Poster Session (I)

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Monday, 3 February 2014: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment
Cochairs:  Amanda J. Schroeder, Department of Geography, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA and Qi Li, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Assessment of human biometeorological conditions in urban areas embedded in complex topographies in Southwest Germany
Andreas Matzarakis, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, , Germany; and C. Ketterer

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Modeling the Influence of Open Water Surfaces on the Summertime Temperature and Thermal Comfort in the City
Natalie Theeuwes, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; and A. Solcerová and G. J. Steeneveld

On the Investigation of Mesoscale Dynamic and Aerosols Effects on Precipitation over a Urban Tropical Sea-Breeze Environment: Observations and Modeling
Nathan Hosannah, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR; and J. E. González, D. Comarazamy, S. Bracho, H. Parsiani, L. Tavarez, and S. Llantin

Los Angeles Sea-Breeze Thermal Response Field Studies
Pedro sequerra, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. E. González, K. McDonald, and S. LaDochy

Future Change in Wintertime Urban Heat Island in Tokyo Metropolitan Area
Masayuki Hara, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; and S. A. Adachi, H. Kusaka, and F. Kimura

Comparison of Methodologies for Detecting Convective Initiation Due to Differences in Land Use
Alex M. Haberlie, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and W. S. Ashley and T. J. Pingel

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Impact of global warming on the sensible heat load in a detached house in Tokyo in the 2030s
Hideki Kikumoto, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and R. Ooka and Y. Arima

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Investigation of urban landslide characteristics by summer heavy rain
Ri Jin, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea; and H. Y. Zheng and K. S. Lee
Manuscript (8.7 kB)

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Development and Testing of a Spatially Resolved Urban Land Surface Model Utilizing Parallel Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs)
Daniel C. Alexander, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and N. Shingleton, K. A. Briggs, M. Overby, J. Clark, S. Halverson, E. R. Pardyjak, P. Willemsen, and R. Stoll

Los Angeles Urban Heat Islands: Land Use, Pacific and Climate Change Influences
Brandi Gamelin, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and F. Hsu, S. LaDochy, P. Ramirez, H. Ye, P. Sequera, J. Gonzalez, K. McDonald, and W. C. Patzert

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Hybrid Downscaling Model for the High Resolution Urban Ueat Island Effects with the Global Warming
Fujio Kimura, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Japan; and T. Yoshikane, S. A. Adachi, and M. Hara

Using WRF-UCM to assess the impacts of an urban archipelago on climate in the Northeast US
Theresa Andersen, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. M. Shepherd and L. Bounoua

Adopting STRONG Cities (Simulation Technologies for the Realization of Next Generation Cities) concept
Neha Ganesh, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and P. Schmid, D. Aliaga, and D. Niyogi

Microclimate Analysis of Observations in a Master-Planned Residential Community in Arizona
Benjamin L. Ruddell, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; and W. T. L. Chow

Determining the Urban Heat Island intensity of Kolkata City with suggestive mitigation techniques
Chandana Mitra, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; and D. Pradhan and R. Bhowmick

Effects of urban redevelopment on wind corridor and thermal environment in urban area
Hojin Yang, National Institute of Meteorological Research, Seoul, South Korea; and C. Yi, H. G. Kwon, Y. H. Kim, and H. S. Jung

Assessing Multiscale Hydrometeorological and Hydrologic Feedbacks due to urbanization over the San Francisco Bay Area
Gopal Penny, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and J. Palomino, S. Thompson, P. Schmid, and D. Niyogi

New York City Thermal Cycle Assessment and Neighborhood Temperature Variations Due to the Urban Heat Island
Rouzbeh Nazari, NOAA/City University, New York, NY; and M. Ghandehari, M. Karimi, B. L. Vant-Hull, and D. R. Khanbilvardi

Modelling the influence of urbanization in the 20th century on the temperature record of weather station De Bilt (Netherlands)
S. Koopmans, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; and N. Theeuwes, G. J. Steeneveld, and A. A. M. Holtslag

Moderation of summertime heat-island phenomena via modification of the urban form in the Tokyo metropolitan area
Sachiho A. Adachi, JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan; and F. Kimura, H. Kusaka, M. Duda, Y. Yamagata, H. Seya, K. Nakamichi, and T. Aoyagi

Linking shading patterns of trees in Phoenix, AZ to thermal comfort
Ariane Middel, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and K. Häb, A. J. Brazel, C. A. Martin, and B. L. Ruddell

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An urban micro-climate model for assessing impacts of Water Sensitive Urban Design
Kerry A. Nice, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia; and N. Tapper, J. Beringer, A. Coutts, and S. Krayenhoff

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