Publications By Research Area
Levinson, Ronnen M., Howdy Goudey, Sharon S. Chen, Haley E. Gilbert, George A. Ban-Weiss, Joseph Ko, Yun Li, Arash Mohegh, Angie Rodriguez, Jonathan L. Slack, Haider Taha, Tianbo Tang, and Jiachen Zhang."Monitoring the Urban Heat Island Effect and the Efficacy of Future Countermeasures." (2019). DOI
Taha, Haider, and Hashem Akbari."Cool roofs as an energy conservation measure for federal buildings." (2003).
Akbari, Hashem, Leanna S. Rose, and Haider Taha."Analyzing the land cover of an urban environment using high-resolution orthophotos."Landscape and Urban Planning 63.1 (2003) 1-14. DOI
Rose, Leanna S., Hashem Akbari, and Haider Taha."Characterizing the fabric of the urban environment: a case study of greater Houston, Texas." (2003).
Taha, Haider, Hillel Hammer, and Hashem Akbari."Meteorological and air quality impacts of increased urban albedo and vegetative cover in the greater Toronto Area, Canada." (2002).
Akbari, Hashem, Melvin Pomerantz, and Haider Taha."Cool surfaces and shade trees to reduce energy use and improve air quality in urban areas."Solar Energy 70 (2001) 295-310. DOI
Taha, Haider."Potential impacts of climate change on tropospheric ozone in California: A preliminary episodic modeling assessment of the Los Angeles Basin and the Sacramento Valley." (2001).
Taha, Haider, Alan K. Meier, Weijun Gao, and Toshio Ojima."Mitigation of urban heat islands: meteorology, energy, and airquality impacts."Journal of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Engineering 529 (2000) 69-76.
Taha, Haider, and Robert Bornstein."Urbanization of meteorological models: implications on simulated heat islands and air quality."Proceedings of the International Congress of Biometeorology and International Conference on Urban Climatology (ICB-ICUC) (1999).
Taha, Haider, Steven J. Konopacki, and Sasa Gabersek."Impacts of large-scale surface modifications on meteorological conditions and energy use: a 10-region modeling study."Theoretical and Applied Climatology 62.3-4 (1999) 175-185. DOI
Akbari, Hashem, Leanna S. Rose, and Haider Taha."Characterizing the fabric of the urban environment: a case study of Sacramento, California." (1999). DOI
Taha, Haider."Modifying a mesoscale meteorological model to better incorporate urban heat storage: a bulk-parameterization approach."Journal of Applied Meteorology 38 (1999) 466-473. DOI
Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, Paul H. Berdahl, Steven J. Konopacki, Haider Taha, and Arthur H. Rosenfeld."Reflective surfaces for cooler buildings and cities."Philosophical Magazine Part B 79 (1999) 1457-1476. DOI
Taha, Haider, Steven J. Konopacki, and Hashem Akbari."Impacts of lowered urban air temperatures on precursor emission and ozone air quality."Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 48.9 (1998) 860-865. DOI
Taha, Haider."Impacts of cool cities on air quality: A preliminary modeling assessment for Nashville, TN, Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA." (1998). DOI
Taha, Haider, Sharon Douglas, and Jay Haney."Mesoscale meteorological and air quality impacts of increased urban albedo and vegetation."Energy and Buildings 25.2 (1997) 169-177. DOI
Taha, Haider."Modeling the impacts of large-scale albedo changes on ozone air quality in the South Coast Air Basin."Atmospheric Environment 31 (1997) 1667-1676. DOI
Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, Allan Chen, Haider Taha, and Arthur H. Rosenfeld."Paving materials for heat island mitigation." (1997). DOI
Taha, Haider."Urban climates and heat islands: albedo, evapotranspiration, and anthropogenic heat."Energy and Buildings 25 (1997) 99-103. DOI
Rosenfeld, Arthur H., Joseph J. Romm, Hashem Akbari, Melvin Pomerantz, and Haider Taha."Policies to reduce heat islands: Magnitudes of benefits and incentives to achieve them."1996 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 9 (1996) 177-186.
Taha, Haider."Modeling impacts of increased urban vegetation on ozone air quality in the South Coast Air Basin."Atmospheric Environment 30 (1996) 3423-3430. DOI
Rosenfeld, Arthur H., Hashem Akbari, Sarah E. Bretz, Beth L. Fishman, Dan M. Kurn, David J. Sailor, and Haider Taha."Mitigation of urban heat islands: materials, utility programs, updates."Energy and Buildings 22.3 (1995) 255-265. DOI
Akbari, Hashem, Arthur H. Rosenfeld, and Haider Taha."Cool construction materials offer energy savings and help reduce smog."ASTM Standardization News 23 (1995) 32-37.
Fishman, Beth L., Haider Taha, and Hashem Akbari."Meso-scale cooling effects of high albedo surfaces: Analysis of meteorological data from White Sands National Monument and White Sands Missile Range." (1994).
Koomey, Jonathan G., Francis X Johnson, Jennifer E. Schuman, Ellen M. Franconi, Steve E. Greenberg, James D. Lutz, Brent T. Griffith, Dariush K. Arasteh, Celina S. Atkinson, Kristin E. Heinemeier, Yu Joe Huang, Lynn K. Price, Gregory J. Rosenquist, Francis M. Rubinstein, Stephen E. Selkowitz, Haider Taha, and Isaac Turiel."Buildings Sector Demand-Side Efficiency Technology Summaries." (1994).