Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment

Program Chairs: David J. Sailor , Portland State Univ. ; Fei Chen , NCAR ; Julie K. Lundquist , University of Colorado at Boulder

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Sunday, 1 August 2010

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 1 August 2010


Registration Begins

Monday, 2 August 2010

7:30 AM-5:45 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010


Registration continues through 6 August, 2010

9:00 AM-9:15 AM: Monday, 2 August 2010


Plenary Session 1
Introductory Remarks by AMS President
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology )
Speaker: Margaret LeMone, NCAR

9:15 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 2 August 2010

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Joint Session 1
Observations in Complex and Urban Terrain and Canopies I
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology )
Cochairs: Nathaniel A. Brunsell, University of Kansas; Fei Chen, NCAR; Branko Kosovic, NCAR
9:15 AM
J1.1
Doppler lidar observations of urban boundary layer dynamics in London, UK
Janet F. Barlow, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and T. M. Dunbar, C. R. Wood, E. Nemitz, M. W. Gallagher, and R. M. Harrison
9:45 AM
J1.3
An observational study of turbulence inside a close basin
Sharon Zhong, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and P. J. Fu, X. Bian, C. D. Whiteman, and T. Horst

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 2 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak Foyer (Keystone Resort)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010

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Joint Session 2
Observations in Complex and Urban Terrain and Canopies II
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology; and the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment )
Cochairs: Nathaniel A. Brunsell, University of Kansas; Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder; Wayne M. Angevine, CIRES, University of Colorado, and NOAA/ESRL
10:30 AM
J2.1
Scaling properties of biologically active scalar concentration fluctuations in the surface layer over a managed peatland
Matteo Detto, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Berkeley, CA; and D. D. Baldocchi and G. G. Katul
11:00 AM
J2.3
11:15 AM
J2.4
Impact of gravity waves on the turbulent exchange above a forest site
Andrei Serafimovich, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany; and C. J. Nappo and T. Foken
11:30 AM
J2.5
Eddy covariance methodologies revisited for urban measurements
Annika Iida Nordbo, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; and L. Järvi and T. Vesala
11:45 AM
J2.6
The effect of tilt-corrections on fluxes and 3D wind statistics over sloping, forested terrain
Sean P. Burns, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Sun, S. P. Oncley, D. H. Lenschow, and R. K. Monson

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010

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Session 1
Urban Climate
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Organizers: Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder; Fei Chen, NCAR
Chair: David J. Sailor, Portland State Univ.
1:30 PM
1.1
Thermal differentiation of "local climate zones" using temperature observations from urban and rural field sites
Iain Douglas Stewart, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and T. Oke
1:45 PM
1.2
Long-term surface-atmosphere interaction measurements in Helsinki, Finland
Leena Järvi, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; and Ü. Rannik, I. Mammarella, A. I. Nordbo, and T. Vesala
2:00 PM
1.3
Urban Heat Island Effects and Human Comfort in a Mild Cfb Climate: Exploring Long Term Observations by Hobby Meteorologists in The Netherlands
G.J. Steeneveld, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; and S. Koopmans, L. W. A. van Hove, and A. A. M. Holtslag
2:15 PM
1.4
2:45 PM
1.6
Sustainable urban water management for improved micro-climates – the ‘Cities as Water Supply Catchments' research program
Andrew Coutts, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and J. Beringer, M. Loughnan, and N. Tapper

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010

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Session 2
Urban Climate II
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Organizers: Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder; Fei Chen, NCAR
Chair: David J. Sailor, Portland State Univ.
3:30 PM
2.1
Analysis of the urban thermal fingerprint of a small city in an alpine valley
Lorenzo Giovannini, University of Trento, Trento, Italy; and D. Zardi and M. de Franceschi
3:45 PM
2.2
The Role of Aerosols on Precipitation for the New York Metro Region
Jorge E. Gonzalez, NOAA/CREST, New York, NY; and N. Hosannah and B. Gross
4:00 PM
2.3
Does the Summer Heavy Rainfall Climatology over east United States show Urbanization Impacts?
Ming Lei, Purdue University and Indiana State Climate Office, West Lafayette, IN; and D. Niyogi, C. Kishtawa, J. M. Shepherd, and J. Entin
4:30 PM
2.5
Aerosol Effects on Urban Convection and Precipitation
Ji-Young Han, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. J. Baik and A. Khain

4:45 PM
2.6
Changing temperature inversion characteristics in the U.S. Southwest and relationships to large-scale atmospheric circulation
Adriana Bailey, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; and T. N. Chase, J. J. Cassano, and D. Noone
5:00 PM
2.7
A quantitative description of the Oklahoma City urban heat island
Amanda J. Schroeder, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, B. G. Illston, and P. M. Klein
5:15 PM
2.8
Source area scale variations in urban snow cover and its impact on the radiation budget
B. E. Nanni, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; and J. A. Voogt

6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 2 August 2010


Formal Poster Viewing and Reception
Location: Shavano Peak and Castle Peak (Keystone Resort)

Poster Session 1
Urban Posters - General
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Organizers: Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder; Fei Chen, NCAR
P1.1
Influence of mean radiant temperature on thermal comfort of humans in idealized urban environments
Andreas Matzarakis, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, , Germany

Handout (320.9 kB)

P1.2
Photochemical and transport effects on NOx and ozone concentrations in Seoul during the 22 July 2009 solar eclipse
Kyung-Hwan Kwak, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and Y. H. Ryu and J. J. Baik

P1.3
Evaluation of urban effect based on the spatial and temporal characteristics of rainfall in Seoul, Korea
Yeon-Hee Kim, National Institute of Meteorological Research, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and D. Y. Choi and D. E. Chang

P1.4
Contribution of Land Use Changes to Near Surface Air Temperatures during recent Summer Extreme Heat Events in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area
Susanne Grossman-Clarke, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and J. A. Zehnder, T. Loridan, and S. Grimmond


Poster Session 2
Urban Posters - Biometeorology and Energy/Water Balances
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
P2.1
Variations of atmospheric CO2 at urban and residential sites within Syracuse, N.Y
Shannon M. Buckley, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY; and M. J. Mitchell and P. J. McHale

Handout (258.6 kB)

P2.2
Surface Energy Balance Observations and Carbon Dioxide Exchange in the Centre of an European Metropolitan City
Simone Kotthaus, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond

P2.3
Single-source urban evaporation-interception scheme (SUES-2): recent developments
Leena Järvi, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond

P2.4
Measuring evapotranspiration in urban irrigated lawns
Kira B. Shonkwiler Arnold, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; and D. J. Bremer and J. Ham


Poster Session 3
Urban Posters - Computational Fluid Dynamics
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
P3.1
Large‐eddy simulation of the cross-ventilation behavior in an array of low‐rise buildings
James O.P. Cheung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and C. H. Liu

P3.2
A Numerical Investigation of Flow and Scalar Dispersion within 3x3 Building Arrays
Seung-Bu Park, Seoul National Univ., Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. J. Baik, M. Princevac, X. Li, and H. Pan

P3.3
A numerical experiment on the characteristics of flow and pollutant dispersion using a CFD model coupled with the WRF model
Jae Won Choi, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea, Busan, ., Korea, Republic of (South); and J. J. Kim and D. Y. Kim

P3.4
The effect of an apartment complex on flow and dispersion an urban area
Young Su Lee, Pukyong National University, Busan, ., Korea, Republic of (South); and J. J. Kim

P3.5
Numerical Simulation of Atmospheric Turbulence within and above a Cubical Canopy
Atsushi Inagaki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and M. C. L. Castillo, Y. Yamashita, and M. Kanda

Handout (1.8 MB)


Poster Session 4
Urban Posters - Global Climate Change
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
P4.1
Comparison between impacts of global climate change and urbanization on local climate in Tokyo metropolitan area, Japan
Sachiho A. Adachi, JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan; and F. Kimura, H. Kusaka, H. Ueda, and T. Inoue


Poster Session 5
Urban Posters - Urban Heat Island
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
P5.2
The winter heat island of a mid-sized city: Jackson, MI
Maria Carmen Moreno Sr., University of Barcelona (Spain), Barcelona, Spain; and D. Mast

P5.3
Projection of Change in Urban Heat Island Intensity of Tokyo Metropolitan Area during Winter
Masayuki Hara, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; and H. Kusaka, F. Kimura, and Y. Wakazuki

Handout (1.5 MB)

P5.4
White , black, or green? The role of roof design in affecting the urban heat island
Adam Scherba, Portland State Univ., Portland, OR; and S. Moody and D. J. Sailor


Poster Session 6
Urban Posters - Urban Parameterizations
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
P6.1
Application of the ACASA model in urban environments: two case studies
Serena Marras, University of Sassari; CMCC, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change, IAFENT Division, Sassari, Italy; and D. Spano, R. D. Pyles, M. Falk, R. L. Snyder, and K. T. Paw U

P6.2
Recent developments and evaluation of the LUMPS-NARP urban land surface scheme
Thomas Loridan, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond, B. Offerle, D. Young, T. E. L. Smith, and L. Järvi

P6.3
Snow, vegetation, and asymmetric canyons in the Canadian version of the Town Energy Balance (TEB) urban-canopy scheme
Maria Abrahamowicz, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Bélair, S. Leroyer, N. Gauthier, S. Z. Husain, J. Mailhot, and A. Lemonsu

P6.4
Estimation of the formation and evolution of surface temperatures in the urban canopy layer: using SOLENE model and its assessment
Joon Ho Lee, Research Institute on Urban Sciences and Techniques, IRSTV FR CNRS 2488, Nantes, France; and P. G. Mestayer

P6.5
Evaluation of urban surface parameterizations using measurements during the Texas Air Quality 2006 field campaign
Sang-Hyun Lee, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. W. Kim, W. M. Angevine, C. J. Senff, and S. C. Tucker

P6.6
Improving surface-layer forecasting in urban environments with a mesoscale atmospheric model
Syed Zahid Husain, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Bélair, S. Gaudreault, and J. Mailhot

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010

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Joint Session 3A
Observations in Complex and Urban Terrain I
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology )
Chair: Sharon Zhong, Michigan State University
9:00 AM
J3A.1
An urban flux tower for atmospheric turbulence and trace gas flux studies
Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. H. Park and I. Boedeker
9:15 AM
J3A.2
Multiresolution Reynolds stress analysis of urban canyon turbulence
Cheryl L. Klipp, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD
9:30 AM
J3A.3
Inferring turbulent exchange processes in an urban street canyon from high-frequency thermography
Andreas Christen, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and J. A. Voogt
9:45 AM
J3A.4
MicroPoem: experimental investigation of birch pollen emissions
Dominik Michel, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; and R. Gehrig, M. W. Rotach, and R. Vogt
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Joint Session 3C
Observing and Modeling Boundary Layers Over Complex Urban and Terrain Environments for Energy Applications
Location: Torrey's Peak I&II (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence )
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, san diego
9:30 AM
J3C.3
9:45 AM
J3C.4
Urban Simulators to Study Energy and Urban Heat Island Implications
Neda Yaghoobian, Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Kleissl

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010

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Joint Session 4A
Observations in Complex and Urban Terrain II
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology )
Chair: Sharon Zhong, Michigan State University
10:30 AM
J4A.1
Comparison of temperature structure parameter measurements by UAV and scintillometer during LITFASS-2009
Sabrina Martin, Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany; and J. Bange, F. Beyrich, and O. K. Hartogensis
10:45 AM
J4A.2
Determination of surface heterogeneity from surface temperature maps
Yvonne Breitenbach, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany; and J. Bange
11:00 AM
J4A.3
Turbulent fluxes from weight-shift microlight aircraft over transitional grassland of Inner Mongolia
Stefan Metzger, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; and W. Junkermann, L. Wang, K. Butterbach-Bahl, X. H. Zheng, and T. Foken
11:15 AM
J4A.4
Wind-tunnel experiments of stably-stratified boundary layers over a steep 2-D hill
Wei Zhang, Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN; and F. Porté-Agel

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010

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Joint Session 4C
Observing and Modeling Boundary Layers Over Complex Urban and Terrain Environments for Energy Applications II
Location: Torrey's Peak I&II (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence )
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, san diego
10:30 AM
J4C.1
A numerical study of an urban breeze and its interaction with convective cells
Young-Hee Ryu, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. J. Baik

10:45 AM
J4C.2
Decoupled stable air above London, UK
Curtis R. Wood, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and J. F. Barlow, S. E. Belcher, and S. I. L. D. Bohnenstengel
11:00 AM
J4C.3
Development of a fast-response building-resolving urban energy model
Chad Allen, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Clark, E. Pardyjak, and P. Willemsen
11:15 AM
J4C.4
The effect of stability on estimated variations of advected moisture in the Canyon Air Temperature (CAT) model
Evyatar Erell, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Midreshet Ben Gurion, Israel; and I. Eliasson, S. Grimmond, B. Offerle, and T. Williamson
11:30 AM
J4C.5
Effects of Solar Photovoltaic Panels on Roof Heat Transfer
Anthony Dominguez, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and J. Kleissl, M. Samady, and J. C. Luvall

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010

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Session 3
Weather Forecasting for Urban Areas
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Sylvia I. Bohnenstengel, University of Reading
1:30 PM
3.1
Investigation Of Air Flow Characteristics In Istanbul Using Omega Model
Yasemin Ezber, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey; and O. L. Sen, Z. Boybeyi, and M. Karaca
1:45 PM
3.2
Sensitivity experiments in determining urban effects on precipitation patterns
Hiroyuki Kusaka, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan; and K. Nawata and F. Kimura

2:00 PM
3.3
Two paradigms for setting the urban heat island
Sylvia I. L. D. Bohnenstengel, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and S. E. Belcher
2:15 PM
3.4
International Urban Energy Balance Models Comparison Project: JULES-URBAN models, any winners?
Maggie Hendry, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and M. Best, M. Gouvea, S. Grimmond, and A. Porson
2:30 PM
3.5

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 3 August 2010

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Session 4
Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion in Urban Areas
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Steven R. Hanna, Harvard Univ.
3:45 PM
4.2
4:00 PM
4.3
A large eddy simulation study of pollutant dispersion in urban areas
Valentina Stocca, University of Trieste, Italy, Trieste, Italy; and V. Armenio
4:15 PM
4.4
Analysis of spatial representativeness of urban monitoring stations using steady CFD-RANS simulations
Jose Luis Santiago, CIEMAT Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas, Madrid, Spain; and M. A. Parra, A. Martilli, F. Martin, and J. M. Santamaria
4:30 PM
4.5
Development of a coupled CFD-photochemistry model and its use in studying reactive pollutant dispersion in street canyons
Kyung-Hwan Kwak, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. J. Baik
5:00 PM
4.7
Urban form optimization for air quality applications using simulated annealing and genetic algorithms
Bhagirath Addepalli, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. Pardyjak, P. Willemsen, and D. E. Johnson

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

9:00 AM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 4 August 2010


Unscheduled Time / Conference Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 4 August 2010

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Session 5
Global Climate Change and Urbanization I
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Robert D. Bornstein, San Jose State University
1:30 PM
5.1
Urban climate in the 21st century
Keith Oleson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Bonan and J. Feddema
1:45 PM
5.2
Impact of global climate change on urban climate and air quality
Wilhelm Kuttler, Univ. of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

2:00 PM
5.3
Probabilistic climate change projections for UK cities
Mark McCarthy, UK Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and M. Sanderson and P. Falloon
2:15 PM
5.4
Urban climate prediction in 2070's by the WRF model with 3-km horizontal resolution: The three major metropolitan areas in Japan
Hiroyuki Kusaka, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan; and T. Takata, S. A. Adachi, M. Hara, F. Chen, M. Tewari, J. Dudhia, and F. Kimura

2:30 PM
5.5
2:45 PM
5.6
The Changing Climate and National Building Codes and Standards
Heather Auld, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and J. Klaassen, R. E. Morris, S. Fernandez, S. Eng, and V. Cheng

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 4 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

3:30 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 4 August 2010

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Session 6
Global Climate Change and Urbanization II
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Andreas Christen, University of British Columbia
3:30 PM
6.1
Investigation of Long-Term Impacts of Urbanization when Considering Global Warming for a Coastal Tropical Region
Jorge E. Gonzalez, NOAA/CREST, New York, NY; and D. E. Comarazamy, J. Luvall, D. Rickman, and T. Smith
3:45 PM
6.2
Modeling the Impacts of Urbanization vs. Global Warming in California Southern Coast Air Basin
Jorge E. Gonzalez, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and B. Lebassi and R. D. Bornstein
4:00 PM
6.3
Comparing an urban metabolism model to long-term CO2 eddy-covariance measurements
Andreas Christen, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and N. Coops, B. Crawford, R. Kellett, K. Liss, T. Oke, I. Olchovski, R. Tooke, M. van der Laan, and J. A. Voogt

4:45 PM-5:45 PM: Wednesday, 4 August 2010

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Session 7
Extreme Weather
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia
4:45 PM
7.1
The Role of Synoptic, Mesoscale, and Urban Forcing on the Historic Atlanta, Georgia Floods of 2009
Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and T. L. Mote, S. E. Nelson, P. N. Knox, S. McCutcheon, J. Dowd, and M. Roden
5:00 PM
7.2
Oklahoma City: A Testbed for Studying Severe Weather in an Urban Zone
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman and R. Hluchan
5:15 PM
7.3
Observations of an Unusual Wind Storm in Oklahoma City
Mason Rowell, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. Harrison, C. Thomason, and J. B. Basara
5:30 PM
7.4

Thursday, 5 August 2010

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 5 August 2010

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Joint Session 6
Modeling in Heterogeneous, Complex, and Urban Terrain I
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology )
Chair: Robert Conzemius, Windlogics, Inc.
9:00 AM
J6.1
Forest canopy sub-layer turbulence and atmospheric coupling in a wildland fire model
A. S. Bova, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and G. Bohrer
9:15 AM
J6.2
Long-distance edge effects in a pine forest with a large and sparse trunk space: in situ and numerical experiments
Sylvain Dupont, UR1263, EPHYSE, INRA, Villenave d'Ornon, France; and J. M. Bonnefond, M. R. Irvine, E. Lamaud, and Y. Brunet
9:30 AM
J6.3
9:45 AM
J6.4
A dynamic model for large-eddy simulation of boundary layer flow over rough, multiscale surfaces
William Anderson, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX; and C. Meneveau
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Session 8
Urban Parameterizations in Mesoscale and Regional Models I
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Fei Chen, NCAR
9:00 AM
8.1
A dynamic urban canopy parameterization based on CFD microscale modeling
Alberto Martilli, Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas, Madrid, Spain; and J. L. Santiago
9:15 AM
8.2
The single-layer urban canopy model in WRF V3.2: recent amendments and offline evaluation using the MOSCEM optimization algorithm with field observations
Thomas Loridan, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond, S. Grossman-Clarke, F. Chen, M. Tewari, K. W. Manning, A. Martilli, H. Kusaka, and M. Best
9:30 AM
8.3
Simple models and sensor networks to study flow and energy transport in urban canopies
Zhi-Hua Wang, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. Bou-Zeid and J. A. Smith

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 5 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Thursday, 5 August 2010

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Joint Session 7
Modeling in Heterogeneous, Complex, and Urban Terrain II
Location: Red Cloud Peak (Keystone Resort)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence; the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology; and the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment )
Chair: Robert Conzemius, Windlogics, Inc.
10:30 AM
J7.1
Modeling pollen flow in complex terrain using a Lagrangian dispersion model
Brian J. Viner, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and R. W. Arritt
10:45 AM
J7.2
Modeling of boundary layer processes affecting ozone in the complex terrains of California during PreCalNex 2009 field campaign
S.-W. Kim, CIRES, U. of Colorado and ESRL, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and S. H. Lee, W. Angevine, M. Trainer, C. Senff, A. O. Langford, C. Alvarez, R. Banta, and R. M. Hardesty
11:00 AM
J7.3
Interactions between boundary layer flow and gentle topography covered by vegetation
Ian N. Harman, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Canberra, Australia; and J. J. Finnigan, E. G. Patton, and R. H. Shaw
11:15 AM
J7.4
11:30 AM
J7.5
Katabatic flow induced by a top-hat profile of down-slope surface cooling
Alan Shapiro, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. A. Burkholder and E. Fedorovich

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 5 August 2010

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Session 9
Urban Parameterizations in Mesoscale and Regional Models II
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Alberto Martilli, Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas
10:30 AM
9.1
Coupling of the WRF and ACASA models for urban environments: two case studies
Matthias Falk, University of California, Davis; CMCC, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change, IAFENT Division, Davis, CA; and R. D. Pyles, S. Marras, D. Spano, R. L. Snyder, and K. T. Paw U
10:45 AM
9.2
Numerical Simulations of Sea Breeze Circulations and Urban Heat Islands in NYC with a High Resolution Urban-Mesoscale Model (uWRF)
Estatio J. Gutiérrez, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. E. Gonzalez, R. D. Bornstein, M. Arend, F. Moshary, and A. Martilli
11:15 AM
9.4
Off-line Numerical Weather Prediction over Montreal with the Canadian Urban Modeling System
Sylvie Leroyer, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Belair, J. Mailhot, and I. B. Strachan
11:30 AM
9.6
11:45 AM
Paper 9.5 has been moved. New poster number P6.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 5 August 2010


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 5 August 2010

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Session 10
Urban Canopy and Roughness Sublayers I
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder
1:30 PM
10.1
Doppler lidar observations of the coherent structures in the internal boundary layer
Ryoko Oda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Iwai, Y. Murayama, S. Ishii, K. Mizutani, T. Itabe, N. Tsunematsu, I. Yamada, N. Matayoshi, D. Matsushima, W. Sha, T. Yamazaki, and T. Iwasaki
2:00 PM
10.3
Field observation according to the urban redevelopment in the norh-west region of Seoul
Hae-Jung Koo, National Institute of Meteorological Research, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and K. R. Kim, T. H. Kwon, K. Cho, and Y. J. Choi
2:15 PM
10.4
Observational studies of turbulent transfer processes across the urban canopy
Jose M. Galvez, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein, S. C. Arms, and B. L. Bridges
2:30 PM
10.5
Interactions between coherent structures and the urban canopy shear layer
Sean C. Arms, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein and O. Coceal
2:45 PM
10.6
Urban turbulent kinetic energy dissipation rates as influenced by nocturnal low-level jets
Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 5 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 5 August 2010

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Session 11
Urban Canopy and Roughness Sublayers II
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Petra M. Klein, Univ. of Oklahoma
3:30 PM
11.1
PIV measurements of mean and instantaneous flow structures within and above an outdoor urban-like canopy layer
Hiroshi Takimoto, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and A. Sato, S. Onomura, and M. Kanda
3:45 PM
11.2
Spatially integrated measurements of sensible heat flux using scintillometry
Mariana Gouvea, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond
4:00 PM
11.3
Active Turbulence over an Outdoor Reduced Urban Scale Model
Atsushi Inagaki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Kanda
4:15 PM
11.4
Flow and pollutant dispersion at urban street intersections: a large-eddy simulation
Xianxiang Li, MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore, Singapore; and J. S. Ng, T. Y. Koh, R. Britter, L. K. Norford, and D. Entekhabi
4:30 PM
11.5
Large-eddy simulation of pollutant transport in the urban canopy layer over 2D idealized street canyons
Colman C.C. Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong; and C. H. Liu
4:45 PM
11.6
Numerical Investigation of Pollutant Transfer Coefficient in Street Canyons of Different Aspect Ratios
Tracy N.H. Chung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and C. H. Liu

6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Thursday, 5 August 2010


29AgForest/19BLT/9Urban Joint Banquet

Friday, 6 August 2010

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 6 August 2010

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Session 12
Biometeorology and Public Health in Urban Areas
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Gordon M. Heisler, USDA Forest Service
9:00 AM
12.1
Use of a mobile platform for assessing urban heat stress in The Netherlands
B.G. Heusinkveld, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; and A. A. M. Holtslag, L. W. A. vanHove, C. M. J. Jacobs, G. J. Steeneveld, J. A. Elbers, and E. J. Moors
9:15 AM
12.2
Application of Joint Urban 2003 observations for assessment of morbidity outcomes during a heat wave
Heather G. Basara, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, P. Klein, and B. G. Illston
9:45 AM
12.3

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 6 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Shavano Peak (Keystone Resort)

10:30 AM-11:15 AM: Friday, 6 August 2010

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Session 13
Biometeorology and Public Health in Urban Areas II
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Gordon M. Heisler, USDA Forest Service
10:30 AM
13.1
10:45 AM
13.2
Application of the RayMan model in urban environments
Andreas Matzarakis, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, , Germany
11:00 AM
13.3
Modeling influences of tree cover change on below-canopy urban air temperature
Gordon M. Heisler, USDA Forest Service, Syracuse, NY; and D. Nowak, A. Ellis, I. Yesilonis, and E. Greenfield

11:15 AM-12:00 PM: Friday, 6 August 2010

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Session 14
Energy and Water Balances
Location: Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Tim Oke, University of British Columbia
11:15 AM
14.1
Magnitudes and Multi-year Trends of Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in the Denver, Colorado Urban Ecosystem
Dean E. Anderson, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO; and K. Powell and G. Szanko
11:30 AM
14.2
The Suburban Energy Balance in Shunyi, Beijing City
Junxia Dou, Institute of Urban Meteorology/CMA, Beijing, China; and W. Liu, S. Miao, Y. Wang, and C. Su

11:45 AM
14.3
Urban water balance in Vancouver: impacts of changes in land cover
Leena Jarvi, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond, T. Loridan, T. R. Oke, A. Christen, and B. Crawford

12:00 PM-12:05 PM: Friday, 6 August 2010


Conference Ends