not yet prioritized for integration into GEOS-Chem.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Ease of implementation Notes and References
Tagged O3 simulation in GCHP Xingpei Yu (PKU)
Jourdan He (WashU)
TagO3 simulation Simple
Global continental chlorine (pCl and HCl) emissions Bingqing Zhang (Georgia Tech)
Pengfei Liu (Georgia Tech)
Emissions Simple
  • Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
Ecophysiology module in GEOS-Chem for biosphere-atmosphere exchange Joey Lam(CUHK)
Amos Tai (CUHK)
Science Simple
LPJ land cover (global), fire (W US), dust emissions (SW N America), 1700-2100 Yang Li (Baylor University)
Loretta Mickley (Harvard)
Emissions Simple
  • Data files delivered to GCST (July 2021)
  • Data are quite large - need to think about storage, compression
Stratospheric HCN chemistry Armin Kleinbohl (JPL)
Debra Weisenstein (Harvard, retired)
Chemistry Medium
  • Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)

Ready but not delivered

Features listed in this table are ready but have not been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Notes and References
Nitrate photolysis Viral Shah (NASA GMAO) Chemistry
  • Shah, V., D.J. Jacob, R. Dang, L.N. Lamsal, S.A. Strode, S.D. Steenrod, K.F. Boersma, S.D. Eastham, T.M. Fritz, C. Thompson, J. Peischl, I. Bourgeois, I.B. Pollack, B.A. Nault, R.C. Cohen, P. Campuzano-Jost, J.L. Jimenez, S.T. Andersen, L.J. Carpenter, T. Sherwen, and M.J. Evans, Nitrogen oxides in the free troposphere: Implications for tropospheric oxidants and the interpretation of satellite NO2 measurements, EGUsphere [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-656, 2022.
Online H2 chemistry Maria Paula Pérez-Peña (UNSW)
Jenny Fisher (UOW)
Dylan Millet (UMN)
Chemistry
Alk4 & R4N2 chemistry Jared Brewer (Harvard) Chemistry
  • Brewer, J.F., D.J. Jacob, S.H. Jathar, Y. He, A. Akherati, S. Zhai, D.S. Jo, A. Hodzic, B.A. Nault, P. Campuzano-Jost, J.L. Jimenez, R.J. Park, Y.J. Oak, and H. Liao, A scheme for representing aromatic secondary organic aerosols in chemical transport models: application to source attribution of organic aerosols over South Korea during the KORUS-AQ campaign, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., 2022.
Organic acids (RCOOH) Katie Travis (NASA) Chemistry
Update reactions with new JPL & IUPAC recommendations Kelvin Bates (Harvard) Chemistry
  • Currently running simulations to check magnitude of changes
Improve carbon & nitrogen conservation in reactions Kelvin Bates (Harvard) Chemistry
Blowing snow sea salt in TOMAS Betty Croft (Dalhousie) Aerosols
Geologic emission of ethane and propane Matthew Rowlinson and Mat Evans(York) Emissions
New version of CEDS at 0.1 deg Emma Knowland (NASA) Emissions
MEIC (China regional) for 2000-2017 at 0.5x0.625 deg Shixian Zhai (Harvard) Emissions
  • Need permission from Qiang Zhang (Tsinghua U.) to distribute data
KORUS-AQ emissions for East Asia Katie Travis (NASA) Emissions
  • Need permission to distribute data
Australian anthropogenic Hg emissions Stephen MacFarlane (UOW)
Jenny Fisher (UOW)
Hannah Horowitz (U. Illinois)
Viral Shah (Harvard)
Hg simulation
WRF-GC Hg simulation Xiaotian Xu (Nanjing U.)
Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
Hg simulation
WRF-GC
Updated HgII gas-partical partitioning Kaiyun Liu (Tsinghua U.)
Qingru Wu (Tsinghua U.)
Shuxiao Wang (Tsinghua U.)
Hg simulation
  • Should be option, not default
Dry deposition to F90 (readability) Chris Holmes (FSU) Dry deposition

Almost there (< 6 months)

Features listed in this table are in development and will likely be delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team within the next 6 months.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Notes and References


DMS Chemistry Linia Tashmim (UC Riverside)
William Porter (UC Riverside)
Chemistry
PPN+hv, PPN+OH Robert Ryan (UCL) Chemistry
MBO Michael Vermeuel (UMN) Chemistry
Stratospheric adjustment with RRTMG in GEOS-Chem Seb Eastham (MIT) Science
Re-binning of off-line sea salt and dust for use in TOMAS Betty Croft (Dalhousie) Aerosols
Adaption of TOMAS' in-cloud aqueous sulfate production for KPP versus sulfate_mod.F90 Betty Croft (Dalhousie) Aerosols
ML algorithms for bulk aerosols Arshad Nair (SUNY Albany)
Fangqun Yu (SUNY Albany)
Aerosols
PM2.5 and PM10 calculations: aerodynamic vs geometric diameters Shixian Zhai (Harvard) Aerosols
Updates to Hodzic SOA scheme Jared Brewer (Harvard) Aerosols
Automated reduction in isoprene scheme Dan Westervelt (Lamont-Doherty) Aerosols
Brown carbon chemsitry Jingqiu Mao (U. Alaska)
Xuan Wang (CUHK)
Aerosols


GEOS resolution and subgrid convection - Part 2 RAS parameter tuning Tailong He (Toronto)
Dylan Jones (Toronto)
Andrea Molod (NASA GMAO)
Convection
Update surface methane boundary condition using NOAA flask data Lee Murray (Rochester) Input data
Provide recommended rather than hard-coded scaling factors for online emissions Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Emissions
High-res top-down TROPOMI-derived seasonal mean NOx emissions for China Jintai Lin (PKU) Emissions Horizontal resolution: 5km, temporal resolution: JJA mean (monthly data will be available at a later stage; please contact us).
Updated biomass burning emission factors and species Tess Carter (MIT) Emissions
Updated offline sea salt emissions Hongjian Weng (PKU)
Jintai Lin (PKU)
Emissions
HgII deposition too high in 13.4; Hg0 conc too low; should not use as is Viral Shah (NASA GMAO)
Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
Ari Feinberg (MIT)
Hg simulation
Canopy Physics Model Sam Silva (MIT) Emissions &
Science
Gridded EPA (GEPA) version 2 emissions for 2012-2018 Bram Maasakkers (SRON)
Erin McDuffie (WashU),
Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
Emissions
CH4 simulation
Reduce dimension of analytical inversion Hannah Nesser (Harvard) Adjoint capability
Retire all BPCH diagnostics Bob Yantosca (Harvard) Diagnostics
GEOS-Chem in CESM 2.3 Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) Interfacing with ESMs
Assess memory leak in GCHP Killian Murphy (York) Model performance
Point to internal state for species mixing ratios in GCHP and GEOS Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
Christoph Keller (NASA)
Structural
Assess precision in GCHP internal state - use R4 for some? Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) Structural
Hybrid MPI-OpenMP in GCHP Seb Eastham (MIT)
Killian Murphy (York)
Model performance
Convert HEMCO input files to YAML Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Structural
Allow easy disabling of HEMCO emissions for testing Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Structural
Improve run directory templating and creation with init_rd.sh and shared directories Jourdan He (WashU) Run directories
Table of CTM and online GCM properties: GCHP, GCC, GEOS-CTM, GC-Nested, online GEOS, GEOS-replay, etc GCST? Documentation
Upgrade Fast-JX to Cloud-J Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) Structural

Over the horizon (6-12 months)

Features listed in this table are in development and will likely be delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team in the 6-12 months timeframe.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Notes and References
Snow / Icy Bromine Becky Alexander (UW)
William Swanson (U. Alaska)
Shuting Zhai (UW)
Chemistry
Monoterpene oxidation scheme Jessica Haskins (MIT) Chemistry
Fire related VOCs including furans Lu Hu (UMT)
Lixu Jin (UMT)
Chemistry
Extension of UCX into the mesosphere Seb Eastham (MIT)
Eric Fleming (NASA)
Chemistry
Methane flux ingestion Eloise Marais (UCL) Chemistry
Parameterized effective radius Haihui Zhu (WashU) Aerosols
Dust non-sphericity impacts on surface chem and optical properties Inderjeet Singh (WashU) Aerosols
Size-resolved stratospheric aerosol Seb Eastham (MIT) Aerosols
Extend aerosol settling Eloise Marais (UCL) Aerosols
Stratospheric aerosol APM Fangqun Yu (SUNY) Aerosols
Plume-in-grid model Hongwei Sun (Harvard) Chemistry
Updated lightning NOx: Prescribe from ground and geostationary lightning flashes Lee Murray (Rochester) Emissions
Seb aircraft emissions beyond recent 2019 update Seb Eastham (MIT) Emissions
FRP-based fire emsisions for eastern US at 0.2 deg Charlie Fite (FSU) Emissions
Hg iodine chemistry Yiming Fu
Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
Hg simulation
Hg simulation in GCHP Ari Feinberg (MIT)
Lyssa Freese (MIT)
Hg simulation
Update Hg ocean and soil boundary conditions for consistency with new chemistry Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.) Hg simulation
Dry deposition diagnostics by land cover Holly Nowell (FSU) Diagnostics
Dry deposition process diagnostics Holly Nowell (FSU) Diagnostics
Isotope simulation for CO and CH4 in GCHP Lee Murray (Rochester) Carbon simulation
Updated bottom-up global CH4 oil, gas, and coal emissions (GFEI v3) Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
Tia Scarpelli (U. Edinburgh)
Zichong Chen (Harvard)
Emissions
CH4 simulation
Separate mixing and emissions Bob Yantosca (Harvard) Structural
Modularization of aerosols code for interface with GOCART in GEOS Christoph Keller (GMAO) Structural
Migrating simple SOA formation from carbon_mod.F90 into the KPP "full-chemistry" mechanism Bob Yantosca (Harvard) Structural
Improve load balancing in GCHP Seb Eastham (MIT) Model performance
Update to MAPL 3 in GCHP, including replacement of ExtData.rc with YAML file Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) Structural
Assessment/improvement of OpenMP performance in GC-Classic and HEMCO standalone Bob Yantosca (Harvard) Model performance
Limit allocation of State_Met to what is needed per simulation Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Structural
Make frequency of HEMCO restart file configurable Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Diagnostics
Apply masks/scaling in HEMCO based on input category or flag Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Structural
Testing the use of monthly mean MERRA-2 CWC with Pb-210 aerosol tracer Bo Zhang (NIA)
Hongyu Liu (NIA / NASA Langley)
Transport
Testing the use of a new scavenging parameterization developed by Luo and Yu for cold cloud with Pb-210 aerosol tracer Gan Luo (SUNY Albany)
Fangqun Yu (SUNY-Albany)
Transport
Evaluate vertical mixing in GEOS-Chem with model-model and model-observation comparisons Seb Eastham (MIT)
Clara Orbe (NASA GISS)
Andrew Schuh (CSU)
Transport

Longer term (12-24 months)

Features listed in this table are in development and will likely be delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team in the 12-24 months timeframe.

Feature Contributor(s) Model scope Notes and References


New soil NOx parameterization Yi Wang (U. Iowa)
Jun Wang (U. Iowa)
Emissions
Updates to Aromatic chemistry Stephen MacFarlane (UOW)
Jenny Fisher (UOW)
Chemistry
Nitrate photolysis Mat Evans (York)
Thomas Sherwen (York)
Matthew Rowlinson (York)
Chemistry
In aerosol chemistry Halogens Mat Evans (York)
Hansen Cao (CU Boulder)
Chemistry
Benchmark box model of GC Chemistry Katie Travis (NASA) Chemistry
Alkyl nitrates Alk7, PHAN Katie Travis (NASA) Chemistry
Add stratospheric ozone species to full-chemistry simulations Lee Murray (Rochester) Chemistry
Perchlorate chemistry Yuk Chun Chan (UWAB) Chemistry
Explicit heterogeneous sulfate chemistry Katie Travis (NASA)
Becky Alexander (UT)
Chemistry
ISORROPIA-lite Becky Alexander (UW) Aerosols
HOx and ozone "emissions" from lightning as option in model to play with Jingqiu (Alaska)
Lee Murray (Rochester)
Emissions
Sea salt aerosol from sea ice leads Hannah Horowitz (U. Illinois) Emissions
Drought-stress algorithm Wei Li (U. Houston)
Biomass burning injection height profiles Inderjeet Singh (WashU) Emissions
OCIM integration Chris Holmes (FSU)
Lee Murray (Rochester)
Updating landcover products in GEOS-Chem Chris Holmes (FSU)
Jeff Geddes (BU)
Input data
Dry deposition physical improvement Chris Holmes (FSU) Dry deposition
Extend the IMI system to other trace gases Lucas Estrada (Harvard) Adjoint capabilities


TOMAS WRF-GC in regional Thailand simulation Win Trivitayanurak (Chulalongkorn U) Aerosols

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