Fifth Conference on Urban Environment

Session 9

 fine scale modeling with improved land surface, land cover databases (parallel with sessions J1, J2, J4, J5, 3, and 10)
 Cochairs: Jason K.S. Ching, NERL, Research Triangle park, NC; Rick Fry, DTRA, Alexandria, VA; Steve Burian, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
8:25 AMIntroductory Remarks  
8:30 AM9.1Urban morphological analysis for mesoscale meteorological and dispersion modeling applications: current issues  extended abstract wrf recording
Steven Burian, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. J. Brown, J. K. S. Ching, M. L. Cheuk, M. Yuan, W. Han, and A. T. McKinnon
8:45 AM9.2Neighborhood scale air quality modeling in Houston using urban canopy parameters in MM5 and CMAQ with improved characterization of mesoscale lake-land breeze circulation  extended abstract wrf recording
Jason Ching, NOAA/ARL and U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. Dupont, R. C. Gilliam, S. Burian, and R. Tang
9:00 AM9.3High-resolution dataset of urban canopy parameters for Houston, Texas  extended abstract wrf recording
Steven Burian, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and S. W. Stetson, W. S. Han, J. K. S. Ching, and D. W. Byun
9:15 AM9.4Assessment of methods for creating a national building statistics database for atmospheric dispersion modeling  extended abstract wrf recording
Srinivas Pradeep Velugubantla, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and S. Burian, M. J. Brown, W. Han, A. T. McKinnon, and T. N. McPherson
9:30 AM9.5The Geographic and Environmental Database Information System (GEDIS) as a tool for urban dispersion modeling  extended abstract
Richard N. Fry Jr., Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA; and I. H. Griffiths, I. Crawford, T. Dudman, M. Gilbert, and D. Stewart
9:45 AM9.6A federated partnership for urban meteorological and air quality modeling  extended abstract
David J. Williams, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. Ching
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:30 AM9.7Evaluation of the accuracy of national land use datasets for the development of urban canopy parameterizations  extended abstract
Timothy N. McPherson, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. J. Brown and S. J. Burian
10:45 AM9.8Utilization of satellite-derived high resolution land use/land cover data for the meteorological, emissions, and air quality modeling  extended abstract
Daewon W. Byun, University of Houston, Houston, TX; and S. T. Kim, F. Y. Cheng, S. Stetson, D. J. Nowak, M. Estes, and D. Hitchcock
11:00 AM9.9Fine Scale Meteorological Simulations of the Houston-Galveston Metropolitan Area with LANDSAT-Derived High-Resolution Land Use and Land Cover Datasets  extended abstract wrf recording
Fang-Yi Cheng, University of Houston, Houston, TX; and S. T. Kim, D. W. Byun, and S. Stetson
11:15 AM9.10Application of the urbanized MM5 to the Houston-Galveston TX region  
Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc., Martinez, CA; and R. D. Bornstein, S. Dupont, and J. Ching
11:30 AM9.11Utilizing the Coupled WRF/LSM/Urban Modeling System with Detailed Urban Classification to Simulate the Urban Heat Island Phenomena over the Greater Houston Area  extended abstract
Fei Chen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Kusaka, M. Tewari, J. W. Bao, and H. Hirakuchi
11:45 AM9.12CFD modeling of fine scale flow and transport in the Houston metropolitan area, Texas  extended abstract wrf recording
Sang-Mi Lee, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and H. J. S. Fernando, D. W. Byun, and J. Ching
12:00 PMLunch Break  
1:30 PM9.13Mesoscale modeling of the impact of anthropogenic heating on the urban climate of Houston—the role of spatial and temporal resolution   wrf recording
David J. Sailor, Portland State University, Portland, OR; and H. Fan
1:45 PM9.14Evaluation of the urban soil model SM2-U on the city center of Marseille (France)   wrf recording
Sylvain Dupont, CNRS, Nantes, France; and P. G. Mestayer
Ryozo Ooka, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Harayama, S. Murakami, and H. Kondo
2:15 PM9.16Determination of the spatial and temporal distribution of population for air toxics exposure assessments  extended abstract
Timothy N. McPherson, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and A. Ivey, M. J. Brown, and G. E. Streit
2:30 PM9.17Dispersion modeling of traffic emissions in cities  
Petra Kastner-Klein, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Wednesday, 25 August 2004: 8:25 AM-2:45 PM

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