Evaluation of satellite-derived building height extraction by CFD simulations: A case study of neighborhood-scale ventilation in Hong Kong

Evaluation of satellite-derived building height extraction by CFD simulations: A case study of... •A local roughness length of 0.02m is recommended for ventilation simulations.•SAR or a fusion of SAR and stereo images is suitable for ventilation studies.•Representing tall buildings is important for pedestrian-level ventilation.•Fusion is superior in reproducing velocity profiles in the urban canopy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape and Urban Planning Elsevier

Evaluation of satellite-derived building height extraction by CFD simulations: A case study of neighborhood-scale ventilation in Hong Kong

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0169-2046
eISSN
1872-6062
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.11.008
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Abstract

•A local roughness length of 0.02m is recommended for ventilation simulations.•SAR or a fusion of SAR and stereo images is suitable for ventilation studies.•Representing tall buildings is important for pedestrian-level ventilation.•Fusion is superior in reproducing velocity profiles in the urban canopy.

Journal

Landscape and Urban PlanningElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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