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Urban Heat Islands – Strategy Plan Vienna

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The project “Urban Heat Islands – Strategy Plan Vienna” is part of the international CE (Central Europe) project “Urban Heat Islands – Development and application of mitigation and adaptation strategies and measures for counteracting the global Urban Heat Islands phenomenon” (duration 2011-2014). Within the framework of the international project eight metropolises are examined. The aim of the project is the identification of measures and adaptations to reduce the negative aspects of urban warming. The intention is to develop a strategic plan for the City of Vienna to implement urban and open space planning measures as well as urban ecology measures that reduce the negative aspects of urban warming. Based on planning tools and instruments of the different control levels of urban planning and development, possibilities of action for the City of Vienna and in addition, opportunities to raise awareness and promote acceptance of measures that reduce urban heat effects will be identified.

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University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna

Published in Climate-ADAPT Jun 07 2016   -   Last Modified in Climate-ADAPT Dec 07 2021

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