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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 10/2013, Volume 26, pp. 224 - 240
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2008, ISBN 1844072509, Volume 9781849771559, xiii, 192 p., [8] p. of plates
Heat islands are urban and suburban areas that are significantly warmer than their surroundings. Traditional, highly absorptive construction materials and a... 
Urban heat island | Sustainable Architecture | City and Urban Planning | Urban Design | Climate Change | Urban climatology
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2009, Spon research, ISBN 0415411041, Volume 9780203931295, viii, 259
Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban... 
Urban ecology (Sociology) | Buildings | Vegetation and climate | Tropics Climate | Urban climatology | Human ecology | Environmental engineering | Architecture | Urban heat island | Building Services Engineering | Building and Construction | Green Construction | Tropics - Climate | Urban ecology
Book
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, ISSN 0198-9715, 01/2018, Volume 67, pp. 157 - 168
This paper presents the development of a simulation model, which was incorporated into a Geographic Information System (GIS) in order to calculate the maximum... 
Urban geometry | Extension model | Geographic information system | Algorithm | Urban heat island | CANYON | CANOPY | IDEAL CONDITIONS | TEMPERATURE | NIGHT | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | GEOGRAPHY | CLIMATE | Algorithms | Urban heat islands | Urban climatology | Geographic information systems
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Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 07/2015, Volume 98, pp. 119 - 124
•We examine the impact of high ambient temperatures in electricity demand.•The increase of the peak electricity demand is analyzed.•The impact of ambient... 
Global warming | Electricity consumption | Urban heat island | Overheating | GREECE | COMFORT | ENERGY & FUELS | CLIMATE-CHANGE | STATE | RESPONSES | METHODOLOGY | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | TEMPERATURE | REGIONAL ENERGY DEMAND | MITIGATION | ATHENS | Environmental aspects | Air pollution | Urban heat islands | Analysis | Urban climatology
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Nature, ISSN 0028-0836, 2014, Volume 511, Issue 7508, pp. 216 - 219
The urban heat island(UHI), a common phenomenon in which surface temperatures are higher in urban areas than in surrounding rural areas, represents one of the... 
EXCHANGES | SYSTEM | FORESTS | IMPACT | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | CITIES | MODEL | URBANIZATION | HEATWAVES | Models, Theoretical | Climate | Environmental Monitoring | Humans | Population Density | Humidity | Cities | Hot Temperature | North America | Meteorological research | Research | Urban heat islands | Urban climatology | Heat | Cooling | Efficiency | Urban areas | Vegetation
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Ecological Indicators, ISSN 1470-160X, 07/2012, Volume 18, pp. 693 - 704
[Display omitted] ▸ Study compared urban heat island (UHI) indicators for the city of Leipzig, Germany. ▸ Remote sensing and meteorological data were... 
Meteorological study | Indicator comparison | Ground temperature | Data integration | Urban heat island | Remote sensing | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | PATTERNS | CLIMATE | Urban heat islands | Urban climatology | Human | Ecological niches | Grounds | Land surface temperature | Indicators | Land
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Building and Environment, ISSN 0360-1323, 2010, Volume 45, Issue 10, pp. 2192 - 2201
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Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, ISSN 1558-8424, 9/2013, Volume 52, Issue 9, pp. 2051 - 2064
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Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697, 04/2017, Volume 584-585, pp. 1040 - 1055
It has long been recognised that cities exhibit their own microclimate and are typically warmer than the surrounding rural areas. This ‘mesoscale’ influence is... 
Blue infrastructure | Greenspace | Bluespace | Green infrastructure | Urban heat island | Evapotranspiration | COOLING LOADS | SMALL STREAMS | CLIMATE-CHANGE | CITIES | MODEL | LAKE | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | SEA-BREEZE | AIR-TEMPERATURE | STRATIFICATION | Urban heat islands | Ecosystems | Analysis | Urban climatology | Radiation | Urbanization | Stress (Physiology)
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Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697, 01/2013, Volume 442, pp. 123 - 133
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