A study of urban heat island and its association with particulate matter during winter months over Delhi.

@article{Pandey2012ASO,
  title={A study of urban heat island and its association with particulate matter during winter months over Delhi.},
  author={Puneeta Pandey and Dinesh Kumar and Amit Prakash and Jamson Masih and Manoj Singh and Surendra Kumar and Vinod Kumar Jain and K. Jayraj Kumar},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2012},
  volume={414},
  pages={494-507}
}
Day and night time thermal mapping of Delhi has been done with MODIS satellite data for the months of November and December for years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. The study reveals the formation of day time "cool island" over central parts of Delhi which are found to be cooler by a maximum of 4-6 °C than the surrounding rural areas. During the night time, however, the central parts of Delhi are found to be warmer by a maximum of 4-7 °C or even more than the surrounding rural areas thus confirming… CONTINUE READING