IAUC Organisation is comprised of the current Board and following Committees:

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The IAUC Awards Committee will recommend to the IAUC Board up to one person to receive the annual IAUC Luke Howard Award for continued significant contributions to the field of urban climate.  It will also organize a sub-committee to run a student competition at ICUC meetings, prepare a section on the IAUC web page summarizing its activities, and report to the Board on its activities.


Objectives of the committee:

The main objective is to compile recent publications in all aspects of Urban Climatology. A bibliography of all recent papers is published in the IAUC newsletter and included in the online database at: We invite everyone to email their own references to the committee chair with a header “IAUC publications” and the following format: Author, Title, Journal, Volume, Pages, Dates, Keywords, Language and Abstract.  Only peer-reviewed publications are taken into account. Papers in all languages (not only English) are welcome.

Please contact Julia Hidalgo at


International Representative::

Objectives of the committee
a) To let others know about IAUC. To become a member all that is required is to register at the following address.

b) Send messages to the Urban climate email list met-urbclim (accessed via the met-urbclim page) with details on local/regional/national/international urban climate related activities, such as conferences, publications, proposed field campaigns/studies, etc.





Terms of Reference

The prime functions of the Nominating Committee are to (a) encourage and assist wide participation by IAUC members in the workings of the Association, and (b) further the recognition of deserving members for awards.

In preparing its recommendations, the Nominating Committee shall take into consideration the scientific, regional, and gender makeup of the Society, and the need to maintain an appropriately diverse representation from the urban climate community.

Core Activities:

1. To ensure there is at least a minimum slate of nominees standing for election to the Board.

2. To encourage the nomination of appropriate persons for the Association’s awards.

3. To advise the President and Board regarding appropriate persons to be invited to serve in non-elected positions of IAUC (e.g. Webmaster) and as members of non-elected Committees (e.g. Awards, Bibliography, Membership, Newsletter, Teaching Resources).

Mode of Operation:
The Committee will normally communicate by e-mail. The Committee shall maintain close liaison with the International Representation and Membership Committees.

Membership and Terms of Office:
There shall be at least five members of the committee, each appointed for a three-year term. Membership can be renewed. Participation on the Committee does not preclude a member’s nomination to elected or non-elected office or for an award.

Appointment of the Committee
The Committee is appointed by the Board. Ordinarily, the Chair will be a current or past Board member.


Teaching Resources::



Term Ends

Tony Brazel (USA)

Jul. 2008

Ingegärd Eliasson (Sweden)

Jul. 2008

Ernesto Jauregui (Mexico)

Jul. 2009

Manabu Kanda (Japan)

Jul. 2009

Jennifer Salmond (New Zealand) Interim Chair

Jul. 2009

Arieh Bitan (Israel)

Jul. 2010

Masatoshi Yoshino (Japan)

Jul. 2010

Past Members

Term Ended

Maria-Joao Alcoforado (Portugal)

Jul. 2006

Timothy Oke (Canada)

Jul. 2006

Ichinose Toshiaki (Japan)

Jul. 2006

Bob Bornstein (USA)

Jul. 2007

Jennifer Salmond (UK)

Jul. 2007

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