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[18 Aug 2016 | Comments: 0 | 67]
Urban Green Areas as Cooling Safeguards

In March-August 2016 NGO “Green Wave” has implemented the project “Management of urban green areas as an element of adaptation to climate change in cities.” The project analyzed legal framework of creating and managing urban green zones, as well as estimated how to maintain green zones in a sustainable manner to ensure comfort living of citizens under “heat waves” which nowadays occur in every big Ukrainian city due to climate change.

How to estimate the effectiveness of green zones in a city to face climate change? The project team used a method of thermal surface mapping of green zones with drone and thermal camera in the …