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CEMPD/SMOKE: SMOKE v4.8.1 Public Release (January 29, 2021)

B.H. Baek; Catherine Seppanen

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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.4480334", 
  "title": "CEMPD/SMOKE: SMOKE v4.8.1 Public Release (January 29, 2021)", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
  "abstract": "<p>SMOKE Digital Object Identifier (DOI): SMOKE-MOVES Integration Tool Development 1. &lt;b&gt;New MOVES RatePerStart (RPS) Mode&lt;/b&gt;</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>New feature in &lt;b&gt;Movesmrg&lt;/b&gt; for users to model Off-Network Start Exhaust and Crankcase Start Exhaust processes that are currently modeled under RatePerVehicle (RPV) mode.</li>\n\t<li>Unit of RPS emission rate is mass per vehicle-engine start (grams/vehicle-start).</li>\n\t<li>New &quot;<strong>STARTS</strong>&quot; activity inventory is required to compute RPS emissions with RPS emission rates.</li>\n\t<li><strong>RPS_MODE</strong>[default: N] : Estimates off-network RPS emissions from engine starts.</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>2. &lt;b&gt;New Off-Network Idling (ONI) Mode&lt;/b&gt;</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>New feature in &lt;b&gt;Movesmrg&lt;/b&gt; for users to model idling emissions from parking lot, distribution centers and other off-network spaces.</li>\n\t<li>Previously modeled under RatePerDistance (RPD) mode with roadtypes=1 (off-network) and speedbin=0 (speed=zero).\\</li>\n\t<li>Unit of ONI emission rate is mass per vehicle-idling hour (grams/hour).</li>\n\t<li>New &quot;<strong>IDLING</strong>&quot; activity inventory is required to compute ONI emissions with ONI emission rates.</li>\n\t<li>ONI_MODE [default: N] : Estimates off-network idling emissions from parking, and distribution centers.</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>New Source Apportionment Regroup Tool</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>New Source Apportionment Regroup Tool will allow users to assign existing Source Apportionment (SA)-ready gridded hourly emissions and stack groups files from SMOKE to new SA group IDs.</li>\n\t<li>Requires the sector-specific SA-ready gridded hourly emissions and stack group files and new regroup mapping input file called &lt;a href=&quot;;&gt; REGROUP_GROUPS&lt;/a&gt;.</li>\n\t<li>Check out &lt;a href=&quot;;&gt; the Coordinating Research Council (CRC) A-119 Full Technical Report&lt;/a&gt; for the details.</li>\n\t<li>Download the complete use case package data file for the SA regroup tool from &lt;a href=&quot;;&gt; the CRC Data Share Site&lt;/a&gt;.</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>BEIS v3.7 Enhancements</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>New BEIS Emission Factors (BEISFAC) and BELD5 landuse input files are required.</li>\n\t<li>Latest BEISFAC and North America region BELD5 (1km x 1km) input files for BEIS v3.7 can be found from &lt;a href=&quot;;&gt; the CMAS Data Warehouse&lt;/a&gt;.</li>\n\t<li>Custom BELD5 input file over your modeling domain can be developed using new updated &lt;b&gt;Aggwndw&lt;/b&gt; utility program in SMOKE that can optionally aggregate non-mass values with the setting of AGGREGATE_EMIS_YN = N.</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>Laypoint Updates</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>Update to treat new WRF hybrid-vertical coordinate type (-999) as existing sigma (7) coordinate.</li>\n\t<li>Update to enforce fire bottom plume height starting from surface layer.</li>\n\t<li>New <strong>FIRE_BOTTOM_LAYER_1_YN</strong> [Default: Y]: Define the bottom of fire plume as model layer 1.</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>Smkinven Updates</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>Prevent from dropping CEMS hourly NOX and SO2 emissions when all CEMS parameters (e.g., heat input, steam load and gross load) are missing.</li>\n\t<li>Update to proper handle multiple ORIS and Boiler IDs CEMS sources under the same point source Unit ID.</li>\n\t<li><strong>PROCESS_MULT_ORIS_UNITS_YN</strong> [default: N]: Allows Smkinven to append &quot;__##&quot; to Unit ID to treat them as separate point sources.</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>Smkmerge and Movesmrg Updates</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>SMK_SUB_SECTOR_OUTPUT_YN [default:N]: Generate sub-sector source group emissions output files based on the list of source group ID defined in (&lt;a href=&quot;;&gt;SOURCE_GROUPS&lt;/a&gt;).</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>Spcmat and Smkreport Updates</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>USE_REF_COUNTY_MAP_YN [default:N]: New feature to assign speciation profiles by reference county based on the inventory-reference county cross-reference input file (&lt;a href=&quot;;&gt;MCXREF&lt;/a&gt;).</li>\n\t<li>Generate correct Smkreport reports for the inventory sources with multiple speciation profiles assigned by <strong>GSPRO_COMBO</strong> and/or multiple <strong>GSREF</strong> cross-referencing approaches.</li>\n\t<li>New speciation profile description (<strong>GSPRODESC</strong>) input file support in Smkreport. Users can optionally output the speciation profile descriptions to Smkreport &quot;<strong>BY SPCCODE</strong>&quot; report.&lt;/li&gt;</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>SMOKE4AERMOD Updates</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>Added new command &quot;AERMOD ANNUAL&quot; in Smkreport to generate emission helper files for AERMOD model for sectors other than onroad.</li>\n\t<li>Overall updates across all sectors (e.g., point, area, commercial marine vessel port &amp; underway, and gridded sectors).</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>Bug fixes</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>Various bug fixes since the public SMOKE version 476 release in September 2019</li>\n</ul>", 
  "author": [
      "family": "B.H. Baek"
      "family": "Catherine Seppanen"
  "version": "SMOKEv481_Jan2021", 
  "type": "article", 
  "id": "4480334"
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