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Complexity of surface temperatures in cities – let’s talk about what we don’t know

By Simone Kotthaus With summer upon us we want to spend more time outdoors. However, as temperatures rise, conditions in cities may become uncomfortable. The urban heat island (UHI) effect, whereby cities are warmer than their surroundings, may exacerbate the higher temperatures. This UHI is amongst the best known phenomena of climate conditions in cities. […]

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