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Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to tackle urban health issues

(2019) URBAN CLIMATE. 27. p.227-242
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In order to reduce climate-related health issues in Sub-Saharan cities, a better understanding of the spatial and temporal processes affecting urban climates is required. In this context, this paper mobilizes the potential of urban climate modelling and remote sensing to improve the understanding of urban health risk variations in Sub-Saharan Africa. The combination of Stewart and Oke's (2012) universal classification of Local Climate Zones with very high resolution satellite imagery is explored for the parameterization of a simple urban canopy model (TERRA_URB) over two cities: Kampala (Uganda) and Dakar (Senegal). Key challenges, such as data scarcity and performing analyses on multi spatio-temporal scales are emphasized. Applications for a better understanding of links between urban climates and intra-urban health issues in highly dynamic urban environments are illustrated and discussed taking intra-urban malaria risk as an example.
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MALARIA TRANSMISSION, AIR-TEMPERATURE, ENERGY-BALANCE, VECTOR-BORNE, MODEL, IMPACT, WATER, PARAMETRIZATION, CLASSIFICATION, URBANIZATION

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Brousse, Oscar, et al. “Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to Tackle Urban Health Issues.” URBAN CLIMATE, vol. 27, 2019, pp. 227–42, doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2018.12.004.
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Brousse, O., Georganos, S., Demuzere, M., Vanhuysse, S., Wouters, H., Wolff, E., … Dujardin, S. (2019). Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to tackle urban health issues. URBAN CLIMATE, 27, 227–242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.12.004
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Brousse, Oscar, Stefanos Georganos, Matthias Demuzere, Sabine Vanhuysse, Hendrik Wouters, Eléonore Wolff, Catherine Linard, Nicole P-M van Lipzig, and Sébastien Dujardin. 2019. “Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to Tackle Urban Health Issues.” URBAN CLIMATE 27: 227–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.12.004.
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Brousse, Oscar, Stefanos Georganos, Matthias Demuzere, Sabine Vanhuysse, Hendrik Wouters, Eléonore Wolff, Catherine Linard, Nicole P-M van Lipzig, and Sébastien Dujardin. 2019. “Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to Tackle Urban Health Issues.” URBAN CLIMATE 27: 227–242. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2018.12.004.
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Brousse O, Georganos S, Demuzere M, Vanhuysse S, Wouters H, Wolff E, et al. Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to tackle urban health issues. URBAN CLIMATE. 2019;27:227–42.
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O. Brousse et al., “Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to tackle urban health issues,” URBAN CLIMATE, vol. 27, pp. 227–242, 2019.
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  abstract     = {In order to reduce climate-related health issues in Sub-Saharan cities, a better understanding of the spatial and temporal processes affecting urban climates is required. In this context, this paper mobilizes the potential of urban climate modelling and remote sensing to improve the understanding of urban health risk variations in Sub-Saharan Africa. The combination of Stewart and Oke's (2012) universal classification of Local Climate Zones with very high resolution satellite imagery is explored for the parameterization of a simple urban canopy model (TERRA_URB) over two cities: Kampala (Uganda) and Dakar (Senegal). Key challenges, such as data scarcity and performing analyses on multi spatio-temporal scales are emphasized. Applications for a better understanding of links between urban climates and intra-urban health issues in highly dynamic urban environments are illustrated and discussed taking intra-urban malaria risk as an example.},
  author       = {Brousse, Oscar and Georganos, Stefanos and Demuzere, Matthias and Vanhuysse, Sabine and Wouters, Hendrik and Wolff, Eléonore and Linard, Catherine and van Lipzig, Nicole P-M and Dujardin, Sébastien},
  issn         = {2212-0955},
  journal      = {URBAN CLIMATE},
  keywords     = {MALARIA TRANSMISSION,AIR-TEMPERATURE,ENERGY-BALANCE,VECTOR-BORNE,MODEL,IMPACT,WATER,PARAMETRIZATION,CLASSIFICATION,URBANIZATION},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {227--242},
  title        = {Using Local Climate Zones in Sub-Saharan Africa to tackle urban health issues},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.12.004},
  volume       = {27},
  year         = {2019},
}

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