17th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology (Expanded View)

* - Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting

Compact View of Conference

Sunday, 21 May 2006
5:00 PM-7:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 22 May 2006
7:00 AM, Monday
Conference Registration Continues Through Thurs 25 May
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
Tuesday, 23 May 2006
9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Tuesday, Boardroom
Session 1 Human biometeorology: General weather response
Organizer: Jill S. M. Coleman, The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH
9:00 AM1.1The seasonal human mortality response to synoptic scale atmospheric circulation changes in the central United States  
Jill S. M. Coleman, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
9:15 AM1.2Observational study on the individual thermal sensations and their rerationship with past-to-present climate  
Yuka Horie, Tokyo Metropolitain Univ., Hachioji, Japan; and K. Aoki, T. Izumi, and H. Matsuyama
1.3The effect of air temperature and barometric pressure on nighttime and daytime ambulatory blood pressure  
Marco Morabito, Univ. of Florence, Firenze, Italy; and L. Cecchi, S. Orlandini, P. A. Modesti, A. Crisci, and G. Panci
9:30 AM1.4Health weather products and services provided by NOAA's National Weather Services  
Jannie G. Ferrell, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Stokols
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Tuesday
10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Tuesday, Boardroom
Session 2 Human biometeorology: The heat
Organizer: Scott Sheridan, Kent State Univ., Kent, OH
10:30 AM2.1Medium Range Heat Health Forecasting  extended abstract
Paul Becker, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Freiburg, Germany; and C. Koppe
10:45 AM2.2Heat warnings: do people listen?  
Scott Sheridan, Kent State Univ., Kent, OH
11:00 AM2.3The feasibility of an evaporative cooler warning system for the U.S. Southwest  
Laurence Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware, Marco Island, FL; and A. J. Kalkstein
11:15 AM2.4A comparison of biometeorological comfort indices and human mortality during heat waves in the United States.  extended abstract wrf recording
Robert E. Davis, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and D. Knight, D. Hondula, and P. C. Knappenberger
1:45 PM-3:15 PM, Tuesday, Kon Tiki Ballroom
Joint Session 3 Scalar Transport, Chemistry and Diffusion (Joint between 17BLT and 17BioAero)
Chair: Harm J.J. Jonker, Delft University of Technology, Delft Netherlands
1:45 PMJ3.1Turbulent transport of 222-Rn and its short-lived daughters in convective boundary layers  extended abstract wrf recording
Jean-François Vinuesa, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy; and S. Galmarini
2:00 PMJ3.2Transport and chemical transformations influenced by shallow cumulus over land  extended abstract wrf recording
Jordi Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, Wageningen Univ., Wageningen, Netherlands; and S. W. Kim, M. C. Barth, and E. G. Patton
2:15 PMJ3.3The Influence of PBL Parameterizations on the Distributions of Chemical Species in a Mesoscale Chemical Transport Model, WRF-Chem  extended abstract
Si-Wan Kim, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado & NOAA/ESRL/CSD, Boulder, CO; and S. A. McKeen, E. Y. Hsie, M. K. Trainer, G. J. Frost, G. A. Grell, and S. E. Peckham
2:30 PMJ3.4Lagrangian modeling of dispersion in the stable boundary layer  extended abstract wrf recording
Jeffrey C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and E. G. Patton and P. P. Sullivan
2:45 PMJ3.5Coupling Lagrangian surface layer and convective boundary layer models to describe aerial dispersal of particles released near the ground  extended abstract wrf recording
Matthew T. Boehm, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and D. E. Aylor
3:00 PMJ3.6Joint Observational Research on Nocturnal Atmospheric Dispersion of Aerosols: The JORNADA study  extended abstract wrf recording
David R. Miller, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and A. L. Hiscox, C. J. Nappo, J. Wang, D. Zajic, Y. Yee, E. D. Creegan, R. M. Cionco, R. E. Dumais, and J. B. Ross
3:15 PM-3:45 PM, Tuesday
Coffee Break
3:45 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, Boardroom
Session 3 Biometeorology: Insects
Organizer: John K. Westbrook, USDA/ARS, College Station, TX
3:45 PM3.1Predicting West Nile Virus mosquito habitat using ecological theory  
Christopher K. Uejio, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. C. Comrie
4:00 PM3.2A temperature model for predicting the timing of increased risk of West Nile Virus  
Kenneth Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and R. Novak, R. Lampman, and W. Gu
4:15 PM3.3The Re-Invasion of Aedes aegypti in southern Arizona/northern Mexico  
Mary H. Hayden, Univ. of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO; and C. Uejio, C. R. Janes, and R. Moreno-Sanchez
4:30 PM3.4Diurnal Temperature Cycles in Shallow water pools  extended abstract wrf recording
A. F. G. Jacobs, Wageningen Univ., Wageningen, Netherlands; and K. P. Paaijmans and B. G. Heusinkveld
3.5Towards development of a decision-support system for tracking corn pest migration  
Sheldon D. Drobot, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. Changnon
4:45 PM3.6The influence of the nocturnal boundary layer on layers of insects.  
Curtis R. Wood, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and J. Barlow, J. W. Chapman, P. Clark, D. R. Reynolds, and I. Woiwod
5:00 PM3.7Aerobiology of predator and prey: bats and insects  
John K. Westbrook, USDA/ARS, College Station, TX; and G. F. McCracken and T. H. Kunz
6:30 PM-8:30 PM, Tuesday
William D. Evans Sternwheeler Cruise Event
Wednesday, 24 May 2006
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Wednesday, Boardroom
Session 4 Aerobiology: Pollen and Spore Distribution
Organizer: Katrina L. Frank, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE
4.1Processes involved in the dispersal of maize pollen : some experimental results on the source behaviour and the settling speed variability  
Laurent Huber, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Thiverval-Grignon, France; and B. Loubet, S. Saint-Jean, N. Jarosz, B. Durand, and X. Foueillassar
8:30 AM4.2Atmospheric dispersion, pollen concentration and allergy prevention, Paris 2004  
Michel Thibaudon, Réseau National de Surveillance Aérobiologique, Saint Genis l’Argentière, France; and V. Roullot, J. C. Cohen, and J. M. Veysseire
8:45 AM4.3A screening technique for pollen confinement methods  
Brian J. Viner, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and A. S. Goggi, R. W. Arritt, M. E. Westgate, C. A. Clark, and E. S. Takle
4.4Modeling local to regional movement and dry deposition of grass stem rust urediniospores with CALPUFF  
William Pfender, USDA - ARS NFSPRC, Corvallis, OR; and R. Graw, W. Bradley, M. Carney, and L. Maxwell
9:00 AM4.5Modeling white pine blister rust hazard in the Interior Mountain West  
Katrina L. Frank, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and B. W. Geils, H. Thistle, and L. S. Kalkstein
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Wednesday, Boardroom
Session 5 Aerobiology: Biosphere variability and techniques
Organizer: Kathleen V. Schreiber, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA
5.1Response of wheat canopy photosyntthesis to leaf rust: a biophysical modelling approach  
Olivier Bethenod, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Thiverval-Grignon, France; and L. Huber, M. Le Corre, and I. Sache
1:30 PM5.2Precipitation and Dew in Soybean Canopies: An “In-Depth” Look at the Differences in Wetness with Canopy Height   wrf recording
Hans Schmitz, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Indiana; and R. H. Grant
1:45 PM5.3Distribution of Diffuse UV-B Radiation in a Maize Canopy   wrf recording
Richard H. Grant, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Indiana; and W. Gao
2:00 PM5.4An approach to monitoring and assessment of desertification using integrated geospatial technologies  extended abstract
Kathleen V. Schreiber, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA
2:15 PM5.5Climate-Based Predictions of Forest Biodiversity using Smithsonian's Global Earth Observing Network  extended abstract wrf recording
Marianne Karsh, Environment Canada, Downview, ON, Canada; and D. C. MacIver, A. Fenech, and H. Auld
2:30 PM5.6Building histories of climate extremes at Canada's biosphere reserves 1935–2005  extended abstract wrf recording
Adam Fenech, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and A. Liu, B. R. Robin, Y. Yin, W. Gough, D. C. MacIver, H. Auld, and Z. Si
3:00 PM, Wednesday
Oral Sessions Adjourn
4:30 PM-7:00 PM, Wednesday
Formal Poster Viewing and Reception (Cash Bar)
4:30 PM-7:00 PM, Wednesday, Toucan
Joint Poster Session 3 Scalar Transport, Chemistry and Diffusion (Joint between 17BLT and 17BioAero)
 JP3.1Dispersion in and above plant canopies  
Edward (Ned) Garrett Patton, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. C. Weil and P. P. Sullivan
 JP3.2An Eulerian model for pollen dispersal over heterogeneous landscapes  
Sylvain Dupont, INRA - EPHYSE, Villenave d'Ornon, France; and Y. Brunet and N. Jarosz
 JP3.3Use of a statewide mesoscale automated weather station network for real-time operational assessment of near-surface dispersion conditions  extended abstract
J. D. Carlson, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK; and D. S. Arndt
4:30 PM-7:00 PM, Wednesday, Toucan
Poster Session 1 Poster session: Biometeorology and Aerobiology
Organizer: Scott Sheridan, Kent State Univ., Kent, OH
 P1.1Results of mesoscale meteorological model simulations of topography effects on Mountain Pine Beetle (dendroctonus ponderosae) transport and dispersion  extended abstract
Brenda L. Moore, Univ. of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada; and P. L. Jackson
 P1.2Response of some phenological garden species to inter-annual weather variability  extended abstract
Donatella Spano, Univ. of Sassari, Sassari, Italy; and C. Cesaraccio, P. Duce, L. Botarelli, W. Pratizzoli, and V. Sacchetti
 P1.3Meteorological pattern and airborne pollen concentration trends in the Mediterranean region  extended abstract
Grazia Pellizzaro, Institute of Biometeorology, Sassari, Italy; and A. Canu, B. Arca, C. Cesaraccio, and A. Vargiu
 P1.4Improvement of chilling and forcing model to predict bud-burst  extended abstract
Carla Cesaraccio, Institute of Biometeorology, Sassari, Italy; and D. Spano, R. L. Snyder, P. Duce, and H. Jones
 P1.5Flowering phenology of olive trees (Olea europea L.) in North Sardinia (Italy) and its relationships with airborne pollen pattern  extended abstract
Annalisa Canu, Institute of Biometeorology, Sassari, Italy; and G. Pellizzaro, C. Cesaraccio, C. Sirca, and A. Vargiu
 P1.6A detailed description of flowering stages in olive tree in relation to side tree crown exposure  extended abstract
Carla Cesaraccio, Institute of Biometeorology, Sassari, Italy; and A. Canu, G. Pellizzaro, and C. Sirca
7:00 PM, Wednesday

Browse the complete program of The 17th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 27th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, and the 17th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology