Browsing Urban planning by Subject "Adaptation; Biomimicry; Climate Change; Mitigation; Planning; Urban Heat Island"
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Urban Heat Island (UHI) Effect in the Puget Sound Region: Adaptation and Biomimetic Strategies to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change (2012-09-13)Urban heat island (UHI) is a reverse oasis: where cities' air and surface temperatures are hotter than their rural surroundings. The reverse oasis can be seen in urban areas across the world. It can create health consequences ...