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Study Questions
How does urban vegetation influence comfort level, especially in warm climates?
What are the advantages and disadvantage of satellite-derived thermal measure-
ments and in situ air temperatures observations for an urban area?
How do you expect the urban heat island effect in a typical temperate city like
New York City to vary compared to an arid city like Kuwait City as both cities
expand over a period of time?
Why is spectral mixing analysis (SMA) more appropriate and useful for urban
vegetation mapping than the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI)?
From a hypothetical triangular scatterplot generated from surface temperature
and vegetation fraction, sketch and discuss the trend of urbanization?
Discuss the pros and cons of spectral mixture techniques and non-spectral mixture
techniques for urban vegetation mapping?
How does the physical environment in urban area alter the flux of mass and
energy compared to the surrounding non-urban areas?
Discuss the major public issues associated with urban vegetation and urban
thermal environments?
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