Sixth Symposium on the Urban Environment

Session 4


Urban Boundary-Layer Structure and Development (Cosponsored by BL&T committee)

 Organizers: Martin J. Best, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks. United Kingdom; Branko Kosovic, LLNL, Livermore, CA
1:45 PM4.1Spatial Variability of Turbulence Characteristics in an Urban Roughness Sublayer  extended abstract
Giap Huynh, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and S. Chang, C. Klipp, C. Williamson, D. Garvey, and Y. Wang
2:00 PM4.2Profiles of TKE and sensible heat and momentum fluxes in the roughness sub-layer of a city  extended abstract
Dennis Garvey, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and G. Huynh, C. Klipp, S. Chang, C. Williamson, and Y. Wang
2:15 PM4.3An investigation of nocturnal low-level-jet generated gravity waves and turbulence over Oklahoma City during JU2003  extended abstract wrf recording
Yansen Wang, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and C. Klipp, C. Williamson, G. Huynh, D. Garvey, and S. Chang
2:30 PM4.4The momentum and turbulent kinetic energy budgets within the Oklahoma City Park Avenue street canyon  extended abstract wrf recording
Matthew A. Nelson, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. J. Brown and E. Pardyjak
2:45 PM4.52D PIV Measurements of Street Canyon Flow for Buildings with Varying Angles and Separation Distances  extended abstract wrf recording
Bhagirath Addepalli, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. Pardyjak
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PM4.6Predictability of boundary layer wind forecasts from four-dimensional variational data assimilation systems  
Jeffrey H. Copeland, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Sheu, J. Sun, and T. Warner
4.7Quantifying the utility of enhanced meteorological observations in the New York City metropolitan area with an Observing System Simulation Experiment  
Julie K. Lundquist, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and M. J. Leach
3:45 PM4.8Urbanized MM5 Modeling of NYC sea breezes for emergency response activities  
Erez Weinroth, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and R. Bornstein and H. Taha
4:00 PM4.9Micrometeorological Characteristics of the Sea Breeze During the Wilmington 2005 Urban Dispersion Study  extended abstract wrf recording
Xiangyi Li, Univ. of California, Riverside, CA; and M. Princevac
4:15 PM4.10Comparison of urban and rural boundary layer development during ISB52 from amdar and lidar data   wrf recording
Fay Davies, Univ. of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom; and D. R. Middleton and C. G. Collier
4:30 PM4.11An overview of urban modeling at the Meteorological Service of Canada  
Jocelyn Mailhot, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Bélair, A. Lemonsu, C. Pelletier, and M. Jean
4:45 PM4.12Similarity on turbulent transfers of heat, water vapor, and carbon dioxide over a suburban surface under weakly unstable condition  extended abstract wrf recording
Ryo Moriwaki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Kanda
5:00 PM4.13Preliminary Results of the 2005 Montréal Urban Snow Experiment (MUSE-2005)  
Frederic Chagnon, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and M. Benjamin, G. Morneau, B. Harvey, J. Mailhot, S. Bélair, and A. Lemonsu
5:15 PM4.14The use of an urban canopy parameterization for MM5 : Application to the Phoenix airshed  extended abstract wrf recording
H. Fernando, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and K. Park

Tuesday, 31 January 2006: 1:45 PM-5:45 PM, A315

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