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Urban Climate Research Center

Sustainable Urban Climates for Improved Quality of Life in Cities



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 […]

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’s (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 […]