Determination of places in the great Athens area where the heat island effect is observed

  title={Determination of places in the great Athens area where the heat island effect is observed},
  author={Iro Livada and M. Santamouris and K. Niachou and N. Papanikolaou and Giouli K. Mihalakakou},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Climatology},
SummaryThe major Athens area is surrounded by high mountains to the north and the east and is influenced by the sea (Saronic Gulf) to the south. As a result of its topography, the city experiences significant variations in its ventilation patterns even over small distances.The main purpose of the present study is to define places in the major Athens area where the heat island effect occurs. Several important climatic parameters are examined in combination with the application of various… 
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