Urban Heat Island Introduction

Urban Heat Island Information What is an urban heat island? An urban heat island is a metropolitan area which is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas. The temperature difference is usually larger at night than during the day, and is most obvious when winds are weak. One of the main causes of the urban…

Microclimates

Microclimates Find out about how to borrow weather instruments in order to be able to carry out a microclimate investigation with your school here, or more about urban heat islands here. What are microclimates?What are the different types of microclimates?What is an urban microclimate?Urban precipitation SmogUrban winds   What are microclimates? A microclimate is the…