The project idea

Implementation of a forecAsting System for urban heaT Island effect for the development of urban adaptation strategies.                                          

Expected Results

Pilot UHI forecasting systems in two cities, a web-based open access portal  & long-term adaptation tools and contribution to EU adaptation strategy.

Live forecast data

The LIFE ASTI application provides short-term forecast and future projection of the UHI phenomenon in three Mediterranean cities.                                                           

The project LIFE ASTI will lead to a substantial contribution to the overall aim of the EU Adaptation Strategy by developing policies for a better adaptation to UHI impacts, especially during summer heat waves, reducing the heat wave risk in metropolitan areas by introducing heat prevention services, and better-implementing energy efficiency guidelines in European cities. The two Mediterranean cities were chosen to give a representative geographical coverage, to reflect different environmental conditions and to support one of the major EU policy priorities for joint forces and transnational cooperation.



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