Session 3A Observations and Modelling Complex Terrain - 3 / Urban Boundary Layers - 1

Monday, 9 June 2014: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Queens Ballroom (Queens Hotel)
Host: 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence
Alison Tomlin, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK, Energy and Resources Research Institute, Leeds

1:45 PM
Introduction of a Field Experiment over the Complex Terrain in the Southeast Himalayas, Tibetan Plateau
Libo Zhou Sr., Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and S. Ma and H. Zou

2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Improving the immersed boundary method in WRF for complex mountainous terrain
Jingyi Bao, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and K. A. Lundquist and F. K. Chow

2:30 PM
Numerical study of turbulence temporal characteristics in the urban sublayer
William Anderson, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX; and Q. Li and E. Bou-Zeid

2:45 PM
Large-eddy simulation of atmospheric boundary layer flows over surface transitions from flat to idealized urban terrains
Wai-Chi Cheng, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and F. Porté-Agel

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