Poster Session 7 Special Topics in Weather, Climate and the New Energy Economy

Wednesday, 26 January 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Host: Second Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy

Ensemble wind speed forecasting for a wind plant in British Columbia
Selena Katharine Farris, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and M. Rucker, R. B. Stull, and H. Modzelewski

Handout (7.8 MB)

Observed and simulated interactions between electricity consumption and urban surface air temperatures in downtown Tokyo and Osaka
Yukihiro Kikegawa, Meisei Univ., Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Ohashi, T. Ihara, and H. Kondo

Regional climate modeling and energy demand projections for selected Colorado sites
Glenn Higgins, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and K. Darmenova, D. Apling, and H. Kiley

Solar Thermal Drinking Water Production: Weather Challenges and Climate Change
Hugo A. Loaiciga, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Development of low cost X-Band Radar for rain reflectivity measurements in the western region of Puerto Rico
Gianni Alexis Pablos, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR; and J. G. Colom, J. Ortiz, S. Cruz-Pol, and J. Trabal

Analysis of solar radiation measurements for decentralized solar energy usage in the New York City metropolitan area
Beate G. Liepert, NWRA NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and C. D. Klose

Wind ramp events at an Iowa wind farm: a climatology and evaluation of WRF ensemble forecast skill
William A. Gallus Jr., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and A. J. Deppe
Manuscript (741.1 kB)

Handout (894.3 kB)

Improvement of a wind map over the Korean Peninsula based on mesoscale model WRF
Young-Jean Choi, National Institute of Meteorological Research, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. Y. Byon and B. K. Seo

Automatic Wind Turbine Detection Using Level-II Data
B. L. Cheong, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. D. Palmer and S. M. Torres

Handout (11.5 MB)

The effects of varying meteorological conditions on power production at a central North American wind farm
Brian Joseph Vanderwende, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Lundquist

Handout (454.9 kB)

A comparison of turbine-based and farm-based methods for converting wind to power
Julia M. Pearson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Wiener, B. Lambi, and W. Myers
Manuscript (444.5 kB)

Handout (957.4 kB)

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