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Gartland, Lisa, 1960-

Heat islands understanding and mitigating heat in urban areas / [electronic resource] : Lisa Gartland. - London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan, 2008. - xiii, 192 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ch. 1. What is a heat island? -- ch. 2. Causes of the heat island -- ch. 3. Measuring and modelling heat islands -- ch. 4. From heat islands to cool communities -- ch. 5. All about cool roofing -- ch. 6. All about cool paving -- ch. 7. Cooling with trees and vegetation -- ch. 8. Community benefits from heat island mitigation -- ch. 9. Cool community action plan.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

9781849771559 (e-book : PDF)

Urban heat island.
Urban climatology.
Architecture and climate.
City planning.

Electronic books.

Khulna University of Engineering & Technology

Funded by: HEQEP, UGC, Bangladesh