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Proceedings of the Conference on Metropolitan Physical Environment : use of vegetation, space, and structures to improve amenities for people

Author: New York (State). College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse.; American Meteorological Society.; United States. Department of Agriculture.
Publisher: Upper Darby, Pa. : Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.D.A., 1977.
Series: USDA Forest Service general technical report NE, 25.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Conference on Metropolitan Physical Environment (1975 : Syracuse, N.Y.).
Proceedings of the Conference on Metropolitan Physical Environment.
Upper Darby, Pa. : Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.D.A., 1977
(OCoLC)626255429
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: New York (State). College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse.; American Meteorological Society.; United States. Department of Agriculture.
OCLC Number: 3584109
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 447 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The conference / Gordon M. Heisler and Lee P. Herrington --
Program committee --
The papers. Mesoscale meteorology of metropoliotan regions. Overview of urban climate / Roscoe R. Braham, Jr. --
Mesoscale features of urban rainfall enhancement / F. A. Huff --
The urban moisture climate / Douglas L. Sisterson and Richard A. Dirks --
Anthropogenic moisture production and its effect on boundary-layer circulations over New York City / Robert D. Bornstein and Yam-Tong Tam --
Temporal and spatial variabiity of rainwater pH / Richard G. Semonin --
Effect of urbanization on the thermal structure in the atmosphere / R. Viskanta, R. O. Johnson, and R. W. Bergstrom, Jr. --
A preliminary investigation of the nocturnal temperature structure above the city of Edmonton, Albert / D. Yap --
Surface air temperature in a maritime metropolitan region / J. D. McTaggart-Cowan and J. W. S. Young --
The urban heat island in Akron, Ohio / Frank P. Martin and Grace L. Powell --
Microscale meteoroloy in metropolitan regions. Washington's "free" 300-station microscale weather network / Thomas Blackburn --
Structure of the microclimate at a woodland/parking-lot interface / David R. Miller --
Outdoor comfort of pedestrians in cities / Edwards Arens and Donald Ballanti --
Human thermal comfort in urban outdoor spaces / Lee P. Herrington and J. S. Vittum --
Synthetic surfaces and vegetation in urban areas on human energy balance and comfort / Thomas F. Stark and David R. Miller --
Design of outdoor urban spaces for thermal comfort Harriet J. Plumley --
Topoclimatic aspcets of developmental suitability in the metropolitan landscape / Spencer A. Joyner, Jr., Raymond S. Bradley, and Robert E. Reiter, Jr. Metropolitan acoustic environments and use of vegetation in noise control. Range of sound levels in the outdoor environment / Lewis S. Goodfriend --
Outside and inside noise exposure in urban and suburban areas / Dwight E. Bishop and Myles A. Simpson --
Study of traffic noise levels at various heights of a 39-story building / Norman L. Meyerson --
Community noise monitoring program / Arnold G. Konheim --
Sound absorption characteristics of tree bark and forest floor / G. Reethof, O. H. McDaniel, and G. M. Heisler --
Evaluating effects of vegetation on the acoustical environment by physical scale-monitoring / Richard H. Lyon, Christopher N. Blair, and Richard G. DeJong --
Propagation of noise over and through a forest stand / Lee P. Herrington and C. Brock --
Some physical and psychological aspects of noise attenuation by vegetation / Donald E. Aylor --
Suburban noise control with plant materials and solid barriers / David I. Cook and David F. VanHaverbeke --
Role of land-use planning in noise control / Stephanie J. Caswell and Karl Jakus --
Environment and physics of metropolitan air quality. A first approximation of urban-air-quality indicator / Dennis M. Paproski and Julian R. Walker --
Use of land-use-based emissions inventory in delineating clean-air zones / Victor S. Fahrer and Howard A. Peters --
Appreciation of the urban mixing-depth concept to air-pollution problems / Peter W. Summers --
Air pollution and urban climatology at Norfolk, Virginia / W. Maurice Pritchard and Kuldip P. Chopra --
Development of alternative sulfur dioxide control strategies for a metropolitan area and its environs, utilizing a modified climatological dispersion model / K. J. Skipka and D. B. Smith --
Fugitive dust from vehicles travelling on unpaved roads / Thomas A. Cuscino, Robert J. Heinsohn, and Clotworthy Birnie, Jr. --
Vegetation and air quality. Air quality as reflected by injury to metropolitan vegetation / A. F. Rhoads and E. Brennan --
Sulfur pollution: an environmental study of Welland, Ontario / Michael R. Moss --
Landfill gases and some effects on vegetation / Franklin B. Flower, Ida A. Leone, Edward F. Gilman, and John J. Arthur --
Characterization of biological particulate loads in metropolitan air / J. A. Snow, R. D. Schein, and W. J. Moroz --
Retention of particulate lead on foliage and twigs of a white pine windbreak / G. H. Heichel and Lester Hankin --
A model for estimating air-polllutant uptake by forests: calculation of absorption of sulfur dioxide from dispersed sources / C. E. Murphy, Jr., T. R. Sinclair, and K. R. Knoerr --
Human perception, social factors, and esthetics of metropolitan environment. Ecology of an urban park / Derek J. Coleman --
Man-made New Orleans: some interactions between the physical and esthetric environments / Ronald F. Lockmann --
Visual and functional components of the built environment: a case study of urban residential neighborhoods / Christopher J. Smith --
Environmental perceptions of residents of a multi-functional building / Michael L. Berger --
Relocation within the urban environment / David R. DiMartino --
Residential settings: effects of home and neighborhood on the quality of life for old people / Joey Edwardh --
Behaviorial significance of milieu: a consideration of two downtown settings / Douglas L. Robertson and Rowan A. Rowntree --
Perception of high-density living in Hong Kong / Lawrence H. Travers --
Visual land-use compatibility and scenic-resource quality / William G. Hendrix --
A computerized model for integrating the physical environmental factors into metropolitan landscape planning / Julius Gy Fabos and Kimball H. Ferris --
Use of the Delphi method for determining community growth goals inventory: the Nashville experience / Vishwa K. Varma --
Techniques of data analysis and presentation for planners of the metropolitan environment / Joelee Normand.
Series Title: USDA Forest Service general technical report NE, 25.
Other Titles: Use of vegetation, space and structures to improve amenities for people
Responsibility: planned and presented by Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, New York (State) University, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, American Meteorology Society.

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