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The world has been continuously urbanized and is currently accommodating more than half of the human population. Despite that cities cover only less than 3% of the Earth’s land surface

The world has been continuously urbanized and is currently accommodating more than half of the human population. Despite that cities cover only less than 3% of the Earth’s land surface area, they emerged as hotspots of anthropogenic activities. The drastic land use changes, complex three-dimensional urban terrain, and anthropogenic heat emissions alter the transport of mass, heat, and momentum, especially within the urban canopy layer.

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  • 2019
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-137)
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    • Field of study: Civil, environmental and sustainable engineering

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