Extreme Heat at Outdoor COVID-19 Sites

FLIR thermal image at the UArizona POD. Thermal image showing temperature differentials with the colder evaporative coolers on the left (purple) and the hotter vehicles on the right (yellow).

Final paper of my Extreme Heat at Outdoor COVID-19 Vaccination Sites research with Nicole Iroz-Elardo, Erika Austhof, Ida Sami, and Mona Arora is now available! The project began by invitation from the site operators who were very responsive in using the recommendations. It was an honor to work on this project with my colleagues to… Continue reading Extreme Heat at Outdoor COVID-19 Sites

American Planning Association: Urban Heat Resilience

I’m happy to share the American Planning Association (APA)’s Planning Advisory Service (PAS) QuickNotes #95 on Urban Heat Resilience written by myself and Sara Meerow is now available! In this PAS QuickNotes we explain trends in increasing extreme heat risk, describe the concept of heat resilience, and provide an overview of heat mitigation and management… Continue reading American Planning Association: Urban Heat Resilience