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Mapping And Assessment Of The Urban Heat Island In Zhengzhou City, Huawei Li, Guifang Wang, Guohang Tian, Sándor Jombach Jan 2019

Mapping And Assessment Of The Urban Heat Island In Zhengzhou City, Huawei Li, Guifang Wang, Guohang Tian, Sándor Jombach

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The rapid urbanization of Chinese cities has resulted in significant effects to the urban environment and to urban ecological networks. Zhengzhou city, the capital city of Henan province in central China, is characterized by a warm climate and four distinctive seasons, with a dry spring, and a hot and rainy summer. Based on satellite images, we analyzed land surface temperature (LST) and prepared a further assessment. Using LST data, we analyzed the urban heat island (UHI) and its relationship to green space, in order to make suggestions for future urban planning. The results show that urban heat island exists in ...