Session 8 Urban Parameterizations in Mesoscale and Regional Models I

Thursday, 5 August 2010: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Crestone Peak I & II (Keystone Resort)
Host: Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Fei Chen, NCAR, Ral, Boulder, CO

9:00 AM
A dynamic urban canopy parameterization based on CFD microscale modeling
Alberto Martilli, Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales and Tecnológicas, Madrid, Spain; and J. L. Santiago
9:15 AM
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
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
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