Vocabulary Catalog List Detail - Heat Island Effect Glossary

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Terminology Services ID
Heat Island Effect Glossary
Description
Scientific concepts related to heat island mitigation
Publishing Organization
Office of Air and Radiation
Last Update
February 9, 2009
 
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Albedo
American National Standards Institute
American Society for Testing and Materials
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
Anthropogenic Heat
Asphalt Cement Concrete
Asphalt Chip Sealing
Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoats
Biogenic Hydrocarbons
Bioremediation & Phytoremediation
British thermal unit
Built-Up Roof
Canopy
Climate Change
Concrete
Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area
Continental Climate
Cool Roofs
Cooling Degree Day
Direct and Indirect Energy Savings
DOE-2 Model
Elastomeric Roof Coatings
Emittance
Energy Balance
Evaporative Emissions
Evapotranspiration
Field Campaign
Global Warming
Green Roofs
Greenhouse Gas
Heat Exhaustion
Heat-Health Watch Warning Systems
Heat Stroke
Heating Degree Day
Heating Penalty
Homology Mapping
Infrared Radiation
Joule
Kilowatt hour
Landsat 7 Satellite
Low-Slope Roof
Mesoscale Model
Microclimate
Mixing Layer
National Ambient Air Quality Standards
Nitrogen Oxides
Nonattainment Area
Ozone
Photochemical Modeling
Photovoltaic Cells
Polyurethane Spray Foam
Porous Block Pavement Systems
Portland Cement Concrete
Pyranometer
R-Value
Radiation
Radiometer
Remote Sensing
Resin Modified Emulsion Pavement
Sedum
Single-Ply Roof
Sloped Roofs
Solar Radiation
Solar Reflectance
Solar Reflectance Index
State Implementation Plan
Steep-Slope Roofs
Surface Roughness
Therm
Transect Study
Transmittance
Typical Meteorological Year
Urban Fabric Analysis
Urban Heat Island Effect
Volatile Organic Compounds
Watt
Whitetopping
Winter Penalty
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