"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.
|Name||Climate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction|
|Publisher||Nova, Science and Technology|