Urban physics

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Abstract

Urban Physics is the multiscale and interdisciplinary research area dealing with physical processes in urban environments that influence our everyday health, comfort and productivity. It involves disciplines ranging from mesoscale meteorology to human thermophysiology. The introductory lecture addresses basic research on numerical modeling of microscale atmospheric boundary layer processes as well as practical applications such as outdoor air pollution, pedestrian wind comfort and the urban heat island effect.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)978-90-386-3250-6
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Inaugurele rede, uitgesproken op 5 oktober 2012 aan de Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

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