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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 [http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/geos/geos_working_groups.html Working Groups] and the [http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/geos/geos_steering_cmte.html 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 ==
  
=== 13.1.0 ===
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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 13.1.0]] 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.
  
=== 13.2.0 ===
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|align="center"|'''[[GEOS-Chem 14.0.0]]'''
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See also the [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/milestone/18 13.2.0 milestone on Github].
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== Feature integration in progress ==
  
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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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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!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
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!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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|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/19/7055/2019/ Joint CO2-CO-CH4-OCS simulation via KPP]
|Barron Henderson (EPA)<br>Lyssa Freese (MIT)
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|Beata Bukosa (NIWA)<br>Kevin Bowman (JPL)<br>Mike Long (Harvard)
|Science
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|Specialty simulation
 +
|Medium
 
|
 
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*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/issues/654 geoschem/geos-chem #654]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2569/2020/ Canopy Physics Model]
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/331 Provide climatologies for open fire emissions]
|Sam Silva (MIT)
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|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Science
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|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/preprints/gmd-2020-380/ Dust emissions from Meng et al. (in review)]
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/655 Climatologies for lightning NOx]
|Jun Meng (WUStL)
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|Lee Murray (Rochester)<br>Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Scince
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|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-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://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/discussions/1022 Add new species concentration diagnostic in units of molec/cm3]
|Gan Luo (Albany)<br>Fangqun Yu (Albany)
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|Haipeng Lin (Harvard)
|Science
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|Diagnostics
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Nov 2020)
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*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1264 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1264]
*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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|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[http://globalchange.bnu.edu.cn/research/laiv6 Updated Yuan/BNU MODIS LAI product (2000-2019)]
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/770 Output satellite diagnostics as NetCDF]
|Jenny Fisher (U. Wollongong)
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|Eloise Marais (UCL)  
|Science
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|Diagnostics
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
*Processing scripts delivered to GCST (Aug 2020)
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*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1134 geoschem/geos-chem #1134]
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/21/1861/2021/ Updated Rn-222 emissions]
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|Upgrade Fast-JX to Cloud-J
|Bo Zhang
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|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
|Science
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|Structural
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|Complicated
 
|
 
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*The existing Rn emissions will remain as an option
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*See [https://github.com/geoschem/cloud-j geoschem/cloud-j]
*Data are available at https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3942287
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|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[[Grid-independent_emissions|Updated offline emissions]]
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|Column diagnostics
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|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
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|Diagnostics
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
|Science
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 +
|-valign="top"
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|RO2 diagnostic
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|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
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|Diagnostics
 +
|Simple
 
|
 
|
 +
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|}
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== Delivered and in the queue ==
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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.
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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="100px"|Ease of implementation
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!width="300px"|Notes and References
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Provide recommended rather than hard-coded scaling factors for online emissions
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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
|GCST
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|Mike Long (Harvard) <br> Haipeng Lin (Harvard) <br> Bob Yantosca (GCST) <br> Lu Shen (PKU)
|Science
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|Chemistry
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|Complicated
 
|
 
|
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*In testing, publication expected in mid-to-late 2022
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*Previous literature: [https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/15/1677/2022/ Shen et al., 2022], [https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2475/2020/ Shen et al., 2020]
  
 
|-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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|TOMAS in GCHP
|GCST
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|Betty Croft (WashU)
|Science
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|Aerosols
 +
|Simple
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|See:
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*[https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/pull/221 geoschem/GCHP PR #221]
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*[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1261 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1261]
 +
*[https://github.com/geoschem/HEMCO/pull/145 geoschem/HEMCO PR #145]
 +
 
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|-valign-"top"
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|[https://github.com/arifein/pythonHgBenchmark Updated Hg benchmarking scripts in python]
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|Ari Feinberg (MIT)
 +
|Benchmarking
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|Simple
 
|
 
|
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* Ideally to be incorporated in GCPy
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1352231019305138?via%3Dihub Trace metal simulation]
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|[https://doi.org/10.34894/SZ2KOI AMAP 2015 emissions from GMA2018]
|Junwei Xu (Dalhousie)
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|Helene Angot(MIT)<br>Ari Feinberg (MIT)<br>Noelle Selin (MIT)
|Science
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|Hg simulation
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|Simple
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Nov 2020)
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* Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/511 geoschem/geos-chem PR #511]
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|-
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|-valign="top"
!colspan="4" bgcolor="#CCFFFF"|Features only affecting GCHP:
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|Tagged O3 simulation in GCHP
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|Xingpei Yu (PKU)
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|TagO3 simulation
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|Simple
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|
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*[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/1167 geoschem/geos-chem PR #1167]
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* Needs to be updated to a more recent version of GCHP
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Change GCHP advection inputs to use total rather than dry pressure and mixing ratios
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1288 New soil NOx parameterization]
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)<br>Lizzie Lundgren (GCST)
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|Yi Wang (U. Iowa)<br>Jun Wang (U. Iowa)
 +
|Emissions
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|Simple
 +
|
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*Delivered to GCST (Jun 2022)
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|-valign="top"
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|[https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/23BRII Global continental chlorine (pCl and HCl) emissions]
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|Bingqing Zhang (Georgia Tech)<br>Pengfei Liu (Georgia Tech)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 +
|
 +
*Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
 +
 
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|-valign="top"
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|[https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1029/2006GL026015 Stratospheric HCN chemistry]
 +
|Armin Kleinbohl (JPL)<br>Debra Weisenstein (Harvard, retired)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|Medium
 +
|
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*Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)
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|-valign="top"
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|[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
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|Simple
 
|
 
|
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*Delivered to GCST (Feb 2021)
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* [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/pull/629 geoschem/geos-chem #629]
 +
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|-valign="top"
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|LPJ land cover (global), fire (W US), dust emissions (SW N America), 1700-2100
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|Yang Li (Baylor University)<br>Loretta Mickley (Harvard)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|Simple
 +
|
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*Data files delivered to GCST (July 2021)
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*Data are quite large - need to think about storage, compression
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== 13.3.0 ===
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== Ready but not delivered ==
  
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 ready but have not been delivered to the GEOS-Chem Support Team.
 
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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  
 
{| 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="300px"|Notes and References
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/560 C2H4 and C2H2 chemistry]
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|Furans / Biomass burning
|Kelvin Bates (Harvard)<br>Ke Li (Harvard)
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|Colette Heald (MIT)<br>Tess Carter (MIT)
|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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|Online H2 chemistry
|Jonathan Moch (Harvard)
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|Maria Paula Pérez-Peña (UNSW)<br>Jenny Fisher (UOW)<br>Dylan Millet (UMN)
|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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|Alk4 & R4N2 chemistry
|Lyatt Jaegle (UW)
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|Jared Brewer (Harvard)
|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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|Organic acids (RCOOH)
|Jeff Pierce (CSU)
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|Katie Travis (NASA)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*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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|Fix C2H4 chemistry bug
|Lu Shen (Harvard)
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|Lixu Jin (UMT)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/19/7055/2019/ Joint CO2-CO-CH4-OCS simulation]
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|Blowing snow sea salt in TOMAS
|Beata Bukosa (NIWA)<br>GCST
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|Betty Croft (Dalhousie)
|Science
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|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
*See [https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/654 geoschem/geos-chem #654]
 
  
|}
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|-valign="top"
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|Geologic short-chain alkanes
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|Matthew R. (York)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
  
== Priorities not yet assigned to a particular version ==
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|-valign="top"
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|New version of CEDS at 0.1 deg
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|Emma Knowland (NASA)
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|Emissions
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|
  
The following items have been identified as priorities for GEOS-Chem, but have not yet been assigned to a particular GEOS-Chem version.
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|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/550 MEIC (China regional) for 2000-2017 at 0.5x0.625 deg]
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|Shixian Zhai (Harvard)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
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* Need permission from Qiang Zhang (Tsinghua U.) to distribute data
  
=== Ready to go in ===
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|-valign="top"
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|KORUS-AQ emissions for East Asia
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|Katie Travis (NASA)
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|Emissions
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|
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* Need permission to distribute data
  
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
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|-valign="top"
|-bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
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|[https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2022/em/d2em00032f Improvements in modelled Hg0 dry deposition to land]
!width="500px"|Feature
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|Ari Feinberg (MIT)<br>Noelle Selin (MIT)<br>Thandolwethu Dlamini (MIT)<br>Martin Jiskra (UBasel)<br>Viral Shah (Harvard)
!width="200px"|Submitted by
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|Hg simulation
!width="100px"|Type
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|
!width="300px"|Notes
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* The study is already published and could be incorporated into the standard model as a default. Some tweaking to the reduction rate may be required as the model halogen oxidation has also been updated in v13.4.
  
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|-valign-"top"
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|[https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2022/EM/D2EM00019A Australian anthropogenic Hg emissions]
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|Stephen MacFarlane (UOW)<br>Jenny Fisher (UOW)<br> Hannah Horowitz (U. Illinois)<br>Viral Shah (Harvard)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign-"top"
 +
|WRF-GC Hg simulation
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|Xiaotian Xu (Nanjing U.)<br>Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
 +
|Hg simulation<br>WRF-GC
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|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/559 Implement H2 chemistry in UCX]
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|Updated HgII gas-partical partitioning
 +
|Kaiyun Liu (Tsinghua U.)<br>Qingru Wu (Tsinghua U.)<br>Shuxiao Wang (Tsinghua U.)
 +
|Hg simulation
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|
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* Should be option, not default
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 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Dry deposition to F90 (readability)
 
|Chris Holmes (FSU)
 
|Chris Holmes (FSU)
|Science
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|Dry deposition
 
|
 
|
 +
 +
|}
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 +
== 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.
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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
 +
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1029/2006GL026015 Stratospheric HCN chemistry]
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|DMS Chemistry
|Armin Kleinbohl (JPL)<br>Debra Weisenstein (Harvard, retired)
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|Linia Tashmim (UC Riverside)<br>William Porter (UC Riverside)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/13/2569/2020/ MEGAN3]
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|PPN+hv, PPN+OH
|Sam Silva (MIT)
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|Robert Ryan (UCL)
|Science
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|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*Implementation details may be found at https://zenodo.org/record/3614062#.XzvrH5NKjOR
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://acp.copernicus.org/articles/17/3699/2017/ GC-YIBs biosphere-atmospheric chemistry coupled model]
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|MBO
|Xu Yue (NUIST)
+
|Michael Vermeuel (UMN)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
*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]
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|Nitrate photolysis
|Joey Lam(CUHK)<br>Amos Tai (CUHK)
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|Viral Shah (NASA GMAO)
 +
|Chemistry
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|[https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem/issues/1094 Stratospheric adjustment with RRTMG in GEOS-Chem]
 +
|Seb Eastham (MIT)
 
|Science
 
|Science
 
|
 
|
*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]]
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|Re-binning of off-line sea salt and dust for use in TOMAS
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)<br>Eric Fleming (NASA GMAO)
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|Betty Croft (Dalhousie)
|Science
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|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
  
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Adaption of TOMAS' in-cloud aqueous sulfate production for KPP versus sulfate_mod.F90
 +
|Betty Croft (Dalhousie)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Archived CMIP6 Met Products for GEOS-Chem Input
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|ML algorithms for bulk aerosols
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
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|Arshad Nair (SUNY Albany)<br>Fangqun Yu (SUNY Albany)
|Science
+
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
*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
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/publications/2021/shah_est_2021.pdf Updated Hg chemistry]
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|PM2.5 and PM10 calculations: aerodynamic vs geometric diameters
|Viral Shah (Harvard)<br>Colin Thackray (Harvard)
+
|Shixian Zhai (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
  
|}
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|-valign="top"
 +
|Updates to Hodzic SOA scheme
 +
|Jared Brewer (Harvard)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
=== Almost there (< 6 months) ===
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|-valign="top"
 +
|Automated reduction in isoprene scheme
 +
|Dan Westervelt (Lamont-Doherty)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Brown carbon chemsitry
 +
|Jingqiu Mao (U. Alaska)<vr>Xuan Wang (CUHK)
 +
|Aerosols
 +
|
  
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
 
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
!width="500px"|Item
 
!width="200px"|Author(s)
 
!width="100px"|Type
 
!width="300px"|Notes
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Fix stratospheric flooding
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|GEOS resolution and subgrid convection - Part 2 RAS parameter tuning
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)
+
|Tailong He (Toronto)<br>Dylan Jones (Toronto)<br>Andrea Molod (NASA GMAO)
|Science/Bug fix
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|Convection
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Diagnostic to archive XCO2, XCO, and XCH4
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|HTAPv3 at 0.1 deg
|Dylan Jones (Toronto)
+
|Dandan Zhang (WashU)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Provide archived TCR-2 GEOS-Chem OH fields for carbon simulations
+
|Update surface methane boundary condition using NOAA flask data
|Kazu Miyazaki (JPL)
+
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Science
+
|Input data
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Aromatic VOC chemistry
+
|Provide recommended rather than hard-coded scaling factors for online emissions
|Kelvin Bates (Harvard)<br>Ke Li (Harvard)
+
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|BrC aging
+
|High-res top-down TROPOMI-derived seasonal mean NOx emissions for China
|Xuan Wang (Harvard)<br>Melanie Hammer(Dalhousie)
+
|Jintai Lin (PKU)
|Science
+
|Emissions
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|One-Way Coupling w/ GISS ModelE3
+
|Updated biomass burning emission factors and species
 +
|Jess Haskins (Utah)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updated offline sea salt emissions
 +
|Hongjian Weng (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)
 +
|Emissions &<br>Science
 +
|
 +
*DOI: [https://zenodo.org/record/3614062#.XzvrH5NKjOR 10.5281/zenodo.3614062]
 +
*Needs to be updated to a more recent GEOS-Chem version
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Python code for processing satellite output to produce column fields using averaging kernels
 +
|Hannah Nesser (Harvard)<br>Elise Penn (Harvard)
 +
|Post-processing
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Derived products from a shapefile database for oil and gas infrastructure in North America
 
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
 
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
|Structural
+
|Post-processing
 
|
 
|
*Work is finished and a manuscript is in preparation
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Shared Socioeconomic Pathways Emission Inventories
+
|Gridded EPA (GEPA) version 2 emissions for 2012-2018
|Hong Liao (NUIST)
+
|Bram Maasakkers (SRON)<br>Erin McDuffie (WashU),<br>Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Emissions<br>CH4 simulation
 
|
 
|
  
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Reduce dimension of analytical inversion
 +
|Hannah Nesser (Harvard)
 +
|Adjoint capability
 +
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Rediagnosis of RAS convection in GEOS-Chem
+
|Retire all BPCH diagnostics
|Tailong He (Toronto)<br>Dylan Jones (Toronto)<br>Andrea Molod (NASA/GMAO)
+
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Diagnostics
 
|
 
|
*Work is finished and a manuscript is in preparation.
 
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Read-in of native GEOS output in GCHP
+
|GEOS-Chem in CESM 2.3
|WUStL GCST
+
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Interfacing with ESMs
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Modularization of GEOS-Chem: FAST-JX as proof-of-concept
+
|Assess memory leak in GCHP
|Lizzie Lundgren (GCST)
+
|Liam Bindle (WashU)<br>Killian Murphy (York)
 +
|Model performance
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Point to internal state for species mixing ratios in GCHP and GEOS
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)<br>Christoph Keller (NASA)
 
|Structural
 
|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
 +
|Liam Bindle (WashU)
 +
|Run directories
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Expand SpeciesConc diagnostic unit options and rename
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Diagnostics
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Incorporate tools for generating input files for Fast-J/Cloud-J and planeflight
 +
|Jared Brewer (Harvard)
 +
|Post-processing
 +
|
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Table of CTM and online GCM properties: GCHP, GCC, GEOS-CTM, GC-Nested, online GEOS, GEOS-replay, etc
 +
|GCST?
 +
|Documentation
 
|
 
|
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== Over the horizon (6-12 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"
|Update OCS simulation in the standard code
+
|Snow / Icy Bromine
|Kevin Bowman (JPL)
+
|Becky Alexander (UW)<br>William Swanson (U. Alaska)<br>Shuting Zhai (UW)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Methylethylketone chemistry
+
|Monoterpene oxidation scheme
|Jared Brewer (CSU)
+
|Jessica Haskins (MIT)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Add sulfate dependence to SOA yield from isoprene in simple SOA
+
|Fire related VOCs including furans
|Eloise Marais (Leicester)
+
|Lu Hu (UMT)<br>Lixu Jin (UMT)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|GTMM updates
+
|Extension of UCX into the mesosphere
|Ben Geyman (Harvard)
+
|Seb Eastham (MIT)<br>Eric Fleming (NASA)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Landcover/Fire Emissions Offline LPJlmfire
+
|Methane flux ingestion
|Loretta Mickley (Harvard)
+
|Eloise Marais (UCL)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://www.pnas.org/content/117/42/26076 Aerosol dry deposition updates]
+
|Parameterized effective radius
|Jeff Pierce (CSU)
+
|Haihui Zhu (WashU)
|Science
+
|Aerosols
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|[https://github.com/geoschem/GCHP/issues/19 Integrating GMAO's tracer gridded component in GCHP]
+
|Dust non-sphericity impacts on surface chem and optical properties
|Christoph Keller (NASA GMAO)
+
|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)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Seb aircraft emissions beyond recent 2019 update
 +
|Seb Eastham (MIT)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|FRP-based fire emsisions for eastern US at 0.2 deg
 +
|Charlie Fite (FSU)
 +
|Emissions
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Hg iodine chemistry
 +
|Yiming Fu<br>Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Hg simulation in GCHP
 +
|Ari Feinberg (MIT)<br>Lyssa Freese (MIT)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Update Hg ocean and soil boundary conditions for consistency with new chemistry
 +
|Yanxu Zhang (Nanjing U.)
 +
|Hg simulation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Dry deposition diagnostics by land cover
 +
|Holly Nowell (FSU)
 +
|Diagnostics
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Dry deposition process diagnostics
 +
|Holly Nowell (FSU)
 +
|Diagnostics
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Isotope simulation for CO and CH4 in GCHP
 +
|Lee Murray (Rochester)
 +
|Carbon simulation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Updated bottom-up global CH4 oil, gas, and coal emissions (GFEI v3)
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)<br>Tia Scarpelli (U. Edinburgh)<br>Zichong Chen (Harvard)
 +
|Emissions<br>CH4 simulation
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|CHEEREIO EnKF
 +
|Drew Pendergrass (Harvard)
 +
|Adjoint capabilities
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Separate mixing and emissions
 +
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
 
|Structural
 
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Mass flux-based transport in GCHP
+
|Modularization of aerosols code for interface with GOCART in GEOS
|Sebastian Eastham (MIT)
+
|Christoph Keller (GMAO)
|Science
+
|Structural
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Streamlining of specialty simulations through HEMCO and KPP
+
|Migrating simple SOA formation from carbon_mod.F90 into the KPP "full-chemistry" mechanism
|GCST
+
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
|Science
+
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Improve load balancing in GCHP
 +
|Seb Eastham (MIT)
 +
|Model performance
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Update to MAPL 3 in GCHP, including replacement of ExtData.rc with YAML file
 +
|Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Assessment/improvement of OpenMP performance in GC-Classic and HEMCO standalone
 +
|Bob Yantosca (Harvard)
 +
|Model performance
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Limit allocation of State_Met to what is needed per simulation
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Make frequency of HEMCO restart file configurable
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Diagnostics
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Apply masks/scaling in HEMCO based on input category or flag
 +
|Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
 +
|Structural
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|Testing the use of monthly mean MERRA-2 CWC with Pb-210 aerosol tracer
 +
|Bo Zhang (NIA)<br>Hongyu Liu (NIA / NASA Langley)
 +
|Transport
 +
|
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|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)<br>Fangqun Yu (SUNY-Albany)
 +
|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
+
|Updates to Aromatic chemistry
|Daven Henze (CU Boulder)
+
|Stephen MacFarlane (UOW)<br>Jenny Fisher (UOW)
|Science
+
|Chemistry
 
|
 
|
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
|Implement isotope simulation for CO and CH4 in GCHP
+
|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
 
|
 
|
  

Latest revision as of 12:16, 6 July 2022

GEOS-Chem 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. 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
- GEOS-Chem 14.0.0

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
Joint CO2-CO-CH4-OCS simulation via KPP Beata Bukosa (NIWA)
Kevin Bowman (JPL)
Mike Long (Harvard)
Specialty simulation Medium
Provide climatologies for open fire emissions Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Emissions Simple
Climatologies for lightning NOx Lee Murray (Rochester)
Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard)
Emissions Simple
Add new species concentration diagnostic in units of molec/cm3 Haipeng Lin (Harvard) Diagnostics Simple
Output satellite diagnostics as NetCDF Eloise Marais (UCL) Diagnostics Simple
Upgrade Fast-JX to Cloud-J Lizzie Lundgren (Harvard) Structural Complicated
Column diagnostics Bob Yantosca (Harvard) Diagnostics Simple
RO2 diagnostic Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Diagnostics 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
Adaptive chemical solver (as option) / KPP 3.0.0 Mike Long (Harvard)
Haipeng Lin (Harvard)
Bob Yantosca (GCST)
Lu Shen (PKU)
Chemistry Complicated
TOMAS in GCHP Betty Croft (WashU) Aerosols Simple See:
Updated Hg benchmarking scripts in python Ari Feinberg (MIT) Benchmarking Simple
  • Ideally to be incorporated in GCPy
AMAP 2015 emissions from GMA2018 Helene Angot(MIT)
Ari Feinberg (MIT)
Noelle Selin (MIT)
Hg simulation Simple
  • Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
Tagged O3 simulation in GCHP Xingpei Yu (PKU) TagO3 simulation Simple
New soil NOx parameterization Yi Wang (U. Iowa)
Jun Wang (U. Iowa)
Emissions Simple
  • Delivered to GCST (Jun 2022)
Global continental chlorine (pCl and HCl) emissions Bingqing Zhang (Georgia Tech)
Pengfei Liu (Georgia Tech)
Emissions Simple
  • Delivered to GCST (Jul 2022)
Stratospheric HCN chemistry Armin Kleinbohl (JPL)
Debra Weisenstein (Harvard, retired)
Chemistry Medium
  • Delivered to GCST (Jun 2020)
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

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
Furans / Biomass burning Colette Heald (MIT)
Tess Carter (MIT)
Chemistry
Online H2 chemistry Maria Paula Pérez-Peña (UNSW)
Jenny Fisher (UOW)
Dylan Millet (UMN)
Chemistry
Alk4 & R4N2 chemistry Jared Brewer (Harvard) Chemistry
Organic acids (RCOOH) Katie Travis (NASA) Chemistry
Fix C2H4 chemistry bug Lixu Jin (UMT) Chemistry
Blowing snow sea salt in TOMAS Betty Croft (Dalhousie) Aerosols
Geologic short-chain alkanes Matthew R. (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
Improvements in modelled Hg0 dry deposition to land Ari Feinberg (MIT)
Noelle Selin (MIT)
Thandolwethu Dlamini (MIT)
Martin Jiskra (UBasel)
Viral Shah (Harvard)
Hg simulation
  • The study is already published and could be incorporated into the standard model as a default. Some tweaking to the reduction rate may be required as the model halogen oxidation has also been updated in v13.4.
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
Nitrate photolysis Viral Shah (NASA GMAO) 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)<vr>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
HTAPv3 at 0.1 deg Dandan Zhang (WashU) Emissions
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
Updated biomass burning emission factors and species Jess Haskins (Utah) Emissions
Updated offline sea salt emissions Hongjian Weng (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
Python code for processing satellite output to produce column fields using averaging kernels Hannah Nesser (Harvard)
Elise Penn (Harvard)
Post-processing
Derived products from a shapefile database for oil and gas infrastructure in North America Lee Murray (Rochester) Post-processing
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 Liam Bindle (WashU)
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 Liam Bindle (WashU) Run directories
Expand SpeciesConc diagnostic unit options and rename Melissa Sulprizio (Harvard) Diagnostics
Incorporate tools for generating input files for Fast-J/Cloud-J and planeflight Jared Brewer (Harvard) Post-processing
Table of CTM and online GCM properties: GCHP, GCC, GEOS-CTM, GC-Nested, online GEOS, GEOS-replay, etc GCST? Documentation

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
CHEEREIO EnKF Drew Pendergrass (Harvard) Adjoint capabilities
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
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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