A general study of the climate impact of urban areas and their implications is not well served by examples drawn from British cities. The city of Barcelona in Spain provides an impressive example of the mechanisms of heat island generation. Urban climatological studies lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach that needs to consider urban morphology and planning in addition to climatic and geographic features.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Meteorology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1995|