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Heat Islands

Modeling Heat Island Impacts and its Mitigation: City of Cambridge Case Study

This page includes presentation and transcript PDFs from EPA's September 7, 2017 webcast, "Understanding Your City’s Heat Island: Considerations and Approaches."

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