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Modeling Reveals Significant Climatic Impacts of Megapolitan Expansion
August 13, 2012
In the first study to attempt to quantify the impact of rapidly expanding megapolitan areas on regional climate, a team of researchers from Arizona State University and the National Center for Atmospheric Research has established that local maximum summertime warming resulting from projected expansion of the urban Sun Corridor could approach 4 degrees Celsius.
Arizona State University
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