C12.04 Climatology

Session: Urban Climates 1

Chairpersons: Hadas Saaroni, Krzysztof Fortuniak

Urban greenery as a tool for city cooling: The Israeli experience in a variety of climatic zones

Oded Potchter (1), Limor Bar-Shashua (2)

(1) Department of Geography and the Human Environment, Tel Aviv University

(2) Ministry of Environmental Protection of Israel


Microclimate and thermal perception in a Mediterranean coastal urban park       

David Pearlmutter (1), Hadas Saaroni (2), Tali Hatuka (2)

(1) Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

(2) Department of Geography and Human Environment, Tel Aviv University


Urban ecosystem service assessments in Szeged (Hungary)

Márton Kiss, Ágnes Takács, Eszter Tanács, Agnes Gulyás, Department of Climatology and Landscape Ecology, University of Szeged


Dynamic of Urban Heat Island in selected housing estate in Warsaw - possibilities of mitigation and adaptation

Krzysztof Błażejczyk, Magdalena Kuchcik, Jakub Szmyd, Paweł Milewski, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences


Predictions of urban warming in Israelis cities, using RegCM Model         

Hofit Itzhak Ben-Shalom (1), Rana Samuels (2), Oded Potchter (3), Pinhas Alpert (2)

(1) The Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University

(2) Department of Geophysical, Atmosphere and Planetary Science, Tel-Aviv University

(3) Department of Geography and the Human Environment, Tel-Aviv University