Seventh Symposium on the Urban Environment

Session 1


Human Dimensions, Urban Climate, Planning, and Biometeorology I

 Cochairs: Anthony J. Brazel, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Jay Golden, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ
1:00 PM1.1The use of the Airborne Thermal/Visible Land Application Sensor (ATLAS) to Determine the Surface Energy Response for Urban Areas  
Jeffrey C. Luvall, MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and D. Rickman and D. A. Quattrochi
1:30 PM1.2Using DyMSiM to model the response of important disease vectors to urban environments and climate in Tucson, Arizona  
Cory W. Morin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. C. Comrie
1:45 PM1.3Climate Conditions Associated with Heat Related Emergency Dispatches  
Donna A. Hartz, Arizona State Univ., Scottsdale, AZ; and A. Brazel and J. Golden
2:00 PM1.4Preliminary assessment of the air quality effects of trees: An urban forestry-based SIP measure in Sacramento, California  
James R. Simpson, USDA Forest Service, Davis, CA; and E. G. McPherson
2:15 PM1.5A Decision Support System for Human Health Vulnerability to Urban Climate Change  
Jay Golden, School of Sustainability & National Center of Excellence at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2:30 PM1.6Urban Heat Island Mitigation and Life Cycle CO2 Reduction by Installation of Urban Heat Island Countermeasures  extended abstract
Tomohiko Ihara, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and Y. Kikegawa, K. Oka, K. Yamaguchi, Y. Endo, and Y. Genchi
2:45 PM1.7Million trees LA canopy cover assessment  
E. Gregory McPherson, Center for Urban Forest Research, US Forest Service, Davis, CA; and J. R. Simpson, Q. Xiao, and C. Wu
3:00 PM1.8Mesoscale and meso-urban modeling of heat islands and control: Evaluation of potential ozone air-quality impacts in California (Formerly 2.1)  
Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc., Martinez, CA; and R. Bornstein

Monday, 10 September 2007: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, Boardroom

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