Urban heat island monitoring and analysis based on remotely sensed data

Abstract

Urban heat island (UHI) is one of the main factors influencing the weather, climate, and environment in urban and its surrounding areas. In this study, MODIS's MOD11A2 product over the year of 2000-2012 is used to investigate and monitoring the UHI of Dongguan, China. The result indicates that the higher UHI intensity at day-time is frequently occurred in… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2013.6723069

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