The albedo effect to the urban heat island formation

Authors: Ivanov S.V., Dranicher O.R.

Year: 2013

Issue: 15

Pages: 79-88


The estimate of albedo influence on thermal regime over Odessa is performed by the atmospherical mesoscale model MM5. Two short numerical runs with different albedo values have been tested. The simulated outputs are evaluated for a diurnal cycle of air temperature for the urban and rural area and its differences between two runs.

Tags: thermal regime of the city; urban heat island; альбедо


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