Urban Heat Islands Reexamined

Satyaprakash, Anne Ng

    Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book


    "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
    ISBN (Electronic)9798886972870
    ISBN (Print)9798886972153
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Oct 2022

    Publication series

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


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