Hunting for Hot Spots in Kansas City’s Climate

Fengpeng Sun's research is the focus of media coverage

The project in this article is coordinated by Fengpeng Sun, a climate scientist and assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The project gathered tens of thousands of data points in one day. The Kansas City effort is part of a larger nationwide campaign to map urban pockets where temperatures can be nearly 10 degrees higher than outlying areas.

Hunting for Hot Spots in Kansas City’s Climate - Flatland

City Dwellers Swelter In Heat Islands as High Temps Hit Neighborhoods Unequally - National Catholic Reporter 

Kansas City Suffers from Severe Urban Heat. Research Now Underway Might Help Leaders Address It. - Kansas Reflector

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Published: Aug 13, 2021

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