American Journal of Remote Sensing

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017

  • Spatio-Temporal Trends of Urban Heat Island and Surface Temperature in Izmir, Turkey

    Doğukan Doğu Yavaşlı

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 16 November 2017
    Accepted: 24 November 2017
    Published: 24 December 2017
    Abstract: The distinct characteristics of urban and non-urban land cover usually results with a positive difference in surface temperatures and is referred to as the urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon. This paper assesses the spatio-temporal formation of UHI and land surface temperatures (LSTs) in Izmir, Turkey, situated in a Mediterranean climate region. LS... Show More