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Urban heat island features of southeast Australian towns

  title={Urban heat island features of southeast Australian towns},
  author={Simon Torok and Christopher J. Morris and Carol Skinner and Neil Plummer},
The purpose of this investigation was to examine the current urban heat island (UHI) effect in a number of southeast Australian towns and to provide discussion on its potential impact on the historical temperature record. High-quality long-term historical temperature data are fundamental in the examination of climate change. Observational datasets are essential for the monitoring of climate and the analysis of past trends, and the validation of climate models. It is therefore necessary to… 

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