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Hugo Clay

Describe and comment on the extent of the urban heat island shown. (7 marks)
The urban heat island is shown by the beige coloured shaded on the diagram. The urban
heat island is hotter than all of its surroundings, for example the diagram shows that the
peak temperature…

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Hugo Clay

Winds are affected by the size and shape of buildings. A single building can alter an airflow
passing over it. Air is displaced upwards and around the sides of the building and is also
pushed downwards in the lee of the structure.
If two separate buildings allow airflow…

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Hugo Clay

The introduction of Bio-fuels has been very unsuccessful in reducing emissions as the
production and manufacturing of it causes more pollution that the Bio-fuels actually


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