Livermore National Labs research group site. Contains information from a Heat Island informational pamphlet. The group studies the extent of the heat island phenomena and the effectiveness of different ways of combatting it.
Reports of surface albedo (reflectivity) of Los Angeles and California's South Coast Air Basin (SoCAB).
NASA's High Spatial Resolution Airborne Multispectral Thermal Infrared Data to Support Analysis and Modeling Tasks in EOS IDS Project ATLANTA.
Australian Bureau of Meteology information on the impacts of climate on urban design.
NASA analysis of blistering - and refreshing - spots in Salt Lake City.
California's capital glows - and has cool spots, too - in an aerial image from a study of how urban forests can help keep cities from overheating.
An on-line course focusing on the effect of climate and architectural design upon each other in Hong Kong.
New York Times feature story about the urban heat island effect, focusing on Project ATLANTA. [Registration required -- free]
English version of German urban climate study group resource page.
Research activities with a particular focus on air exchange in and out of the subway system.