Technical Session # 5

Measurement & Observation; Community Impact & Planning

5.1 Damage indicators and wind speed estimation of tornadoes in rural areas
Daniel M. Rhee*1 and Franklin T. Lombardo1
1Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA.

5.2 Tornadoes and crop lodging
Mark Sterling*1 and Chris Baker1
1School of Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom B15 2TT.

5.3 Using deep neural networks to automate tree-fall pattern direction
William Wang*1, Gregory Kopp1, David Sills1, Daniel Rhee2, Mark Daley1, and Emilio Hong1
1Northern Tornadoes Project, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada; 2University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA.

5.4 Estimates of the range of wind speeds that cause tree fall failure for specific trees within the forest stands in Brazil and Georgia
Chris J. Peterson*1, Jeffery B. Cannon2, and Christopher M. Godfrey3
1Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA; 2Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA 39870, USA; 3Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC 28804, USA.

5.5 Effect of wind directionality in tornado design load
Sudhan S. Banik*1, Peter J. Vickery1, and Lawrence A. Twisdale1
1Applied Research Associates, Inc. Raleigh, NC, USA

5.6 Development of tornado load methodology and incorporation into the ASCE 7-22 standard for minimum design loads on buildings
Marc Levitan*1, Long Phan1, and Lawrence Twisdale2
1National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA; 2Applied Research Associates, Inc. Raleigh, N. C., USA.

* Presenting author