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Release: April 2022

      • Improved runtimes

      • Enabled Expert Mode for HYSPLIT parameters

          • Added flexibility to enter Output Grid Size, the Number of Particles, and the Grid Resolution

          • Added parameters for Dry Deposition and Wet Deposition

          • Added flexibility to enter the layer of thickness

      • Established a Met archive protocol

      • Added NOAA’s 1.27-km Fire Weather variable domains to the meteorological domains

Release: January 2022

Release: April 2021

      • VSMOKE is available for dispersion

      • New buttons for improved control over updating fuels (Emissions Input)

      • Time profile - manually adjust in Advanced (Emissions Input)

      • Downloadable Emissions Report and Dispersion Report in PDF format

      • New domain map (HYSPLIT Dispersion - Meteorology Input)

      • Plume rise - modifiable up to 200% (HYSPLIT Dispersion Input)

Bug Fixes:

      • Fixed smoldering profile

      • Default to 0.25 domain extent (HYSPLIT Dispersion Input)

      • Include FCCS 0 and 900 fuel types (to avoid interface hang)

      • Updated default values for shrub and canopy consumption in Wildfires. (Emissions Input)