Urban heat hazard on University of Malaya Campus

A. Wibowo, Mariney Binti Mohd Yusoff, Tengku Adeline Adura Binti Tengku Hamzah

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Urban heat is a phenomenon that caused bay relationship solar heat and land cover types consequence, and the urban heat effect on the environment and impact on human activities. It is effect and impact become a hazard when upper the threshold. The study objective to examine the urban heat hazard on the University of Malaya Campus. The method uses remote sensing, gis, and perception study to examines the urban heat hazard. The result explained that the maximum temperature from land cover type was upper than 32°C during 2013-2016. The result concluded that the maximum temperature from land cover type (>32°C) was categorized as a strong heat stress UHS and AST using UTCI. The perceptions from UM student categories very hot and very uncomfortable. This condition would impact on human health with increasing stress caused by sweating and blood flow. It could be an impact on health with cardiovascular embarrassment and dangerous heat stroke. Those are urban heat hazard happened on University Malaya campus.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012044
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2020
Event2019 International Conference of Science and Applied Geography, ICOSAG 2019 - Depok, West Java, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Aug 2019 → …


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