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Brazel Lecture with Marshall Shepherd – March 24!

Brazel Lecture with Marshall Shepherd – March 24!

The Urban Climate Research Center at ASU is thrilled to announce our 3rd annual Anthony J. Brazel Urban Climate Lecture featuring J. Marshall Shepherd. The virtual lecture will take place on Wednesday March 24 2021 at 4pm (Phoenix) — 7pm Eastern. Dr. Shepherd is Director of the University of Georgia‚Äôs (UGA) Atmospheric Sciences Program. He […]

Krayenhoff and colleagues publish review paper on modelling of urban heat mitigation

Krayenhoff and colleagues publish review paper on modelling of urban heat mitigation

Scott Krayenhoff has led an effort to conduct a systematic review of the numerical modeling literature to understand the potential of mitigation strategies to cool cities. This study, co-authored by Broadbent, Zhao, Georgescu, Middel, Voogt, Martilli, Sailor, and Erell seeks to contextualize and assess reliability of published studies. Using 25 criteria, this study assesses methods […]

New Report on Pavement and Urban Heat Islands

New Report on Pavement and Urban Heat Islands

Researchers from ASU’s National Center of Excellence on Smart Innovations who are also affiliated with ASU’s Urban Climate Research Center have recently completed a study: Critical Review and Gap Analysis of Impacts from Pavements on Urban Heat Island for the National Asphalt Pavement Association. The objective of the study was to identify knowledge gaps regarding […]