Acronyms and Abbreviations

AIRS Aerometric Information Retrieval System

AQRV Air Quality Related Value

BBS Bulletin Board Service

CD144 standard 144 column format for surface weather observation data

DRI Desert Research Institute (University of Nevada, Reno)

EPA Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.)

FLM Federal Land Manager

IMPROVE Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments

IWAQM Interagency Workgroup on Air Quality Modeling

JRFW James River Face Wilderness

km kilometer

MB mega-byte (computer disk storage)

mb millibar (atmospheric pressure)

MESOFILE postprocessing program for MESOPUFF II

MESOPAC meteorological preprocessing program for MESOPUFF II (the version

used is MESOPAC II)

MESOPUFF II mesoscale puff model; version II (all other program names in this

report are boldface)

MHz megahertz

MM4 mesoscale meteorological model (four-dimensional data assimilation)

NCDC National Climatic Data Center

NFS National Forest Service (U.S.)

NPS National Park Service (U.S.)

OAQPS Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (U.S. EPA)

PC personal computer

PM particulate matter with aerodynamic diameters less than or equal to 10 10


QA quality assurance

SAI Systems Applications International (San Rafael, California)

SCRAM Support Center for Regulatory Air Models

SNP Shenandoah National Park

TD-3240 standard format for precipitation measurement data

TD-6200 standard format for upper air sounding data

UTM Universal Transverse Mercator (coordinate projection)

VDEQ Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

WBAN National Weather Service station identifier

WRCC Western Regional Climate Center (@DRI)



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