Bibliography

An organized list of references related to the UHI effect


About the main characteristics of the UHI effect in the urban climate context:

Arnfield, J.A. 2003. Two decades of urban climate research: a review of turbulence, exchanges of energy and water, and the urban heat island. International Journal of Climatology, 23: 1 – 26.

Bailey, W.G., Oke, T.R. and Rouse, W.R. 1997. The Surface Climates of Canada. (Montreal: McGill - Quenn's Press).

Landsberg, H. 1981. The Urban Climate (London: Academic Press).

Oke, T.R. 1987. Boundary Layer Climates (Cambridge: University Press).

 Voogt, J. A. 2002. Urban Heat Island. In Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change, vol. 3. T. Munn (Ed), pp. 660 - 666 (Chichester: Wiley).

 Weng, Q. 2009. Thermal infrared remote sensing for urban climate and environmental studies: Methods, applications, and trends. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, 64: 335 - 344.

 

About atmospheric urban heat islands:

Baik, J.J. and Kim, Y.H. 2000. Dry and moist convection forced by an urban heat island. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 40(8): 1462-1475. 

Cregg, B.M. and Ellen Dix, M. 2001. Tree moisture stress and insect damage in urban areas in relation to heat island effects.  Journal of Arboriculture, 27(1): 8 - 17.

Dixon, P.G. and Mote, T.L. 2003. Patterns and causes of Atlanta´s heat island - initiated precipitation. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 42(9): 1273-1284.

Baker, L., Brazel. A., Selover. N., Martin. C., McIntyre. N., Steiner, F., Nelson. A. and Musacchio, L. 2003. Urbanization and warming of Phoenix (Arizona, USA): impacts, feedbacks and mitigation. Urban Ecosystems, 6: 183 – 203.

Brazel, A., Selover, N., Vose. R. and Heisler, G. 2000. The tale of two climates – Baltimore and Phoenix urban LTER sites. Climate Research, 15: 123 – 135.

González, J.E., Luvall, J.C., Rickman, D.L., Comarazamy, D. and Picón, A.J. 2007. Urban heat island identification and climatological anlaysis in a coastal, tropical city: San Juan, Puerto Rico. In Urban Remote Sensing. Q. Weng and D.A. Quattrochi (Ed),  pp. 223 – 252 (Florida: CRC Press).

Hafner, J. and Kidder S. Q. 1999. Urban heat island modeling in conjunction with satellite - derived surface / soil parameters. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 38(4): 448 - 465.

Hawkins, T., Brazel. A., Stefanov, W., Bigler, W. and Saffell, E. 2004. The role of rural variability in urban heat island determination for Phoenix, Arizona. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 43(3): 476 – 486.

Jusuf, S.K., Wong, N.H., Hagen, E., Anggoro, R. and Hong, Y. 2007. The influence of land use on the urban heat island in Singapore. Habitat International, 31: 232-242.

Katsoulis, B.D. and Theoharatos, G.A. 1985. Indications of the urban heat island in Athens, Greece. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 24(12): 1296 - 1302. 

 Kim, Y.H. and Baik, J.J. 2002. Maximum urban heat island intensity in Seoul. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 41(6): 651 – 659.

 Kim, Y.H. and Baik, J.J. 2005. Spatial and temporal structure of the urban heat island in Seoul. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 44(5): 591 - 605.

Oke, T.R. 1973. City size and the urban heat island.  Atmospheric Environment, 7: 769 - 779.

Oke, T.R. and Maxwell, G.B. 1975. Urban heat island dynamics in Montral and Vancouver. Atmospheric Environment, 9: 191 - 200. 

Oke, T.R. 1976. The distinction between canopy and urban boundary-layer heat islands.  Atmosphere, 14: 268 - 277.

Oke, T.R. 1982. The energetic basis of the urban heat island. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society,108: 1 – 24.

Peterson, T.C. 2003. Assessment of urban versus rural in situ surface temperatures in the contiguous United States: no difference found. Journal of Climate, 16(18): 2941 - 2959. 

Peterson, T.C. and Owen, T.W. 2005. Urban heat island assessment: metadata are important. Journal of climate, 18(14): 2637 - 2646.

Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W.D., Parshall, L., Chopping, M., Pope, G. and Goldberg, R. 2005. Characterizing the urban heat island in current and future climates in New Yersey. Environmental Hazards, 6: 51 - 62. 

 

About surface urban heat islands: 

Baumann, P.R. 2009. Urban heat island lesson. Geocarto International, 24(6): 473-483. 

Buyantuyev A. and Wu J. 2010. Urban heat islands and landscape heterogeneity: linking spatiotemporal variations in surface temperatures to land-cover and socioeconomic patterns. Landscape Ecology, 25: 17-33.

Dousset, B. and Gourmelon, F. 2008. Satellite multi-sensor data analysis of urban surface temperatures and landcover. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, 58: 43-54.

Gallo, K.P., McNab, A.L., Karl, T.R., Brown, J.F., Hood, J.J. and Tarpley, J.D. 1993. Use of NOAA AVHRR data for assessment of the urban heat island effect. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 32(5): 899 - 908.

 Gallo, K.P., Tarpley, J.D., McNab, A.L. and Karl. T.R. 1995. Assessment of urban heat islands: a satellite perspective. Atmospheric Research, 37: 37 – 43.

Gluch, R., Quattrochi, D.A. and Luvall, J.C. 2006. A multi-scale approach to urban thermal analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 104: 123-132.

Kato, S. and Yamaguchi, Y. 2005. Analysis of urban heat-island effect using ASTER and ETM+ data: separation of anthropogenic heat discharge and natural heat radiation from sensible heat flux. Remote Sensing of Environment, 99: 44 - 54. 

Lo, C.P., Quattrochi, D.A. and Luvall, J.C. 1997. Application of high – resolution thermal infrared remote sensing and GIS to assess the urban heat island effect. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18(2): 287 – 304.

Nichol, J. 2009. An emissivity modulation method for spatial enhancement of thermal satellite images in urban heat island analysis. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 75(5): 547-556.

Owen. T.W., Carlson, T.N. and Gillies, R.R. 1998. An assessment of satellite remotely – sensed land cover parameters in quantitatively describing the climatic effect of urbanization. International Journal of Remote Sensing,19(9): 1663 – 1681.

Price, J.C. 1979. Assessment of the urban heat island effect through the use of satellite data. Monthly Weather Review, 107(11): 1554 - 1557. 

Roth, M., Oke T.R. and Emery, W.J. 1989. Satellite - derived urban heat islands from three coastal cities and the utilization of such data in urban climatology. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 10: 1699 – 1720.

Stathopoulou, M. and Cartalis, C. 2006. Daytime urban heat islands from Landsat ETM+ and corine land cover data: an application to major cities in Greece. Solar Energy, 81: 358 - 368. 

 Stone, B. and Rodgers, M. 2001. Urban form and thermal efficiency: how the design of cities influences the urban heat island. Journal of the American Planning Association, 67(2): 186 - 198.

Streutker, D.R. 2002. A remote sensing of the urban heat island of Houston, Texas. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23 (13): 2595 - 2608.

Voogt, J.A. and Oke, T.R. 1997. Complete urban surface temperatures. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 36 (9): 1117 – 1132.

Voogt, J.A. and Oke, T.R. 1998. Effects of urban surface geometry on remotely-sensed surface temperature.International Journal of Remote Sensing, 1998(19): 895 - 920.

Voogt, J.A. 2000. Image representations of complete urban surface temperatures. Geocarto International, 15(3): 19 - 29. 

 Voogt, J.A. and Oke, T.R. 2003. Thermal remote sensing of urban climates. Remote Sensing of  Environment, 86: 370 – 384.

Weng, Q., Dengsheng, L. and Jacquelyn, S. 2004. Estimation of land surface temperature–vegetation abundance relationship for urban heat island studies. Remote Sensing of Environment, 89: 467 – 483.

 Xu, H.Q. and Chen, B.Q. 2004. Remote sensing of the urban heat island and its changes in Xiamen city of SE China.Journal of Environmental Sciences, 16(2): 276 – 281.

Yuan, F. and Bauer, M.E. 2007. Comparison of impervious surface area and normalized difference vegetation index as indicators of surface urban heat island effects in Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 106: 375 - 386.

 

About heat sinks and negative heat island intensities: 

Carnahan, W.H. and Larson. R.C. 1990. An analysis of an urban heat sink. Remote Sensing of Environment, 33: 65 - 71.

Lougeay, R., Brazel. A. and Hubble, M. 1996. Monitoring intraurban temperature patterns and associated land cover in Phoenix, Arizona using Landsat thermal data. Geocarto International, 11(4): 79 – 90.

Nichol, J.E. 1996. High resolution surface temperature patterns related to urban morphology in a tropical city: a satellite – based study. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 35: 135 – 146.

Nichol, J.E. 1998. Visualization of urban surface temperatures derived from satellite images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 19(9): 1639 – 1649.

Nichol, J.E. 2003. GIS and remote sensing in urban heat islands in the third world. In Remotely Sensed Cities. V. Mesev (Ed),  pp. 243 – 264 (London: Taylor & Francis).

Peña, M.A. 2006. Análisis de las Temperaturas Superficiales Asociadas a Islas de Calor de Superficie en la Ciudad de Santiago y su Entorno Rural, Tésis de MC, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. 

Peña, M.A. 2008. Relationships between remotely sensed surface parameters associated with the urban heat sink formation in Santiago, ChileInternational Journal of Remote Sensing. 29(15): 4385 - 4404.

Peña, M.A. 2009. Examination of the land surface temperature response for Santiago, Chile. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 75(10): 1191-1200.


About micro urban heat islands:

Aniello, C., Morgan, K., Busbey, A. and Newland, L. 1995. Mapping micro - urban heat islands using Landsat - TM and GIS. Computers and Geosciences, 21(8): 965 - 969.

Ferrer-Vidal, V. y Solé-Sugrañes, U. 1995. Caracterización de emisiones térmicas en áreas suburbanas mediante imágenes Thematic Mapper. Revista de Teledetección, 5: 1 - 5. 

Pérez Arrau, C. 2007. Cinq exemples de terrains de jeux synthétiques et de températures associées par une image thermique Landsat 5, Dicussion publique sur des terrains synthétiques  a Westmount Park, Westmount, Canada.

Stathopoulou, M., Cartalis, C. and Keramitsoglou, I. 2004. Mapping micro urban heat islands using NOAA/AVHRR images  and CORINE  Land Cover: an application to coastal cities of Greece. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(12): 2301 - 2316.

 

About non urban heat islands: 

Hogan, A. W. and Ferrick, M. G. 1997. Observations in nonurban heat islands. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 37: 232 – 236.

 

About urban heat island mitigation: 

Pomerantz. M., Akbari. H., Verdal. P., Konopacki. S. J., and Taha. H. 1999. Reflective surfaces for cooler buildings and cities. Philosophical Magazine, 79 (9): 1457 –1476.

Taha. H., Akbari. H. and Rosenfeld. A. 1988. Residential cooling loads and the urban heat island: the effects of albedo. Building and Environment, 23 (4): 271-283.

Solecki, W.D., Rosenzweig, C., Parshall, L., Pope, G., Clark, M., Cox, J. and Wiencke, M. 2005. Mitigation of the heat island effect in urban New Jersey. Environmental Hazards, 6: 39-49. 

Wade, B. 2000. Putting the freeze on urban heat islands. Urban Planning, 25: 30 – 40.

 

SPECIAL VOLUME 104 OF REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT  (2006) PROVIDES A FINE SELECTION OF ARTICLES ABOUT SEVERAL TOPICS OF THE UHI EFFECT.


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