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Cairo’s most extreme urban heat island “hot spot” revealed in new international study

Posted: August 21, 2023 at 2:02 pm   /   Renewables

Cairo’s most extreme urban heat island (UHI) “hot spot” saw temperatures spike 5°C hotter than rural surroundings, according to new research by global sustainable development consultancy, Arup. Using Artificial Intelligence ‘AI’ and satellite images from space, Arup’s Urban Heat Snapshot mapped the most extreme UHI “hot spots” in a 150km2 sample of the urban centres […]

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