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Urban Climate Research Center

Urban Climate Research Center

Urban Climate Research Center

Sustainable Urban Climates for Improved Quality of Life in Cities



New Report on Pavement and Urban Heat Islands

New Report on Pavement and Urban Heat Islands

Researchers from ASU’s National Center of Excellence on Smart Innovations who are also affiliated with ASU’s Urban Climate Research Center have recently completed a study: Critical Review and Gap Analysis of Impacts from Pavements on Urban Heat Island for the National Asphalt Pavement Association. The objective of the study was to identify knowledge gaps regarding […]

UCRC 2020 Poster Event Winners!

UCRC 2020 Poster Event Winners!

The Urban Climate Research Center congratulates all of the participants in this year’s virtual poster event. The format worked out quite well, resulting in very engaging discussions of all posters presented. We are also very happy to announce the winners of this year’s event.   1st Place Graduate Student category: Alyssa Henning, “Estimating Personal Ultraviolet […]

ASU Carbon Sink & Learning Forest is coming soon!

ASU Carbon Sink & Learning Forest is coming soon!

The ASU Carbon Sink & Learning Forest will be a 1,000-tree forestĀ  of Honey Mesquite, Screwbean Mesquite, and Foothills Palo Verde trees on 10.8 acres at the ASU West campus. The trees have been grown by our partners at Northern Arizona University in a special deep-pot method to facilitate drought-tolerance and survival. The trees are […]