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

Joint Session 1


Comparison and Evaluation of Urban Land Surface Schemes for Mesoscale Models (Joint with 6th Symposium on the Urban Environment and Forum on Managing our Physical and Natural Resources)

 Cochairs: Sue Grimmond, Kings College, London United Kingdom; Steven R. Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA
1:30 PMJ1.1Evaluation of an urban surface exchange parameterization for mesoscale models  extended abstract wrf recording
Alberto Martilli, CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain; and Y. A. Roulet and C. Muller
1:45 PMJ1.2Application of meso-scale atmospheric modeling to the comparison of urban processes above North-American and European cities  
Aude Lemonsu, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and J. Hidalgo, S. Belair, J. Mailhot, V. Masson, and C. Pelletier
2:00 PMJ1.3Impact of Using the Urban Canopy Model on the Simulation of the Heat Island of Tokyo  
Hiroyuki Kusaka, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Abiko, Japan; and F. Chen and M. Tewari
2:15 PMJ1.4Current Status of Urban Modeling in the Community Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) Model  
Fei Chen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Tewari, H. Kusaka, and T. T. Warner
2:30 PMFormal Poster Viewing With Coffee Break  
4:00 PMJ1.5Simple urban energy balance model for meso-scale simulations (SUMM)  extended abstract wrf recording
Manabu Kanda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Kawai, R. Moriwaki, K. I. Narita, and A. Hagishima
4:15 PMJ1.6Relative impact of two urban canopy parameterizations on coastal urban processes  
Teddy R. Holt, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Pullen
4:30 PMJ1.7Experimental and Model-Computed Area-Averaged Vertical Profiles of Wind Speed for Evaluation of Mesoscale Urban Canopy Schemes  extended abstract
Michael J. Brown, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and A. Gowardhan, S. U. Pol, P. Klein, M. A. Nelson, A. Huber, S. Kim, W. Coirier, and M. Freeman
4:45 PMJ1.8Development of an urban parameterization for a global climate model  
Keith Oleson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Bonan and J. Feddema
5:00 PMJ1.9Urban uMM5 land-use patterns and its effects on Houston UHI strength  
Rochelle Balmori, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and R. Bornstein, M. Voss, and H. Taha
5:15 PMJ1.10Mesoscale modeling of Atlanta, GA utilizing a new high-resolution landcover data set  
William L. Crosson, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and M. G. Estes, M. Khan, W. Lapenta, and D. A. Quattrochi
5:30 PMJ1.11Evaluating parameterization of anthropogenic heat release in urban land surface scheme from field measurements and energy consumption inventory over Toulouse during CAPITOUL  extended abstract wrf recording
Grégoire Pigeon, CNRM/Meteo France, Toulouse, France; and P. Durand and V. Masson

Monday, 30 January 2006: 1:30 PM-5:45 PM, A315

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