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)

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Monday, 30 January 2006: 1:30 PM-5:45 PM
A315 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Sixth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the AMS Forum: Managing our Physical and Natural Resources: Successes and Challenges )
Cochairs:  Sue Grimmond, Kings College, London, United Kingdom and Steven R. Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA
  1:30 PM
Evaluation of an urban surface exchange parameterization for mesoscale models
Alberto Martilli, CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain; and Y. A. Roulet and C. Muller
  1:45 PM
Application 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 PM
Impact 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 PM
  2:30 PM
Simple urban energy balance model for meso-scale simulations (SUMM)
Manabu Kanda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, , Japan; and T. Kawai, R. Moriwaki, K. I. Narita, and A. Hagishima
  3:00 PM
Experimental and Model-Computed Area-Averaged Vertical Profiles of Wind Speed for Evaluation of Mesoscale Urban Canopy Schemes
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
  3:15 PM
Development of an urban parameterization for a global climate model
Keith Oleson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Bonan and J. Feddema
  3:30 PM
Urban 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
  3:45 PM
Mesoscale modeling of Atlanta, GA utilizing a new high-resolution landcover data set
William L. Crosson, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and M. G. Estes Jr., M. Khan, W. Lapenta, and D. A. Quattrochi

  4:15 PM
Formal Poster Viewing With Coffee Break

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