A CASE STUDY ON LOCAL SCALE URBAN HEAT ISLAND IN SUB URBAN REGION OF INDIA
At present, the metropolitan cities are monotonously facing Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect all over the world. UHI effect is kind of heat accretion phenomenon that leads to so many problems in urban areas. The impact of UHI effect is even getting worse due to improper urbanization, inappropriate planning and designing of towns. Not only metropolitan cities are encountering high UHI effect, the developing suburbs are also expected to experience the destructive impact on health and well beings, so suburban area are also under the threat of global warming and UHI effect. The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the various divergent mitigation strategies using urban microclimate simulation model for a part of the surveyed region.
Index Terms - Urban heat islands, urban microclimate, simulation, mitigation measures