Urban Heat Islands Reexamined

Satyaprakash, Anne Ng

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book

Abstract

"Urban Heat Islands" refers to the phenomenon of increased temperatures in urban areas due to dense high-rise buildings and entrapped heat. The effects of urban heat islands are compounded by climate change, which drives temperatures up even further. This book will provide readers with an overview of the current understanding of urban heat islands and will give them an understanding of ways to mitigate the effects of urban heat islands.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHauppauge, NY
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages223
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9798886972870
ISBN (Print)9798886972153
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Oct 2022

Publication series

NameClimate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction
PublisherNova, Science and Technology

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