89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Joint Session 11: Urban Canopy and Roughness Sublayers

Monday, 12 January 2009: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 124B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Gail-Tirrell Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory
  4:00 PM
Measurements of concentration and dispersion in model urban canopies
Pablo Huq, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and L. White and S. Dharmavaram

  4:15 PM
Estimates of air and pollutant exchange for street canyon in combined wind-buoyancy driven flow using the RANS renormalized group k-e turbulence model
Chun-Ho Liu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong; and W. C. Cheng and D. Y. C. Leung

  4:45 PM
LES analysis of turbulent boundary-layer flow over urban-like building arrays with various spatial arrangement and height distribution
Hiromasa Nakayama, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Takemi and N. Haruyasu

Poster PDF (263.6 kB)
Temporal and spatial variability of the vertical transport of heat and carbon dioxide in the urban roughness sublayer

  5:15 PM
Eight stable urban environment characteristics
Gail-Tirrell Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM

Poster PDF (129.2 kB)
  5:30 PM
Coherent structures within a North American street canyon
Sean C. Arms, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein