Session 9 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment

Program Chairs: Jan Kleissl , University of California, San Diego ; Xuemei Wang , Sun Yat-sen University ; Jorge E. Gonzalez , NOAA/CREST ; Dev Niyogi , Purdue University

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 2
Urban Canopy and Roughness Sublayers-Part ll
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
2:00 PM
2.1
Understanding Urban HOST Hypothesis with SURF Field Data
Jielun Sun, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Z. Cheng, M. Zhou, J. Li, and J. Dou
2:15 PM
2.2

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Urban Canopy and Roughness Sublayers - Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
262
Efficiently Representing Thermal Processes in Urban Canopy Models
Mathew Lipson, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; and M. A. Hart and M. Thatcher

263
On the Momentum and Scalar Roughness Lengths of Urban Surfaces
Qi Li, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. Bou-Zeid and S. Grimmond

Poster 266 has been moved. New paper number is 1.3A

268
Evaluation of an Urban Canopy Model with Enhanced Hydrologic Processes in a Tropical City: the Role of Tree Evapotranspiration
Xuan Liu, MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore, Singapore; and X. Li, E. Velasco, S. Harshan, and M. Roth

269
Evaluating SU2 for Simulation of Urban Canopy Layer Flow
Kathrin Feige, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany; and A. Middel, S. Krayenhoff, B. L. Ruddell, T. Albring, and N. R. Gauger

270
Large Eddy Simulation of Flows over Heated Urban-like Cubical Buildings
Lei Peng, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and Y. Li


Poster Session 2
Urban Development, Planning, and Sustainability
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Cochairs: Jorge Gonzalez, City College of New York; Chandana Mitra, Auburn University
273
Assessment of the Role of Urban Vegetation in the City of Bolzano (Italy) with WRF/UCM Model Simulations
Gianluca Pappaccogli, University of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy; and L. Giovannini and D. Zardi

274
Near Surface Atmospheric Impacts Resulting from a Developing Metropolitan Area
Bradley G. Illston, Oklahoma Climatological Survey/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Basara

275
Global Urbanization and its Implications in Environmental Sustainability
Yuyu Zhou, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and X. LI and G. R. Asrar

278
Closing the Gap between Urban Climate and Urban Planning
Michael Sascha Henninger, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany; and M. Rumberg
Manuscript (1.3 MB)


Poster Session 3
Weather Forecasting for Cities
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 3
Bornstein Named Session-Part l
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc.
4:15 PM
3.2

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 4
Bornstein Named Session-Part ll
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc.

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 5
Urban Energy and Water Balances
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Valery Masson, Meteo France / CNRS
10:30 AM
5.1
Rapid Modification of Land Surface Temperature during Rainfall
Hamidreza Omidvar, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. Bou-Zeid, J. Song, J. Yang, G. Arwatz, C. Byers, Z. Wang, M. Hultmark, and K. Kaloush
10:45 AM
5.2
Influence of Thermal and Moisture Capacities of Building Materials on Urban Microclimate by Multi-transport Modeling
Aytac Kubilay, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Duebendorf, Switzerland; and D. Derome and J. Carmeliet
11:00 AM
5.3
Evaluation of the Simulated Spatio-Temporal Variability of the Anthropogenic Heat Flux in the Agglomeration of Toulouse, France
Robert Schoetter, CNRM, Toulouse, France; and A. Amosse, E. Bocher, M. Bonhomme, A. Bourgeois, S. Faraut, J. Hidalgo, A. Lemonsu, J. P. Levy, V. Masson, G. Petit, and N. Tornay
11:30 AM
5.5
Impact of Cool Roofs on Urban Energy Utilization in a Future Warm Climate
Mukul Tewari, TWC, an IBM Business, New York, NY; and F. Salamanca, A. Martilli, L. A. Treinish, and A. Mahalov
11:45 AM
5.6
Global High Resolution Anthropogenic Heat Flux Database
Yue Dong, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and A. C. G. Varquez and M. Kanda

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 3
Extreme Heat I: Social, Physiological, and Climatological Mechanisms Driving Health Outcomes and Connections with Indoor Environments
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Chair: Jennifer Vanos, UC San Diego
1:30 PM
J3.1
Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke
Jan Null, San Jose State University, Saratoga, CA
1:45 PM
J3.2
Recording files available
Session 6
Observations and Field Studies of Urban Climate
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Shiguang Miao, Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration
1:30 PM
6.1
Modeling and Observations of the Structure and Evolution of the Urban Boundary Layer of New York City
David Melecio, City College, New York, NY; and J. Gonzalez, P. Ramamurthy, and M. Arend
1:45 PM
6.2
Long-term Observations of Energy Balance Fluxes Over a Tropical Residential Neighborhood and Application to Urban Microclimate Modeling
Matthias Roth, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; and C. Jansson, E. Velasco, and S. Harshan
2:00 PM
6.3
Assessing Urban Effects on the Climate of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo
Amauri P. Oliveira, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and E. P. Marques Filho, M. Ferreira, F. N. D. Ribeiro, J. Soares, G. Codato, P. Mlakar, M. Boznar, M. M. R. Pereira, E. S. Assis, M. Cassol, J. Escobedo, A. Dal Pai, J. R. A. França, M. P. Sanchez, L. C. Silveira, B. Buzati, and J. Nofoente
2:15 PM
6.4A

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 4
Observations and Field Studies of Urban Climate - Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Shiguang Miao, Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration
756
Heat Exposure in Informal Settlements in Nairobi, Kenya
Anna A. Scott, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and J. Okoth, H. Misiani, A. Jordan, G. Ouma, B. F. Zaitchik, J. Arrighi, R. Anyah, E. Jjemba, S. Verjee, and D. Waugh

757
Efficiency of Turbulent Transfer over an Urban Surface in Relation to Seasonal Changes in Source Area Patchiness
Caitlin Iris Semmens, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and A. Christen

Handout (2.3 MB)

760
Diurnal and seasonal changes of d13C and d18O in carbon dioxide measured by eddy covariance over an urban surface
Andreas Christen, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and A. Black, B. Crawford, L. B. Flanagan, R. Ketler, Z. Nesic, and C. I. Semmens

Handout (2.2 MB)

Poster 761 has been moved. New paper number is 6.4A.

762
Weather and Climate Measurements in Urban Domes
William Callahan, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD


Poster Session 5
Other Topics in Urban Environment
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
763
Implementing WUDAPT into fast urbanization of mega-regions in China
Chao Ren, Institute of Future Cities, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong; and M. Cai, Y. Xu, and R. WANG
Manuscript (1.3 MB)

Handout (9.5 MB)

764
A Comparison Study between Local Climate Zone Mapping by GIS-based Method and WUDAPT Method
Ran WANG, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong; and C. Ren, Y. Xu, K. Lau, and J. HO

765
766
767
Incorporation of Urban Form and Function for Improved Correlation Between Land Use Types and Land Surface Temperatures
Anamika Shreevastava, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Bhalachandran, I. Garcia-Dorado, D. Aliaga, and D. Niyogi

768
Comparing WUDAPT Level 0 Cartography with a More Detailed Urban Database. Some Examples for French Cities Using the MAPUCE Database
Julia Hidalgo, Interdisciplinary Laboratory on Solidarity, Society and Territory, Toulouse, France; and V. Masson, R. Schoetter, G. Petit, E. Bocher, and G. Dumas

769
MRA as a Scale-Adaptive Driver for WUDAPT: An Example from Energy-related Applications
Marina K.-A. Neophytou, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus; and P. Mouzourides, A. Kyprianou, R. Choudhary, and J. Ching

770
Accessing New Cities for Urban Climate Modelling and Study
Oscar Brousse, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; and A. Martilli, M. Foley, G. Mills, B. Bechtel, K. Hammerberg, L. See, S. Bhalachandran, D. Niyogi, M. Demuzere, N. P. M. van Lipzig, and J. Ching

Poster 771 has been moved. New paper number is 9.5A


Poster Session 6
Urban Energy and Water Balances - Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Valery Masson, Meteo France / CNRS
772
Improving the Representation of Latent Heat Fluxes on Operational Forecast Models for Beijing, China
Miao Yu, China Meteorology Administration, Beijing, China; and P. Ramamurthy, S. Miao, and J. Gonzalez

773
Applications of Remote Sensing and Modeling to Study Urban Energy Systems and Processes
Mark Arend, City College of New York, New York, NY; and V. Dominguez, A. Diaz, M. Bah, M. Dagan, L. Ortiz, D. Melecio, J. E. Gonzalez, and F. Moshary

775
Impacts of Regional Climate and Urbanization Changes on Power Consumption in Mexico City Valley
Alvaro Lentz, Universidad Autonoma de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; and J. Gonzalez and M. E. Angeles

776
Urban Composition and Surface Temperature at Multiple Scales Using Airborne Spectroscopic and Thermal Imaging
Erin B. Wetherley, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and D. A. Roberts and J. P. McFadden

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
Joint Session 4
Extreme Heat II: Understanding the Social, Physiological, and Climatological Mechanisms Driving Health Outcomes in Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Chair: Hunter Jones, NOAA
4:45 PM
J4.4
Heat Exposure and Injuries among High School Football Players
Andrew Grundstein, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; and S. Poore, B. Cooper, and S. E. Sarnat
5:00 PM
J4.5
A Comparison of Personal, Area, and Regional Measurements of Heat Exposure in Roofing Workers
Miriam Calkins, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Spector and K. Y. Lin
Recording files available
Themed Joint Session 10
Observations on Urban Fluxes and Boundary Layers: Recent Significant Developments and Open Challenges
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the AMS Committee on Boundary Layers and Turbulence )
Cochairs: Elie Bou Zeid, Princeton University; Jorge E. Gonzalez, City College
4:45 PM
TJ10.4
Advancing Understanding of Urban Weather and Climate
Gert-Jan Steeneveld, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands

5:00 PM
TJ10.5
Observing The Boundary-layer Dynamics Over New York City
Prathap Ramamurthy, City College, New York, NY; and J. E. Gonzalez, F. Moshary, and M. Arend
5:15 PM
TJ10.6
Observations on Urban Fluxes and Boundary Layers in Beijing
Shiguang Miao, Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and R. Bornstein and J. Sun

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 7
Modeling, Observation, and Input Data Requirements for Understanding and Predicting Interdisciplinary Urban Phenomena
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc.
8:30 AM
7.1
Observation and Modeling of Urban Climate Variability at Local Scale
Aude Lemonsu, Meteo France / CNRS, Toulouse, France; and C. de Munck, J. Le Bras, N. Gaudio, and V. Masson
8:45 AM
7.2
Urban Multi-Scale Environmental Predictor (UMEP): A New Tool to Deliver City Based Climate Services
Sue Grimmond, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and F. Lindberg, J. G. Tan, A. M. Gabey, H. C. Ward, C. W. Kent, T. Sun, and L. Jarvi

9:15 AM
7.4
Sensitivity Analysis of the MORUSES Canopy Model over Singapore
Andres Simon-Moral, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; and A. Dipankar, M. Roth, and X. Y. Huang
9:30 AM
7.5
On the use of Cell Phones data to characterize the Atmosphere in Urban Areas
Alberto Martilli, Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas, Madrid, Spain; and T. Betancourt and L. Delle Monache
9:45 AM
7.6
A Climatology of Urban Surface Heat Islands Derived from Hemispherical Radiometric Surface Temperatures
Michael A. Allen, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada; and J. A. Voogt and A. Christen

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Recording files available
Joint Session 5
Extreme Heat III — The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Developing Networks & Communities of Practice for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the Board on Global Strategies; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Cochairs: Kristie L. Ebi, University of Washington; Christofer Astrom, Umea University
10:45 AM
J5.2
11:00 AM
J5.3
Reducing Heat-Health Vulnerability in India
Kim Knowlton, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, NY; and D. Mavalankar, P. Ganguly, A. Tiwari, P. Dutta, L. Sathish, P. Sheffield, N. Kaur, A. Jaiswal, and J. J. Hess
Recording files available
Joint Session 6
Urban Air Quality, Heat Stress, and Public Health in Urban Areas
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Chair: Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc.
10:30 AM
J6.1
Jack Rabbit II–2015 Field Experiment on Winds and Turbulence and Chlorine Dispersion in a Built Environment
Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME; and J. Chang, T. Spicer, M. Sohn, S. B. Fox, M. Whitmire, L. Stockham, A. Hendrick, D. Storwold, E. Vernon, and T. Mazzola
10:45 AM
J6.2
Air Pollution Episodes Associated with Prescribed Burns in Sydney Australia
Melissa A. Hart, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; and G. Di Virgilio

11:00 AM
J6.3A
An Investigation of High-Ozone Episodes during the California Baseline Ozone Transport Study (CABOTS)
Sen Chiao, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and A. J. Eiserloh Jr.

11:15 AM
J6.4
Mesoscale Meteorological Impacts on Criteria Air Pollutants Along Utah's Wasatch Front as Measured by Mobile Platforms
Erik T. Crosman, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel, A. A. Jacques, L. Mitchell, J. C. Lin, and B. Fasoli
11:45 AM
J6.6
High Resolution Mapping of Exposure to Urban Air Pollution
Masoud Ghandehari, New York University, Brooklyn, NY; and S. Feng, D. Ma, and M. Aghamohamadnia
12:00 PM
Investigation of High Ozone Episodes during the California Baseline Ozone Transport Study - Arthur Eiserloh

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Recording files available
Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, US Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1
Recording files available
Joint Session 8
Extreme Heat IV — The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Defining Extreme Heat & Lead times for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the Board on Global Strategies; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Kim Knowlton, Natural Resources Defense Council
1:45 PM
J8.2
Quantifying the Risk of Compound Heat Wave Events
Jane Wilson Baldwin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and J. Dessy, G. A. Vecchi, and M. Oppenheimer

2:00 PM
J8.3
Enhancing Resilience to Heat Extremes: Multi-model Forecasting of Excessive Heat Events at Subseasonal Lead Times
Augustin Vintzileos, University of Maryland/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Gottschalck, A. Allgood, and M. Halpert
Recording files available
Joint Session
Mesoscale to Urban Scale Modeling Capabilities for Air Pollution Research and Prediction
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Chairs: Xuemei Wang, Sun Yat-sen University; Masoud Ghandehari, New York University
1:30 PM
J.1A
Field Studies of Urban Emissions
Masoud Ghandehari, New York University, Brooklyn, NY; and M. Aghamohamadnia, A. karpf, and G. Dobler

2:15 PM
J.4

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Joint Poster Session 1
Urban Air Quality, Heat Stress, and Public Health in Urban Areas
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Cochairs: Jorge Gonzalez, City College of New York; Masoud Ghandehari, New York University
Poster 1339 has been moved. New paper number is 9.6A.

Poster 1341 has been moved. New paper number is J6.3A

1342
Mixing of a Passive Scalar in an Urban-Street Canyon
Guangdong Duan, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong; and K. Ngan and J. G. Jackson

Handout (4.9 MB)

1345
Constructing An Event Based Aerosol Product Under High Aerosol Loading Conditions
Yingxi SHI, USRA, Green Belt, MD; and R. Levy, S. Mattoo, L. Remer, and J. Zhang

1346
Sources and Temporal Variability in Summertime Ambient Mercury in Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Lynne Gratz, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO; and E. Laufman and E. Mattson

1348
Study of Human Thermal Comfort in Urban Environments: A Case Study in Santa Maria-RS, Brazil
João Paulo Assis Gobo, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and E. Galvani, J. L. A. Nercolino Sr., P. Ziani, A. C. Iensse, and M. C. Celuppi

Poster 1349 has been moved. New paper number is J.1A.

1350
The Role Of Urban Street Canyon Geometry In The Pollutant Removal Capacity
Marina K.-A. Neophytou, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus; and A. Kubilay, C. Marakkos, J. Allegrini, S. Matsentides, M. Loizou, and J. Carmeliet


Joint Poster Session 2
Urban Resiliency
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment )
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
1351
An Analysis of 100 Climate Proofing Strategies of the C-40 Cities
Anamika Shreevastava, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Bhalachandran, P. S. Rao, P. Modak, and D. Niyogi

1354
The Lombardo Welcome Center: Millersville University's First Net-Zero Energy Building
Kathleen V. Schreiber, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA
Manuscript (97.5 kB)


Joint Poster Session 3
Impact of Extreme Weather and Climate on Urban Environment
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
Poster 1358 has been moved. New paper number is J11.3A

1359
Simulation of Density Driven Down-Gusts and their Interaction with Street Canyons
Alexandra Richter, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and B. Ruck, N. Mayer, S. Mohr, and M. Kunz

Handout (1.8 MB)


Poster Session 7
Impacts of Urban Environments on Precipitation and flood
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Dev Niyogi, Purdue University
1361

Poster Session 8
Mesoscale to Urban Scale Modeling Capabilities for Air Pollution Research and Prediction - Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
1368
Urban Atmospheric Flow Modeling Using a Lattice Boltzmann Model
Yansen Wang, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and B. MacCall and G. Huynh

1369
On the Sensitivity of Urban Flow and Ventilation to Time-Dependent Inflow Perturbations
Guangdong Duan, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong; and K. Ngan and K. W. LO

Handout (5.9 MB)


Poster Session 9
Modeling, Observation, and Input Data Requirements for Understanding and Predicting Interdisciplinary Urban Phenomena - Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Cochairs: Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc.; Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
1371
Progress Towards High-Accuracy, High-Precision, High-Resolution Monitoring of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions:  Results from INFLUX
Kenneth J. Davis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and T. A. Bonin, M. Cambaliza, A. Deng, R. M. Hardesty, A. Brewer, K. Gurney, R. Harvey, A. Heimburger, A. Karion, A. E. Kerlo, T. Lauvaux, I. Lopez-Coto, D. K. Martins, K. McKain, N. L. Miles, R. Patarasuk, K. Prasad, S. J. Richardson, O. Salmon, D. P. Sarmiento, P. B. Shepson, D. Stauffer, C. Sweeney, J. Turnbull, I. Vimont, J. R. Whetstone, J. Wang, and K. Wu

1373
Effects of Unstable Thermal Stratification on Vertical fluxes of Heat and Momentum in Urban Areas
Andres Simon-Moral, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; and J. L. Santiago and A. Martilli

1375
A first satellite-based observational assessment of urban thermal anisotropy
Leiqiu Hu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. J. Monaghan, J. A. Voogt, and M. Barlage

1377
Urban and Rural Boundary Layer Characteristics Assessed From Ceilometer Observations
Luke Leclair-Marzolf, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. S. Young and J. Horel

1378
1379
Daytime Surface Urban Heat Island with Respect to Urban Morphology: A Case Study in Hangzhou, China
Liang Chen, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China; and S. Miao and X. He

1380
1381
Satellite-derived Urban Parameters for Mesoscale Weather Modeling in A Megacity
Nisrina Setyo Darmanto, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and A. C. G. Varquez and M. Kanda

1383
Mapping and Modeling of Urban Surface Thermal Radiation
Masoud Ghandehari, New York University, Brooklyn, NY; and T. Emig, M. Aghamohamadnia, and A. karpf


Poster Session 10
Smart Cities - Pervasive Sensing
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Jan Kleissl, University of California, San Diego
1385
Environmental Monitoring of Urban Environment Using Inexpensive Sensors
Chris Phillips, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and U. S. Nair and W. C. Iwasko

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Session 10
Extreme Heat V — The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Decision Support & Evaluation Across Domestic and International Partnerships for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the Board on Global Strategies; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Juli Trtanj, NOAA
4:00 PM
J10.1
Building a Decision-Support Tool for Adaptation to Extreme Heat
Nik C. Steinberg, Four Twenty Seven Climate Solutions, Berkeley, CA
4:15 PM
J10.2
Lessons from the MEDMI (Medical & Environmental Data: A Mashup Infrastructure) Project on the Challenges in Facilitating Rapid Progress in Understanding of Weather & Health Linkages
Brian W Golding, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and L. Fleming, A. Kessel, A. Haines, C. Sarran, H. Gordon-Brown, and S. Leonelli

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 26 January 2017

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Joint Session 9
Intersections of Global Climate Change and Urbanization
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment )
Chair: Dev Niyogi, Purdue University
8:30 AM
J9.1
Urban Effects on Summertime Air Temperature in Germany under Climate Change
Sebastian Schubert, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany; and S. Grossman-Clarke and D. Fenner
9:00 AM
J9.3
Reduced Urban Heat Island with Warmer Climate
Anna A. Scott, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and D. Waugh and B. F. Zaitchik
9:15 AM
J9.4
Investigating the Climate Impacts of Urbanization and the Potential for Cool Roofs to Counter Future Climate Change in Los Angeles
George Ban-Weiss, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and P. Vahmani, F. Sun, and A. Hall

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Joint Session 11
Urban Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment )
Chair: Chandana Mitra, Auburn University
10:30 AM
J11.1
Urban Sustainable Solutions for Energy and Air Quality Impacts Using Green Infrastructure
Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; and R. Kumar, A. Martilli, H. J. S. Fernando, A. F. Hamlet, and F. Chen

10:45 AM
J11.2
Simulating the Efficacy of Targeted Urban Heat Mitigation for Vulnerable Populations
Peter Crank, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and D. J. Sailor, M. Taleghani, and G. Ban-Weiss
11:00 AM
J11.3A
Urban Impacts on New York City Weather During a Heat Wave
Luis Ortiz, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. Gonzalez, R. D. Bornstein, W. Wu, and J. S. Tongue

11:15 AM
J11.4
Effectiveness of Cool Walls on Urban Energy and Thermal Comfort: From Semi-Arid to Tropical Climate
Negin Nazarian, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore, Singapore; and N. Dumas, L. K. Norford, and J. Kleissl

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 8
Impacts of Urban Environments on Precipitation and flood
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Chair: Dev Niyogi, Purdue University
1:30 PM
8.1
1:45 PM
8.2
Urban Flood Analytics Using Community Reporting
Sina Kashuk, NOAA-CREST, City University of New York, New York, NY; and M. Grossberg, M. Ghandehari, and R. Khanbilvardi

2:00 PM
8.3
2:30 PM
8.5

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

3:30 PM-4:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 9
World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools (WUDAPT)
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment
Cochairs: Dev Niyogi, Purdue University; Negin Nazarian, University of California
3:30 PM
9.1
The WUDAPT Project: Status of Database and Portal Tools
Gerald Mills, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; and B. Bechtel, M. Foley, J. Ching, L. See, J. Feddema, and M. Tamminga
3:45 PM
9.2
4:00 PM
9.3
Architectural Archetypes Database Propositions for WUDAPT
Valéry Masson, Meteo-France/CNRS, Toulouse, France; and M. Bonhomme, J. Hidalgo, N. Tornay, S. Faraut, and R. Schoetter
4:15 PM
9.4
4:30 PM
9.5A
4:45 PM
9.6A
Investigation of the Impact of Urbanization Under the 2015 Delhi Heat Wave Scenario
Dev Niyogi, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Bhalachandran, O. Brousse, M. Jain, A. Shreevastava, and A. P. Jain

5:00 PM
DEV NIYOGI TALK - Dev Niyogi
5:15 PM
The WUDAPT Platform as a Basis for Global Scale Urban Climate Modeling - Johannes Feddema