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Researchers Looking For More Localized Data On Urban Heat Island

Published: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 12:46pm
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Scientists have been studying the urban heat island effect for a while now. But more recently, they’ve been trying to get more specific, localized data.

That could allow researchers to figure out how a specific part of a city heats up and cools down. One way to do that is to use something called local climate zones.

To explain what that is, Ariane Middel, an assistant professor with ASU’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering, joined The Show.

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