Object

Title: UTCI: validation and practical application to the assessment of urban outdoor thermal comfort

Creator:

Bröde, Peter ; Krüger, Eduardo L. ; Fiala, Dusan

Date issued/created:

2013

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 86 No. 1 (2013)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

References:

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

86

Issue:

1

Start page:

11

End page:

20

Format:

File size 1,5 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

10.7163/GPol.2013.2 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:29011

Source:

CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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