Urban Overheating Progress on Mitigation Science and Engineering Applications

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  • Author : Michele Zinzi
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 3038976369
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Urban Overheating Progress on Mitigation Science and Engineering Applications

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  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 04 April 2019
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The combination of global warming and urban sprawl is the origin of the most hazardous climate change effect detected at urban level: Urban Heat Island, representing the urban overheating respect to the countryside surrounding the city. This book includes 18 papers representing the state of the art of detection, assessment mitigation and adaption to urban overheating. Advanced methods, strategies and technologies are here analyzed including relevant issues as: the role of urban materials and fabrics on urban climate and their potential

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