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an urban area having higher average temperature than its rural surroundings owing to the greater absorption, retention, and generation of heat by its buildings, pavements, and human activities.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Well, where the urban
effect was working, anyways.
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effect is going to have on national forest and parks.
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For mitigating the urban
effects, the high-reflective paints are usually used as cool roof materials.
Reducing the urban
: from local to global benefits.
Trees shade pavement and reduce air temperatures and the urban
Production of sensible heat emission by increasing roof solar reflectance as a countermeasure of
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