Landsat Zooms in on Cities’ Hottest Neighborhoods to Help Combat the Urban Heat Island Effect

Why do some residential neighborhoods get dangerously warmer than others just a few miles away? 

By Daniel P. Johnson
August 29, 2022
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Daniel P. Johnson

Daniel Johnson is an associate professor of geography whose work focuses on remote sensing in relation to public health, climate change and heat waves.

 
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