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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- Environmental engineering
- urban planning
- Boundary-Layer Meteorology
- Urban Air Quality
- Urban green infrastructure
- Urban Heat Mitigation and Adaptation
- Urban Land–Atmosphere Interactions
- Urban trees
- Trees in cities--United States.
- Trees in cities
- Urban temperature--United States.
- Urban temperature
- Urban ecology (Biology)--United States.
- Urban ecology (Biology)
- Climate change mitigation--United States.
- Climate change mitigation
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-137)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Civil, environmental and sustainable engineering