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Effectiveness of an indoor preparation program to increase thermal resilience in elderly for heat waves \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Daanen, H.A.M. \ Herweijer, J. \ 2015
We studied the effect of a short indoor heat acclimation program on heat tolerance. Eight young and eight elderly females exercised one hour for three consecutive days in the heat. No physiological changes were observed due to this heat acclimation p ...
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Assessment of evaporative water loss from Dutch cities \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Jacobs, C.M.J. \ Elbers, J.A. \ Brolsma, R. \ Hartogensis, O.K. \ Moors, E.J. \ Rodriguez-Carretero Marquez, M.T. \ Hove, B. van \ 2015
Reliable estimates of evaporative water loss are required to assess the urban water budget in support of division of water resources among various needs, including heat mitigation measures in cities relying on evaporative cooling. We report on urban ...
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Temporal and spatial variability of urban heat island and thermal comfort within the Rotterdam agglomeration \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Hove, L.W.A. van \ Jacobs, C.M.J. \ Heusinkveld, B.G. \ Elbers, J.A. \ Driel, B.L. van \ Holtslag, A.A.M. \ 2015
This paper reports on temporal and spatial variability of local climate and outdoor human thermal comfort within the Rotterdam agglomeration. We analyse three years of meteorological observations (2010–2012) from a monitoring network. Focus is on the ...
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Overview of challenges and achievements in the climate adaptation of cities and in the Climate Proof Cities program \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Albers, R.A.W. \ Bosch, P.R. \ Blocken, B. \ Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. van den \ Hove, L.W.A. van \ Spit, T.J.M. \ 2015
Despite all international, national and local initiatives to mitigate climate change, a certain degree of climate change is unavoidable. Urban environments in particular seem vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. How can cities, which are ...
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IEC integration with urban heat storyline and the process of visualisation [Brochure]
Goosen, H. \ 2015
The Information Enrichment Chain (IEC) is an approach to support information transfer for adaptation planning. It provides a step-wise method to get from the information needs of users to a map presentation of a climate indicator
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Heated debates: the transformation of urban warming into an object of governance in the Netherlands \ Evolutionary governance theory : theory and applications [Scientific article]
Boezeman, D. \ Kooij, H.J. \ 2015
In the Netherlands climate adaptation policies and measures have been dominated by a strong water-centered discourse. We observed four moments of transformation of the object from science into governance, and will illustrate these transformations in ...
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CFD analysis of transpirational cooling by vegetation: case study for specific meteorological conditions during a heat wave in Arnhem, Netherlands \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Gromke, C. \ Blocken, B. \ Janssen, W. \ Merema, B. \ Hooff, T. van \ Timmermans, H. \ 2015
The transpirational cooling of vegetation as a measure to mitigate outdoor air temperatures was investigated for a street canyon in the city center of Arnhem, the Netherlands for the meteorological conditions of an afternoon hour on a hot summer day ...
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Amsterwarm: mapping the landuse, health and energy-efficiency implications of the Amsterdam urban heat island \ Building services engineering research & technology [Scientific article]
Hoeven, F. van der \ Wandl, A. \ 2015
The Amsterwarm project investigates the urban heat island of Amsterdam, the vulnerability of its population, the energy efficiency of its buildings and landuse. A novel mapping approach provides insights into the questions of what causes the urban he ...
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Evaporative cooling by water spray systems: CFD simulation, experimental validation and sensitivity analysis \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Montazeri, H. \ Blocken, B.J.E. \ Hensen, J.L.M. \ 2015
Evaporative cooling by water spray is increasingly used as an efficient and environmentally-friendly approach to enhance thermal comfort in built environments. The complex two-phase flow in a water spray system is influenced by many factors such as c ...
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Breakdown of the night time urban heat island energy budget \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Schrijvers, P.J.C. \ Jonker, H.J.J. \ Kenjeres, S. \ Roode, S.R. de \ 2015
This conceptual study aims at identifying the dominant factors involved in the night time urban heat island energy budget at building level for an idealized 2D urban geometry. For this purpose a simulation model has been developed which combines radi ...
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Outdoor thermal comfort within five different urban forms in the Netherlands \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Taleghani, M. \ Kleerekoper, L. \ Tenpierik, M. \ Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. van den \ 2015
Outdoor thermal comfort in urban spaces is known as an important contributor to pedestrians' health. The urban microclimate is also important more generally through its influence on urban air quality and the energy use of buildings. These issues are ...
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CFD simulation and validation of urban microclimate: a case study for Bergpolder Zuid, Rotterdam \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Toparlar, Y. \ Blocken, B. \ Vos, P. \ Heijst, G.J.F. van \ Janssen, W.D. \ Hooff, T. van \ Montazen, H. \ Timmermans, H.J.P. \ 2015
Considering climate change and the rapid trend towards urbanization, the analysis of urban microclimate is gaining importance. The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect and summer-time heat waves can significantly affect urban microclimate with negative con ...
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On the predicted effectiveness of climate adaptation measures for residential buildings \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Hooff, T. van \ Blocken, B. \ Hensen, J.L.M. \ Timmermans, H.J.P. \ 2015
In this paper, the effectiveness of six passive climate change adaptation measures applied at the level of building components is assessed using building energy simulations for three generic residential buildings as commonly built in – among others – ...
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Introductie KNMI’14 klimaatscenario’s [Presentation]
Klein Tank, A. \ 2014
Presentatie tijdens providersoverleg bij KNMI.
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Simulating future changes in the urban heat island effect based on an integration of socio-economic and climate scenarios \ Adaptation Frontiers : conference on European Climate Adaptation Research and Practice, Lisbon 10-12 March, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Koomen, E. \ Diogo, V. \ 2014
Many examples exist of studies that aim to measure the urban heat island effect using different data sources such as satellite images, weather stations and mobile devices. Yet, few studies explain local variation in the observed temperatures and appl ...
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Climate proof cities : final report [Monograph]
Rovers, V. \ Bosch, P. \ Albers, R. \ 2014
All cities in the Netherlands, large and small, are vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The degree of vulnerability varies considerably within urban areas. This means that making cities more climate proof can be done most efficiently by taki ...
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Effecten klimaat op gezondheid : actualisatie voor de Nationale Adaptatiestrategie (2016) [Monograph]
Wuijts, S. \ Vros, C. \ Schets, F.M. \ Braks, M.A.H. \ 2014
Klimaatverandering kán de volksgezondheid beïnvloeden. De consequenties daarvan kunnen onder bepaalde omstandigheden groot zijn. Zo kunnen hittegolven, die meer ziekte- en sterfgevallen tot gevolg hebben, vaker voorkomen en vorstperioden juist minder ...
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Interactieve klimaatatlas Rotterdam [Map]
Climate Adaptation Services (CAS) \ Rotterdam Climate Proof \ [2014]
De interactieve klimaatatlas is gebaseerd op de klimaatscenario's van het KNMI (2006). De meteorologische variabelen zijn voor de klimaateffectatlas vertaald naar effecten op een gebied, waarbij zo goed mogelijk rekening is gehouden met lokale omstan ...
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Stadsgroen maakt warmte draaglijker \ Resource : weekblad voor Wageningen UR [Article]
Kleis, R. \ 2014
Meer nog dan water zorgt groen ervoor dat we ons prettig voelen in een stad op een warme zomerdag. Een goede en verspreide hoeveelheid stadsgroen is daarom essentieel om stadshitte te lijf te gaan. Dat bewijst onderzoek van Wiebke Klemm. De promovend ...
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Climate proof cities : eindrapport [Monograph]
Rovers, V. \ Bosch, P. \ Albers, R. \ 2014
Alle steden in Nederland, groot en klein, zijn kwetsbaar voor de effecten van klimaatverandering. De mate van kwetsbaarheid varieert nogal binnen het stedelijk gebied. Dat betekent dat het vergroten van de klimaatbestendigheid van steden het meest ef ...
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