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Figure : urban-heat-island
Urban Heat Island
Figure 16.5Columbia University
This figure appears in chapter 16 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.
Surface temperatures in New York City on a summer’s day show the “urban heat island,” with temperatures in populous urban areas being approximately 10°F higher than the forested parts of Central Park. Dark blue reflects the colder waters of the Hudson and East Rivers. (Figure source: Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University).
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