News and Events

Seminar: Observation and Simulation   Urban Weather and Climate

September 12, 2016

Seminar: Observation and Simulation Urban Weather and Climate

Date: September 16th, 2016

Time: 12pm

Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert Bornstein, San Jose State University

Urban areas alter atmospheric energy and moisture balances to create unique weath- er patterns and local climates. This presentation thus both reviews processes creating urban climates and recent advanc- es in urban PBL modeling, with an empha- sis on urban impacts on summer convec- tive thunderstorms.

Prof. Bornstein has been at SJSU since 1969. His Ph.D. is from NYU, and his re- search interest is observation and simula- tion of urban atmospheres in changing cli- mates. He has been Executive (or Emeri- tus) Editor of Atmospheric Environment since 1987; served on the WMO Commis- sion for Urban and Building Climatology (2004-9); and was the first American to receive the AMS (2008) and IAUC (2008) lifetime achievement awards for urban research. 

Download Abstract Here

Other Upcoming Events

View More Events

Connect With Us

T-107, Steinman Hall
140th St. & Convent Ave.,
New York, NY 10031, USA

(212) 650-8099

(212) 650-8097

Social Media