Session 8 Boundary Layers in Urban Canopy and Over Heterogeneous Surfaces

Wednesday, 11 July 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Essex Center (Westin Copley Place)
Host: 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence
Joseph B. Olson, NOAA/CIRES, R/GSD4, Boulder, CO

3:30 PM
Urban Heat Island: Modeling, Sensing and Mitigation Strategies
Dan Li, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. Bou-Zeid
3:45 PM
Understanding the influence of surface composition and properties on surface fluxes in urban areas
Prathap Ramamurthy, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and E. Bou-Zeid, Z. H. Wang, J. Smith, C. Welty, J. Hom, and N. Saliendra
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
Scale interactions in an urban-like boundary layer : a wind tunnel study
Cédric Rivet, LUNAM Université, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France; and L. Perret and J. M. Rosant
Manuscript (3.7 MB)

4:30 PM
Virtual flight measurements regarding the mixing state of the convective boundary layer during LITFASS-2003 – An LES study
Matthias Sühring, Institut für Meteorologie und Klimatologie, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany, Germany; and S. Raasch
4:45 PM
Quantification of the effect of surface heterogeneity on scalar variance similarity
Anneke van De Boer, University Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and A. F. Moene, A. Graf, D. Schüttemeyer, and O. K. Hartogensis
5:00 PM
A scheme for assessment of quality and uncertainty for long-term eddy-covariance measurements
Clemens Drüe, Universität Trier, Trier, Germany; and M. Mauder, M. Cuntz, A. Graf, C. Rebmann, H. P. Schmid, M. Schmidt, and R. Steinbrecher

5:15 PM
Thermal stability effects on the separated flow over a steep 2-D hill
Wei Zhang, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH; and F. Porté-Agel

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