Impact of Extreme Weather and Climate on Urban Environment

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room C212 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction )
Cochairs:  A.A.M. Holtslag, Wageningen University, Meteorology and Air Quality Section, Wageningen, -, Netherlands and James A. Voogt, Geography, Western University, London, ON, Canada
  4:00 PM
Summer in the City—Forecasting and Mapping Human Thermal Comfort in Urban Areas
A. A. M. Holtslag, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; and R. J. Ronda, G. J. Steeneveld, B. G. Heusinkveld, and M. V. D. Harst

  4:15 PM
High-Resolution, Coupled Hydro-Meteorological Modelling for Operational Forecasting of Severe Flooding Events in Rio de Janeiro
Lloyd A. Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and J. P. Cipriani, A. P. Praino, R. Cerqueira, M. N. D. Santos, V. C. V. B. Segura, I. C. Oliveira, L. C. V. Real, K. Mantripragada, and P. Jourdan
  4:30 PM
Experiences with a 100m versions of the Unified Model over an urban area
Humphrey W. Lean, Met Office, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom
  4:45 PM
  5:15 PM
On the Genesis and Evolution of the Summer 2013 Heat Wave Event In New York City: Observations and Modeling
Estatio Gutierrez, City College, New York, NY; and J. E. González, D. Melecio, M. Arend, B. Bornstein, and A. Martilli