Urban Heat Island Temperature Mapping Campaign

Raleigh and Durham – 2021

Post-campaign articles

Monday numbers: Our concrete jungles harm vulnerable people and contribute to climate change

NC Policy Watch – February 14, 2022

Sensor, satellite data help map, predict heat islands

GCN – February 9, 2022

Study shows uneven heat differences in areas of Raleigh and Durham

WUNC North Carolina Public Radio – February 8, 2022

Raleigh, Durham warming: Data shows cities have several urban heat islands

WRAL – February 4, 2022

Pre-campaign articles

Durham County Joins NOAA, City of Raleigh and Community Partners to Map Urban Heat Islands

Durham County, NC – May 13, 2021

May 2021 episode of the “In Touch with Durham County Government Show”

Durham County, NC – May 2, 2021

Where is it hottest in the Triangle? Researchers set out to map urban heat islands.

The News & Observer – April 26, 2021

The County Manager’s Blog

Durham This Week Online – April 23, 2021

What are the hottest local neighborhoods? Raleigh, Durham residents can help find out

WRAL – April 22, 2021

NOAA and communities to map heat inequities in 11 states

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – April 14, 2021

NC Project Aims to Map Urban Heat Islands

Public News Service – March 25, 2021