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Urban form and extreme heat events: are sprawling cities more vulnerable to climate change than compact cities?

Authors
  • Stone, Brian
  • Hess, Jeremy J
  • Frumkin, Howard
Type
Published Article
Journal
Environmental Health Perspectives
Publisher
Environmental Health Perspectives
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2010
Volume
118
Issue
10
Pages
1425–1428
Identifiers
PMID: 21114000
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The design and management of land use in metropolitan regions may offer an important tool for adapting to the heat-related health effects associated with ongoing climate change.

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