23.07.2015 Kolloquium: Mohammed Bakkali
The shifts on earth’s land cover to impervious and urban surfaces changed the way thermodynamic and aerodynamic surface forces shape the atmospheric boundary layer. Local urban weathers are changing accordingly and they have an impact on people’s daily life including the way they use energy, their comfort and well-being. The understanding of local meteorological patterns is vital so that to build more resilient communities. Arrays of modeling approaches were developed to this end and aim to assess the effect of such forces on local physics and to evaluate sensible mitigation strategies. Some of these models can resolve detailed physics within the roughness sub-layer and at the surface.
23. Juli 2015