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Urban Heat Study Quantifies the Cause of the “Urban Heat Island” Effect

July 22, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning

A new Yale-led study quantifies for the first time the primary causes of the “urban heat island” (UHI) effect, a common phenomenon that makes the world’s urban areas significantly warmer than the surrounding countryside and may increase health risks…

Satellite Images Reveal London’s Heat Island Effect

August 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Environment

Following a project to visualise how high temperatures affect urban areas and communities, Arup is now undertaking further research to understand how…