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Adaptation Measures for Urban Heat Islands

Adaptation Measures for Urban Heat Islands
  • Author : Hideki Takebayashi
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 March 2020
  • ISBN : 0128176253
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Adaptation Measures for Urban Heat Islands helps the reader understand the relative performance of these adaptation measures, methods and analysis relating to their creation and maintenance, evaluation methods, and the role of policy and governance in implementing them. A suite of case studies is included on these urban or metropolitan areas that are significantly warmer than their surrounding rural areas due to human activities. In recent years, a suite of adaptation measures have been developed to mitigate the urban heat island phenomena. Provides a range of concrete implementation methods Assesses relative performance of adaptation measures and countermeasure technologies Establishes methods for human thermal environmental interventions Reviews adaptation cities selected for excellent energy performance and thermal comfort indicators