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What does UHI stand for?

UHI stands for Urban Heat Island

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Timing of Spring and Fall Affected by Urban Heat Islands The urban heat island effect has been shown to influence the onset of spring and autumn in some areas, but not others.
Manufacturer hopes to decrease Urban Heat Island effect Jotun Paints, a leading producer of paints and coatings, has launched an exterior product in the UAE in response to the growing demand for heat-reflective and eco-friendly paints.
Their topics include temperature and urban heat islands, urban mammals, habitat function in urban riparian zones, characteristics of urban soils, lawn ecology, invasive plants and urban environments, urban riparian function, urban stream ecology, services in natural and human dominated ecosystems, green roofs and garden roofs, and green infrastructure planning.
The thermal mapping scheme, which was incidentally undertaken in the winter month of December 2009, showed some areas were witnessing a phenomenon known as urban heat island effect (UHI) - thus necessitating more air-conditioning in these areas.