Petra M. Klein
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School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
100 E. Boyd St., SEC 1354
Norman, OK 73019
|Education|| Diploma, Physics, University of Karlsruhe,
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 1999
|Curriculum Vitae||Full CV (Including List of Publications)|
Modification of atmospheric boundary
layer structure in urban areas
Air Pollution Studies
Dispersion of traffic emissions
Wind-tunnel modeling of atmospheric flows
Modeling of neutral and thermally stratified
Member of the AMS Board on the Urban
Reviewer for Atmospheric Environment , Boundary Layer Meteorology, Applied Meteorology
METR 4803/5803 Micrometeorology
METR 4653/5653 Air Pollution Meteorology and Modeling
METR 3613 Meteorological Measurement Systems
METR 1004 Introduction to Meteorology
ES 5943 Air Quality Management
CE 5923 Air Pollution Control Engineering
N. Kljun, P. Kastner-Klein, E. Fedorovich, M.R. Rotach, 2004. Evaluation of Lagrangian footprint model using data from wind tunnel convective boundary layer. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 127, 189-201.
P. Kastner-Klein, R. Berkowicz, R. Britter, 2004. The influence of street architecture on flow and dispersion in street canyons. Accepted in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 87, 121-131.
P. Kastner-Klein, M. W. Rotach, 2004. Mean flow and turbulence characteristics in an urban roughness sublayer. Boundary Layer Meteorology, 111, 55-84.
S. Di Sabatino, P. Kastner-Klein, R. Berkowicz, R. Britter, E. Fedorovich . The modeling of turbulence from traffic in urban dispersion models – Part I: Theoretical considerations. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 129-143, 2003.
P. Kastner-Klein, M. Ketzel, R. Berkowicz, E. Fedorovich, R. Britter. The modelling of turbulence from traffic in urban dispersion models – Part II: Evaluation against laboratory and full-scale concentration measurements in street canyons. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 145-172, 2003.
P. Kastner-Klein, E. Fedorovich. Diffusion from a line source deployed in a homogeneous roughness layer: interpretation of wind tunnel measurements by means of simple mathematical models. Atmospheric Environment, 36, 3709-3718, 2002.
P. Kastner-Klein, E. Fedorovich, M. W. Rotach. A wind tunnel study of organised and turbulent air motions in urban street canyons. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 89: 849-861, 2001
P. Kastner-Klein, E. Fedorovich, J.-F. Sini, P.G. Mestayer. Experimental and numerical verification of similarity concept for diffusion of car exhaust gases in urban street canyons. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 65: 353-361, 2000
P. Kastner-Klein, R. Berkowicz, E.J. Plate. Modelling of vehicle induced turbulence in air pollution studies for streets. Int J. Environment and Pollution. 14: 496-507, 2000
P. Kastner-Klein, E.J. Plate. Wind-tunnel study of concentration fields in street canyons. Atmospheric Environment. 33: 3973-3979, 1999
P. Kastner-Klein, E. Fedorovich, E. J. Plate. Gaseous pollutant dispersion around urban-canopy elements: wind tunnel case studies. Int. J. Environment and Pollution. 8: 727-737, 1997
B. Leitl, P. Kastner-Klein, M. Rau, R.N. Meroney. Concentration and flow distributions in the vicinity of U-shaped buildings: Wind tunnel and computational data. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 67-68: 745-755, 1997
W. Bächlin, P. Klein. Diffusion problems near tunnel portals in built-up areas. The Science of the Total Environment. 146/147: 377-385, 1994
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