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An urban weather generator coupling a building simulation program with an urban canopy model
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
The increase in air temperature observed in urban environments compared to the undeveloped rural surroundings, known as the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect, is being intensely studied, due to its adverse environmental and ...
Study and prediction of the energy interactions between buildings and the urban climate
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
Urbanization produces higher air temperatures in cities than in the undeveloped rural surroundings. This phenomenon is known as the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect and has been measured in different cities around the world. ...