The Urban Heat Island

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  • Author : Iain D. Stewart
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 182 pages
  • ISBN : 0128156902
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The Urban Heat Island

The Urban Heat Island
  • Author : Iain D. Stewart,Gerald Mills
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 May 2021
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The Urban Heat Island (UHI) is an area of growing interest for many people studying the urban environment and local/global climate change. The UHI has been scientifically studied for 200 years and, although it is an apparently simple phenomenon, there is considerable confusion around the different types of UHI and their assessment. The Urban Heat Island—A Guidebook provides simple instructions for measuring and analysing the phenomenon, as well as greater context for defining the UHI and the impacts it

Urban Heat Island UHI Mitigation

Urban Heat Island  UHI  Mitigation
  • Author : Napoleon Enteria,Matteos Santamouris,Ursula Eicker
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 14 December 2020
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This book discusses the concepts and technologies associated with the mitigation of urban heat islands (UHIs) that are applicable in hot and humid regions. It presents several city case studies on how UHIs can be reduced in various areas to provide readers, researchers, and policymakers with insights into the concepts and technologies that should be considered when planning and constructing urban centres and buildings. The rapid development of urban areas in hot and humid regions has led to an increase

Heat Islands

Heat Islands
  • Author : Lisa Mummery Gartland
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 May 2012
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Heat islands are urban and suburban areas that are significantly warmer than their surroundings. Traditional, highly absorptive construction materials and a lack of effective landscaping are their main causes. Heat island problems, in terms of increased energy consumption, reduced air quality and effects on human health and mortality, are becoming more pressing as cities continue to grow and sprawl. This comprehensive book brings together the latest information about heat islands and their mitigation. The book describes how heat islands are

URBAN HEAT ISLAND

URBAN HEAT ISLAND
  • Author : Ioana Herbel
  • Publisher : Ioana Herbel
  • Release : 15 September 2020
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The expansion without precedent of city boundaries determined the modification of the climatic conditions inside urban areas, with a direct impact on the environment and the population. Urban development implies fundamental changes in the natural setting, generating significant differences between the urban environment and the nearby areas in terms of meteorological parameters, air quality, and energy balance. Over the last decades, cities worldwide have experienced accelerated development, urbanization being one of the most important dimensions of global change. In Eastern

The Urban Climate

The Urban Climate
  • Author : Helmut E. Landsberg
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 August 1981
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The Urban Climate aims to summarize analytical studies directed toward physical understanding of the rural-urban differences in the atmospheric boundary layer. Attempts to quantify conditions have met with some success. There is certainly a clear understanding of the physical relations that create the climatic differences of urbanized areas. Although some of the earlier classical studies are cited here, the emphasis is on the work done during the last decade and a half. This volume comprises 11 chapters, beginning with an introductory

Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategies in an Arid Climate In Outdoor Thermal Comfort Reacheable

Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategies in an Arid Climate  In Outdoor Thermal Comfort Reacheable
  • Author : Suaad Ridha
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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Numerous studies over the past several decades focused on the effect of the Urban Heat Island. Initial efforts on understanding the factors affecting UHI contributed to proceed the appropriate solutions and mitigation strategies. Mitigation strategies comprise increase both urban albedo (reflectivity to solar radiation), and evapotranspiration. Albedo increases are obtained through high albedo roofing and paving technologies. An increase in evapotranspiration is achieved through a combination of decreasing the fraction of impervious surfaces and planting vegetation in urban areas. The

Counteracting Urban Heat Island Effects in a Global Climate Change Scenario

Counteracting Urban Heat Island Effects in a Global Climate Change Scenario
  • Author : Francesco Musco
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 August 2016
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Urban heat islands are a new type of microclimatic phenomenon that causes a significant increase in the temperature of cities compared to surrounding areas. The phenomenon has been enforced by the current trend towards climate change. Although experts consider urban heat islands an urgent European Union public health concern, there are too few policies that address it. The EU carried out a project to learn more about this phenomenon through pilot initiatives. The pilots included feasibility studies and strategies for

Adaptation Measures for Urban Heat Islands

Adaptation Measures for Urban Heat Islands
  • Author : Hideki Takebayashi,Masakazu Moriyama
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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Adaptation Measures for Urban Heat Islands helps the reader understand the relative performance of these adaptation measures, methods and analysis relating to their creation and maintenance, evaluation methods, and the role of policy and governance in implementing them. A suite of case studies is included on these urban or metropolitan areas that are significantly warmer than their surrounding rural areas due to human activities. In recent years, a suite of adaptation measures have been developed to mitigate the urban heat

Quantifying the Urban Heat Island Uhi Intensity in Hong Kong

Quantifying the Urban Heat Island  Uhi  Intensity in Hong Kong
  • Author : Leong-Wai Siu,蕭亮煒
  • Publisher : Open Dissertation Press
  • Release : 26 January 2017
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This dissertation, "Quantifying the Urban Heat Island (UHI) Intensity in Hong Kong" by Leong-wai, Siu, 蕭亮煒, was obtained from The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong) and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License. The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way. We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation. All rights not granted by the above license are retained by the

Urban Heat Island Modeling for Tropical Climates

Urban Heat Island Modeling for Tropical Climates
  • Author : Ansar Khan,Soumendu Chatterjee,Yupeng Wang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 November 2020
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Urban Heat Island Modeling for Tropical Climates takes into account the different urban physics in tropical environments, presenting a way of UHI scaling for tropical cities. Topics include measuring, modeling and proper mitigation strategies, which account for the surface energy balance of tropics. Tropical cities are more susceptible to the effects of projected global warming because of conditions in tropical climates and the rapid growth of so many cities in this zone. The need for research on measuring, modeling and

A GIS Approach to Analyzing Microclimate Variations and the Urban Heat Island Phenomenon in Hong Kong

A GIS Approach to Analyzing Microclimate Variations and the Urban Heat Island Phenomenon in Hong Kong
  • Author : Pui-Yun Paulina Wong,王沛欣
  • Publisher : Open Dissertation Press
  • Release : 27 January 2017
GET THIS BOOK A GIS Approach to Analyzing Microclimate Variations and the Urban Heat Island Phenomenon in Hong Kong

This dissertation, "A GIS Approach to Analyzing Microclimate Variations and the Urban Heat Island Phenomenon in Hong Kong" by Pui-yun, Paulina, Wong, 王沛欣, was obtained from The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong) and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License. The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way. We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation. All rights not granted by