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The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article demonstrates how as cities add roads, buildings, industry, and people heat islands are created in urban areas. Some consequences include:human discomfort and sometimes human health risks, increase in energy use, leading to release of more greenhouse gases, air pollution and increased levels of urban ozone, and higher costs because of greater water and energy use.

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  • Education > General

Education Levels:

    Keywords:

    NSDL,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Learner,Research,Environmental Sciences,Population Biology,Social Sciences,General public & informal education,Middle school 6-8,Profession (degree program),Graduate,Public health,High school lower division 9-10,Sociobiology,Life Science,Article,Teach,Teacher,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Learn,High school upper division 11-12,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Reference Material,Non-journal article,Continuing education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035921555T,Education,Geoscience,Undergraduate upper division 15-16,Geography

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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