About this book
This book describes the observation of urban climates in Latin-American and their relationships with urban sprawl, the economic emergence of Latin American countries, social segregation, urban ecology, disasters and resilience. The chapters include contributions dealing with urban heat islands, local climate zones, thermal comfort, air pollution, extreme climate index, green infrastructure, health issues and adaptions based on the socio-economic background of urban areas.
This book revises the role of urban planning and environmental governance, highlighting the singularities in climate adaptation policies in developing countries.
Table of Contents
Urban Heat Islands, Local Climate Zones, and Thermal Comfort
Air Pollution and Urban Climates
Climate Disasters, Health, and Urban Resilience
- Urban Climates in Latin America
- Springer International Publishing
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Prof. Cristián Henríquez
Prof. Hugo Romero