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Urban Morphological Zones (UMZs, downloaded from TERRIS) to cover agglomerations with more than 100.000 inhabitants in Europe (according to EUROSTAT) have been derived previously from original (uncorrected), rasterised CLC90 data. UMZs for Malta and Sweden have been generated from CLC2000, because no CLC90 is available in these two countries. UMZs include connected areas of six CORINE Land Cover (CLC) classes: 111, 112, 121, 122, 141 and 142.
Further describtion in xml downloadable file
IMAGE2000 data (Landsat-7 ETM images taken in the period of 1999-2001 (2002), 25 m pixel size) have been processed to derive green urban areas (GUA) for the UMZs.
On very hot days use public transport rather than your car.
Car exhaust emissions react with sunlight and heat to cause polluting gases such as tropospheric ozone. This is the main ingredient of poor air quality and photo-chemical smog, which can cause breathing difficulties. To find out the level of ozone pollution across Europe, go to EEA's Live Ozone Map.
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