Sensing Hotterdam: Crowd sensing the Rotterdam urban heat island
Sensing Hotterdam: Crowd sensing the Rotterdam urban heat island

Authors

  • Frank van der Hoeven TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Alexander Wandl TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Betul Demir TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Sophie Dikmans TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Jafeth Hagoort TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Marco Moretto TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Pinar Sefkatli TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Frans Snijder TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Siriluck Songsri TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Patrick Stijger TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Natalie Yakovleva TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Derk Wijtsma TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Bert Blocken Eindhoven University of Technology, Built Environment

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7480/spool.2014.2.935

Keywords:

urban heat island, rotterdam, adaptation, urban design

Abstract

Sensing Hotterdam recorded the temperature in 1,000 Rotterdam homes and at 300 public spaces in the summer of 2014 in order to outline the links between the urban heat island, the built environment and public health in the city of Rotterdam. The measured outdoor temperature readings point to a clear heat island effect in Rotterdam. Temperatures in homes are generally higher than those in the surrounding area, and also show a large degree of variation. Indoor temperatures are less affected by local outdoor temperatures than we had expected.

How to Cite

van der Hoeven, F., Wandl, A., Demir, B., Dikmans, S., Hagoort, J., Moretto, M., Sefkatli, P., Snijder, F., Songsri, S., Stijger, P., Yakovleva, N., Wijtsma, D., & Blocken, B. (2014). Sensing Hotterdam: Crowd sensing the Rotterdam urban heat island. SPOOL, 1(2), 43–58. https://doi.org/10.7480/spool.2014.2.935

Published

2014-12-31

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