Heat wave risk of European cities

GIS Map Application Published 21 Sep 2012 Last modified 21 Sep 2012, 03:02 PM
The share of green (vegetated) and blue (water) areas within cities (2006) can influence the urban heat island effect. Also, population density is associated with increasing this effect of cities and exacerbate the effects of heat waves.

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