#urban heat island

Jul 24, 2011
Sunday Statshot

Sunday Statshot with Nick Chu: Urban Heat Waves and Islands

A quick look at some of the things that makes sizzling summer days in your city intolerable (or not): Percentage of Earth’s surface covered by urban area: 3 First year UHI (Urban Heat Island) effect was discovered: 1810 Number of times concrete can hold more heat than equivalent volume of air: 2000 Percentage of New York’s...

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