Urban Heat Island

September 27th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Technology

What is an Urban Heat Island? An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is warmer then its surroundings. A heavily urbanized or built up area has a lot of material that traps heat. This creates a UHI. How is UHI defined? The UHI value of a particular site is the difference between […]


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