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Health Risk Assessment of Inhalable Particulate Matter in Beijing Based on the Thermal Environment

Lin-Yu Xu, Hao Yin, Xiao-Dong Xie
2014 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The urban heat island (UHI) effect has made the urban PM 10 pollution situation more complex and severe.  ...  The results indicate that urban Beijing has a higher PM 10 health risk than rural areas; PM 10 health risk based on the thermal environment is 1.145, which is similar to the health risk calculated (1.144  ...  Acknowledgments This work was financially supported by the Fund for Innovative Research Group of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51121003) and the National Natural Science Foundation  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph111212368 pmid:25464132 pmcid:PMC4276619 fatcat:bw2q3ryjinfglouqlajlrdlsky

Remote sensing of urban micro-climate with special reference to Urban Heat Island island using Landsat thermal data

Ram Babu Singh, Aakriti Grover
2014 Geographia Polonica  
Landsat is oldest finer resolution thermal dataset, which has been effectively used in mapping and analysis of land surface temperature, urban heat island and urban microclimate.  ...  Remote sensing studies have shown that urban areas have unique environmental, climatic, land use/cover characteristics as a result of intense anthropogenic activities.  ...  Suraj Mal and reviewers of this paper for their valuable comments for improving the manuscript. We are also grateful to the University of Delhi for providing financial support.  ... 
doi:10.7163/gpol.2014.38 fatcat:7i6xdwtbnfc6lipyizrexs64oa

A bibliometric review of past trends and future prospects in urban heat island research from 1990 to 2017

Zhifeng Wu, Yin Ren
2018 Environmental Reviews  
For instance, keywords such as "heat island," "UHI," 257 "urban heating," and "heat island effect," were all replaced by "urban heat island," and "living wall," 258 "vertical greening," "façade greening  ...  to 414 examinations of environmental impacts on public health.  ... 
doi:10.1139/er-2018-0029 fatcat:jyuay3235rbvhf6djxz2gjy6bu


2019 Applied Ecology and Environmental Research  
For investigating the temporal and spatial rules of the urban heat island effect in Xi'an City, China, this study combined Landsat TM, ETM remote sensing image, and surface meteorological station observation  ...  .: The relationship between land use, land cover change, and the heat island effect in Xi'an city, China -7795 -APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH 17(4): 7795-7806. Abstract.  ...  It is thus clear that the data integration of aerial remote sensing and ground monitoring provides an effective method of researching the urban heat island effect.  ... 
doi:10.15666/aeer/1704_77957806 fatcat:p64tfbipd5g7fjdim3w6nooefm

Spatio-Temporal Mechanism Underlying the Effect of Urban Heat Island on Cardiovascular Diseases

Huanchun HUANG, Xin DENG, Hailin YANG, Xinhui ZHOU, Qi JIA
2020 Iranian Journal of Public Health  
We explored the spatio-temporal characteristics of urban heat island (UHI) effect on cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).  ...  Results: During 1984–2017, the effects of UHI on CVDs increased, thereby increased the mortality by 28.8%.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China Project (Grant no. 31971717) and the Top-notch Academic Programs Project of Jiangsu (Grant no. PPZY2015A063).  ... 
doi:10.18502/ijph.v49i8.3889 pmid:33083322 pmcid:PMC7554388 fatcat:z7dlya4qkzhlzf6a6pyivql4cq

Analyzing the Environment Characteristics of Heat Exposure Spaces from the Humanistic Perspective and Spatial Improvement Approaches in Central Beijing, China

Xin Yang, Wenwen Gao, Qi Zhang, Sha Li, Fan Fu, Nana Li
2022 Buildings  
Based on 130 district districts, streets with high-risk heat exposure spaces in the central urban area of Beijing were reddened to determine the distribution of high-risk grades.  ...  in a central urban area of Beijing with the help of the ArcGIS platform.  ...  Data Availability Statement: The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings12020138 fatcat:sz2n2r3mtjdyfg5yegznl4quly

Influence of Urban Scale and Urban Expansion on the Urban Heat Island Effect in Metropolitan Areas: Case Study of Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Urban Agglomeration

Mingxing Chen, Yuan Zhou, Maogui Hu, Yaliu Zhou
2020 Remote Sensing  
At present, there is still a lack of research on the quantitative assessment of the relationship between urban scale and urban expansion and the degree of the urban heat island (UHI) effect, as well as  ...  Based on results and existing research, planning suggestions are proposed for central areas with regard to expanding urban areas and suburbs to alleviate the urban heat island effect and improve the resilience  ...  Acknowledgments: The insightful and constructive comments of anonymous reviewers are appreciated. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no competing financial interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12213491 fatcat:7w2j6f6t5bfr7lnrxt42uq4lxm

Assessing Heat Health Risk for Sustainability in Beijing's Urban Heat Island

Weihua Dong, Zhao Liu, Lijie Zhang, Qiuhong Tang, Hua Liao, Xian'en Li
2014 Sustainability  
This research is motivated by the increasing threat of urban heat waves that are likely worsened by pervasive global warming and urbanization.  ...  independent factor because different land use/cover types have different influence on ambient air temperatures under the Urban Heat Island effect.  ...  Qiuhong Tang and Hua Liao contributed a lot to framework of the methodology and the revision of the manuscript. Xian'en Li contributed to process the environment and climate station data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su6107334 fatcat:nig3c4ut2bdnhfohtztkjbx5mq

Supporting Global Environmental Change Research: A Review of Trends and Knowledge Gaps in Urban Remote Sensing

Elizabeth Wentz, Sharolyn Anderson, Michail Fragkias, Maik Netzband, Victor Mesev, Soe Myint, Dale Quattrochi, Atiqur Rahman, Karen Seto
2014 Remote Sensing  
This paper reviews how remotely sensed data have been used to understand the impact of urbanization on global environmental change.  ...  Here we focus on OPEN ACCESS Remote Sens. 2014, 6 3880 three themes in urban remote sensing science: mapping, indices, and modeling.  ...  ., urban heat island or air quality), global environmental change due to urbanization (e.g., climate change), and the impacts of urban living on human well-being (e.g., health and economic outcomes).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs6053879 fatcat:vv4fd5icarbsdo52sycj4nwsle

Examining urban land-cover characteristics and ecological regulation during the construction of Xiong'an New District, Hebei Province, China

Wenhui Kuang, Tianrong Yang, Fengqin Yan
2017 Journal of Geographical Sciences  
Quantifying the heat flux regulation of metropolitan land use/land cover components by coupling remote sensing modeling with in situ measurement.  ...  It is intended to ease the non-capital functions of Beijing, optimize regional spatial patterns, and enhance ecosystem services and living environment in this urban agglomeration.  ...  The timely and accurate monitoring of urban surface features using remote sensing (RS) technology has also become a key topic in the study of urbanization and its eco-environmental effects.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11442-018-1462-4 fatcat:iujlevuftzakdftdpgz4k2xct4

Governing urban climate change adaptation in China

Bingqin Li
2013 Environment & Urbanization  
This paper summarizes the urban risks and vulnerabilities highlighted by the literature, and reviews central and local government responses.  ...  There is a growing, although still far from comprehensive, literature within China on the impacts of climate change in urban areas; also an evolving policy framework at national level to address these  ...  Health Vol 64, pages 202-206. , "The urban heat island and its impact on heat waves and human health in Shanghai", Int. J. Biometeorol Vol 54, pages 75−84.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0956247813490907 fatcat:q3odlb5s3nbhrmrlkjldxtk34y


Bayu Elwanto Bagus Dewantoro, Panji Mahyatar, Wafiq Nur Hayani
2021 International Journal of Remote Sensing and Earth Sciences (IJReSES)  
This paper studies the surface urban cool island (SUCI) effect, the reverse phenomenon of the surface urban heat island (SUHI) effect, in an effort to provide cities with resistance to the urban microclimate  ...  Thermal remote sensing posesses surface thermal energy detection capabilities which can be converted into surface temperatures and utilised to analyse the urban micro-climate phenomenon overlarge areas  ...  We also would like to express our gratitude to the reviewer and editorial team.  ... 
doi:10.30536/j.ijreses.2020.v17.a3387 fatcat:6lwwtkwxlnhvjfo4gnwmp3fsze

Eco-Environmental Quality Monitoring in Beijing, China, Using an RSEI-based Approach Combined with Random Forest Algorithms

Ruikun Gou, Jun Zhao
2020 IEEE Access  
The resultant changes in impervious surfaces contribute to environmental problems such as urban heat island and waterlogging [4] .  ...  In Sweden, remote sensing technology was also used to quantitatively evaluate urban growth impacts on the provisioning of urban ecosystem services [15] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3034376 fatcat:ghau7ynxkne3tgg57yx6nxj6ye

Research on the Robustness of Standard Classification Methods for Defining Urban Heat Island

Yingshuang Lu, Tong He, Xinliang Xu, Zhi Qiao
2021 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT The study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant numbers: 41501472 and 41771178), Scientific and Technological Major Project of Tianjin, China (18ZXSZSF00240  ...  ), the Major Projects of High-Resolution Earth Observation Systems of National Science and Technology (Grant number: 05-Y30B01-9001-19/20-4).  ...  ; remote sensing monitoring of land use/cover change and monitoring and evaluation of its environmental effects and ecosystem service functions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2021.3124558 fatcat:4ouusowfhngmrbjwz36segywoe

Review on Urban Heat Island in China: Methods, Its Impact on Buildings Energy Demand and Mitigation Strategies

Liu Tian, Yongcai Li, Jun Lu, Jue Wang
2021 Sustainability  
High population density, dense high-rise buildings, and impervious pavements increase the vulnerability of cities, which aggravate the urban climate environment characterized by the urban heat island (  ...  This paper provides a review of recent research on the methods and impacts of UHI on building energy consumption, and the practical techniques that can be used to mitigate the adverse effects of UHI in  ...  Table 1 . 1 Research related to urban heat island (UHI)-based on remote sensing methods in China.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13020762 fatcat:5dnuyfm7tjflle3bh6ixxawxqa
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