Event Title

How cities shape climate and why smart urban design may help prevent natural disasters

Presenter Information

Dev Niyogi, Purdue UniversityFollow

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Infographic

Description

Cities play an important role in shaping the future of climate change, because a city can affect the climate of the region around it. This talk will discuss how technology can help us better understand how cities impact climate and how we can use this information to mitigate some of the harmful effects of urbanization and changing climate, such as heat waves and flooding.

Location

Stewart 202

Start Date

10-6-2018 11:30 AM

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Oct 6th, 11:30 AM

How cities shape climate and why smart urban design may help prevent natural disasters

Stewart 202

Cities play an important role in shaping the future of climate change, because a city can affect the climate of the region around it. This talk will discuss how technology can help us better understand how cities impact climate and how we can use this information to mitigate some of the harmful effects of urbanization and changing climate, such as heat waves and flooding.