Development of a scale-modeling technique for urban microclimatic analysis

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Abstract

A technique is developed for modeling the influence of urban geometry on the relation between Surface Layer and urban canopy energy balance. The proposed approach makes use of a scale-modeled urban roughness array, which is constructed in open-air conditions to enable the measurement of fluxes with natural turbulence effects. This paper describes use of the model for determining Surface Layer fluxes, and the relative magnitude of scale-dependent turbulent fluxes is compared with full-scale findings obtained by conventional methods.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Fifth International Conference on Urban Climate, Lodz, Poland, September 2003
Pages359-362
StatePublished - 2003

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