Sixth Symposium on the Urban Environment
AMS Forum: Managing our Physical and Natural Resources: Successes and Challenges

Joint Session 4


Development of Tools to Assist Emergency Responders in the Case of Releases of Gases and Small Particles Within Urban Areas (Joint with 6th Symposium on the Urban Environment and Forum on Managing our Physical and Natural Resources)

 Cochairs: Steven R. Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA; James F. Bowers, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, UT
8:30 AMJ4.1Urban dispersion modeling for emergency response: status and issues  
Steven R. Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA
9:00 AMJ4.2An operational building-scale urban forecasting system: Pentagon Shield  
Thomas T. Warner, NCAR, Boulder, CO
9:15 AMJ4.3High-energy eye-safe aerosol lidar for use in urban areas  
Shane D. Mayor, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. M. Spuler, B. Morley, C. L. Martin, E. Loew, S. Rauenbuehler, K. Schwenz, N. Chamberlin, P. Benda, P. Ponsardin, E. Hackney, C. Kletecka, K. Krubsack, R. Babnick, and S. Higdon
9:30 AMJ4.4Source inversion for contaminant plume dispersion in urban environments using building-resolving simulations  extended abstract wrf recording
Fotini Katopodes Chow, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA; and B. Kosovic and S. T. Chan
9:45 AMJ4.5Event Reconstruction for Atmospheric Releases Employing Urban Puff Model UDM with Stochastic Inversion Methodology  extended abstract
Stephanie Neuman, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and L. G. Glascoe, B. Kosovic, K. Dyer, J. Nitao, and W. Hanley
10:00 AMCoffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer  
10:30 AMJ4.6The Oklahoma City Urban Micronet project: transitioning from vision to reality  
Jeffrey Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and B. G. Illston, P. Klein, and M. Yuan
10:45 AMJ4.7Adaptive Urban Dispersion Integrated Model  extended abstract wrf recording
Andrew M. Wissink, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and B. Kosovic, K. Chand, M. Berger, B. Gunney, C. Kapfer, and F. K. Chow
11:00 AMJ4.8MAPIT: An airborne system for urban-scale environmental monitoring  extended abstract wrf recording
Randolph J. Evans, ENSCO, Inc., Melbourne, FL; and J. G. Dreher, J. Manobianco, and M. Adams
11:15 AMJ4.9Validation of a Data Assimilation Technique for an Urban Wind Model  extended abstract wrf recording
T. M. Booth, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. R. Pardyjak
11:30 AMJ4.10Modeling Turbulent Flow in Urban Areas  
Donald A. Burrows, ITT Industries, Colorado Springs, CO; and E. Hendricks, S. Diehl, and R. Keith
11:45 AMJ4.11Use of modified Rams to simulate current and near future thermal environment of Chongqing, China  extended abstract wrf recording
Hongbin Zhang, Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Hanaki, T. Aramaki, and N. Sato

Wednesday, 1 February 2006: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM, A312

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