The authors wish to thank NRL for providing us the COAMPS model to test the urban canopy parameterization and the journal reviewers for their valuable comments. We also thank the Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Meteorology and Chemical and Biological National Security Programs for using VTMX 2000 and URBAN 2000 data to validate the model results, and the DOE National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center for computational resources. This work was supported by the DOE Chemical and Biological National Security Program and was conducted under the auspices of the U.S. DOE by the University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, under Contract W-7405-Eng-48.
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