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

Joint Session 3


Mitigation of Urban Heat Islands (Joint with 6th Symposium on the Urban Environment and Forum on Managing our Physical and Natural Resources)

 CoChair: Sue Grimmond, Kings College, London United Kingdom
1:45 PMJ3.1Mitigation of urban heat islands - recent progress and future prospects  extended abstract
David J. Sailor, Portland State Univ., Portland, OR
2:15 PMJ3.2Mitigating New York City's Heat Island with Urban Forestry, Living Roofs, and Light Surfaces  extended abstract
Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and W. Solecki, L. Parshall, S. Gaffin, B. Lynn, R. Goldberg, J. Cox, and S. Hodges
2:30 PMJ3.3Land cover influences on below-canopy temperatures in and near Baltimore, MD  extended abstract
Gordon Heisler, USDA FS, Syracuse, NY; and B. Tao, J. Walton, R. V. Pouyat, R. H. Grant, I. Yesilonis, D. Nowak, K. Belt, and Y. Wang
2:45 PMJ3.4Urban heat islands and extreme climate events: surface temperature variability over Paris during the heat-wave of summer 2003  
Benedicte Dousset, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PMJ3.5Numerical simulations of urban heat islands and transport and dispersion of airborne materials around building clusters  extended abstract
Tetsuji Yamada, Yamada Science & Art Corporation, Santa Fe, NM
3:45 PMJ3.6The energetics of urban microclimates  extended abstract
Timothy M. Barzyk, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and J. E. Frederick
4:00 PMJ3.7Heating and cooling degree days in Oklahoma City  extended abstract
Peter K. Hall Jr., Oklahoma Climatological Society, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara
4:15 PMJ3.8Urban heat islands and environmental impact  extended abstract
Suryadevara Sachi Devi, Andhra Univ., Visakhapatnam, India

Tuesday, 31 January 2006: 1:45 PM-4:30 PM, A312

* - Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting

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