Understanding Urban Heat: New Heat Map of Philadelphia Reveals Local Landscape Effects

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The new high-resolution heat map of Philadelphia developed by The Nature Conservancy provides valuable insights into the impact of local landscape features on temperature and humidity. This comprehensive heat map highlights the variation in heat across different areas of the city and identifies urban heat islands. By understanding these local effects, urban planners and policymakers can make informed decisions to mitigate the urban heat island effect and create more comfortable environments for residents.