Paper Information

Journal:   GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL OF CHASHMANDAZ-E-ZAGROS   SUMMER 2010 , Volume 2 , Number 4; Page(s) 83 To 97.
 
Paper:  THE RECOGNITION OF URBAN HEAT ISLAND IN RASHT CITY
 
Author(s):  RAMEZANI BAHMAN, DOKHAT MOHAMMAD MARYAM
 
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Abstract: 

Human activities and changes in the landscape of have resulted in a temperature difference between rural areas and city district, the phenomenon called Urban Heat Island (UHI) usually happening in large cities as a problem resulting from urban pollution. This paper has tried to study this problem. The aim of this paper is to study the temperature difference in the city and its surrounding areas to draw a temperature map by the geographical information system software. The research has used meteorological data collected in 10 stations (2 synoptic stations and 8other established stations. By doing researches in different areas of the city and collecting data for 5 months, the result of this paper has shown that a temperature difference of 5-6.4C is recognized between the central point of UHI and the surrounding areas in the cold weather and 3-5.6C in the warm weather.

 
Keyword(s): RASHT, URBAN MICROCLIMATE, URBAN HEAT ISLAND
 
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