Fourth Symposium on the Urban Environment

Session 6

 Mitigation of urban heat islands: scientific and regulatory aspects, implementation and cost-effectiveness issues, local perspectives, and quantification of environmental impacts.
 Organizer: David Sailor, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
11:00 AM6.1Impacts of urban land cover change on the Convective Boundary Layer (CBL) in Baltimore-Washington DC  
Jimmy O. Adegoke, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and K. Gallo, R. Pielke, L. Steyaert, and W. P. Kustas
6.2The benefits of ‘Low Impact Development’ for urban climate / hydrology  
Sandra Traci Arthur, Low Impact Development Center, Inc., Beltsville, MD; and N. A. Weinstein
11:14 AM6.3Local cold air and its significance for the urban climate  extended abstract
Wilhelm Kuttler, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
11:29 AM6.4Analysis of the distribution of air temperature in the built-up area facing the mouth of the valley  extended abstract
Hideki Takebayashi, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan; and M. Moriyama and H. Shibaike
11:44 AM6.5Urban Effects on Night Air Temperature in Hot-humid Climate  extended abstract
Masakazu Moriyama, Kobe Univ., Kobe, Japan; and H. Takebayashi
11:59 AMLunch Break  
1:29 PM6.6Data analysis on "Cool Spot" effect of green canopy in urban areas  extended abstract
Hitoshi Kono, Himeji Institute of Technology, Himeji-shi, Japan; and M. Moriyama and H. Takebayashi
1:44 PM6.7Mitigating urban heat island: possibility and effect of reducing anthropogenic heat emission from vehicles and buildings  extended abstract
Tsuyoshi Kinouchi, Public Works Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and J. Yoshitani
1:59 PM6.8Climate change impact in Honduras: Statistical analysis of Tegucigalpa's urban Environment  
Arturo E. Rodriguez, Barry University, Miami, FL; and L. Gonzalez and I. M. Erazo
6.9Total adaptation of advanced energy saving technologies to a building of research institute, CCRH  
Toshiaki Ichinose, NIES, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Inoue, T. Sawachi, and Y. Genchi

Tuesday, 21 May 2002: 11:00 AM-2:14 PM

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