92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 4 Impact of Vegetation & Trees on Air Pollution

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 339 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 17th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA
Chair:  Michael J. Brown, LANL
  8:30 AM
Street Canyon Vegetation Very Effectively Improves Urban Air Quality
Thomas A.M. Pugh, Lancaster Univ., Lancaster, Lancashire, United Kingdom; and A. R. MacKenzie, J. D. Whyatt, and C. N. Hewitt
  8:45 AM
Impact of Urban Trees on the Urban Heat Island and Air Quality
Christopher P. Loughner, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. Allen, D. L. Zhang, K. E. Pickering, R. R. Dickerson, and L. Landry
  9:00 AM
Assessing the Impact of Street Trees on Natural Ventilation Through the Use of Field Measurements
Nina Glover, University College, London, United Kingdom; and L. Malki-Epshtein and B. Croxford

  9:15 AM
On the Nocturnal Decay of Isoprene in a Semi-Urban Environment
D.C. Doughty III, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. Fuentes, K. Sanchez, and R. Sakai
  9:30 AM
The Aerodynamic Role of Trees on City Breathability in Urban-Like Geometries
Riccardo Buccolieri, Univ. of Salento, Lecce, Italy; and S. M. Salim and S. Di Sabatino