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Measuring And Mitigating Urban Heat Island In Yogyakarta City Using Remote Sensing

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Vina Nurul Husna, Nurul Ihsan Fawzi, Irza Arnita Nur



urban heat island, remote sensing, Yogyakarta City.



Increased temperature in urban areas is one of the impacts of urbanization. Urban Heat Island (UHI) is one impact resulting from that increased temperature. Through UHI measurements, the influence of urban development on the increase of temperature can be measured. The aim of this paper to calculate of UHI intensity and distribution using remote sensing and its mitigate UHI. Study area in the city of Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta. Remote sensing data was used is Landsat 8 acquired at June 24, 2013, path/row 120/65. The land surface temperature extraction method using inversion of Planck Law with emissivity and atmospheric correction using radiative transfer equation. The result we obtained intensity of UHI that occurred in the city of Yogyakarta is ±2.5oC. We found that Malioboro and its surrounding areas are potentially become UHI, therefore mitigation efforts are required. To reduce UHI impact to people and tourist, we must increase distribution of vegetation or using green roof.



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