From Q&A: MOtor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) is U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) state-of-the-art tool for estimating emissions from highway vehicles. The model is based on analyses of millions of emission test results and considerable advances in the Agency’s understanding of vehicle emissions.


  • 2014

Authorized Users

  • WHPC-Login Users



Connecting to Windows HPC

To log onto, you will need to use a Remote Desktop (RDP) client.

  • From a Linux workstation, it is recommended to use “rdesktop -u ‘FOREST\<username>’” from the terminal. To view more options for rdesktop, view the manual page.
  • From a Windows machine, launch “Remote Desktop Connection” and specify for the ‘Computer’ field.

If you receive a permissions error stating that your account doesn’t have access, please email and ask to be added to the Windows HPC user group on

Submitting Jobs

  • Once logged onto the machine, double-click the desktop shortcut for “MOVES2014 Master” to open the graphical user interface to begin working with the MOVES software.


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Reporting Bugs

Report bugs with MOVES to the IT Help Desk: