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Urban Climate Research Center

Urban Climate Research Center

Sustainable Urban Climates for Improved Quality of Life in Cities



Ariane Middel elected President of IAUC!

Ariane Middel elected President of IAUC!

The UCRC’s own Ariane Middel was recently elected to serve the International Association for Urban Climate (IAUC) as its new President for the period 2022-2026. Joining Middel on the IAUC executive team are Benjamin Bechtel (Secretary) and Dev Niyogi (Treasurer). Middel’s selection to lead the premier international association for urban climate researchers is a testament […]

Cool Pavement Pilot Project – Year 2!

Cool Pavement Pilot Project – Year 2!

In 2020 the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department partnered with researchers at ASU to explore the performance of cool paving (lighter colored seal coats applied to existing residential streets). The ASU team conducted extensive measurments and analysis of the pavement performance from multiple perspectives. The final report can be found at: View the report […]

Submit an abstract to session at AMS on value of cooling our cities

Submit an abstract to session at AMS on value of cooling our cities

This year’s annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) meeting will be held in Houston TX on 23-27 January 2022. As part of this conference, the 17th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice is inviting abstracts for a session: Session Topic ID: 59201 Session Topic Title: The Value of Cooling our Urban Environments Abstracts DUE: SEPT 1 […]