Joint Session 11 Urban Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

Thursday, 26 January 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
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 )
Chandana Mitra, Auburn University, Department of Geosciences, Auburn, AL

10:30 AM
Urban Sustainable Solutions for Energy and Air Quality Impacts Using Green Infrastructure
Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and R. Kumar, A. Martilli, H. J. S. Fernando, A. F. Hamlet, and F. Chen

10:45 AM
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
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
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
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