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Development and application of mitigation and adaptation
strategies and measures for counteracting the global
Urban Heat Islands phenomenon
This project is implemented through
the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme
co-financed by the ERDF

UHI Local Event in Warsaw – May 28, 2014

On May 28th, 2014 Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences held a local event on urban heat island phenomenon in Warsaw. Organization of the seminar was related to the implementation of the international scientific project UHI, dedicated to the development of mitigation and adaptation strategies for counteracting the global urban heat island phenomenon.

The main aim of the event was to present information about temporal and spatial differentiation of UHI in Warsaw, the impact of the phenomenon on health and living conditions of Warsaw citizens and mitigation and adaptation strategies (invitation and agenda in the appendix). Seminar consisted of 3 parts conducted by the following experts: climatologists from IGiPZ PAN (PP08), doctors from Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine (PP10) and urban architects from Warsaw University of Technology. During seminar the information on the UHI project objectives and its implementation was introduced and promoted.

Local event aroused the great interest among the guests. During discussion many questions were asked, especially concerning UHI intensity in Warsaw, microclimatic measurements in pilot areas, allergenic vegetation in the chosen areas of the city and indications for replacing them. One of the topics concerns also the methods of the real mitigation of UHI phenomenon and the possible ways of adaptation.

The seminar was addressed to all those interested in this subject, also citizens of the city: advertisement was send by emails but also published in a newspaper. It was attended by 56 people: city residents, the representatives of The Municipality of Warsaw, urban planners, scientists and media.

Information about results of local event was posted in many articles and in social media (see attachments) but spread also through radio interviews.

Documents:

2nd Local Event Warsaw Report EN
2nd Local Event Warsaw Report EN

2nd_local_event_Warsaw_report_EN.pdf

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Invitation And Agenda (in Polish)
Invitation And Agenda (in Polish)

Invitation and agenda (in Polish).pdf

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Media 1 - Gazeta Wyborcza
Media 1 - Gazeta Wyborcza

Media 1 - Gazeta Wyborcza.pdf

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Media 2 - Onet
Media 2 - Onet

Media 2 - Onet.pdf

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Media 3 - Racjonalista
Media 3 - Racjonalista

Media 3 - Racjonalista.pdf

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Media 4 - WP
Media 4 - WP

Media 4 - WP.pdf

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Presentations   (7 files)

Ogólnie informacje o projekcie UHI i jego wynikach
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Profil alergenowości szaty roślinnej terenów pilotażowych programu MWC
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Propozycje ograniczenia miejskiej wyspy ciepła i niezbędne działania adaptacyjne
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Rozwój Urbanistyczny Warszawy – plany i rzeczywistość
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Sieć monitoringu miejskiej wyspy ciepła w Warszawie
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Wpływ zjawiska miejskiej wyspy ciepła na zdrowie (Bkrecisz)
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„Wyspa Ciepła” a rozwiązania architektoniczno urbanistyczne
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