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Heat island effect and heat stress - Conference in Arnhem, NL

On May 26th 2010 a Dutch National Conference on "Heat island effect and heat stress" took place in Villa Sonsbeek, Arnhem/NL. The Conference was organised by the Future Cities partners Arnhem, Nijmegen...[more]


City of Arnhem presents first results of the Urban Climate Analysis Map

The concept of the Urban Climate Analysis Map of Arnhem is accomplished. The effects of heat in the city can be shown by this map. At the conference “Urban Heat Islands” on the 26th of May 2010 the first results of this map will...[more]


Report of the 4th Working Group Meeting now available

The 4th Working Group Meeting of Future Cities took place in Maasbommel near Tiel in the Netherlands. For two days the Future Cities project partners and working members intensely worked on the concrete developement of the Future...[more]


Dutch maptable tested by Future Cities partnership

During the 4th Working Group meeting of the Future Cities project in Tiel, NL, an innovative tool was tested by the partnership: The so-called maptable has been developed by the company mapsup for Dutch cities,...[more]


Working Group chairs agree on concept for assessment check

The chairs of the 4 Future Cities Working Groups met on Wednesday 27th January 2010 in Essen, Germany, to develop the concept of the assessment check for climate-proof city regions. While outside the local climate was influenced...[more]


Happy New Year!

The Future Cities partnership wishes to you a happy New Year and all the best for a successful, healthy and climate-resilient New Year 2010![more]


Heat-scan of the City Region Arnhem Nijmegen

Last summer Dakwacht made a succesfull flight over the City Region Arnhem Nijmegen to investigate the heat radiation at night. Within the so called 'heat-scan' an infrared picture was made to determine the intensity of heat...[more]

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