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Title:

UTCI applications in practice (methodological questions)

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 94 No. 2 (2021)

Creator:

Błażejczyk, Krzysztof : Autor ; Kuchcik, Magdalena : Autor

Affiliation:

Błażejczyk, Krzysztof : Climate Impacts Laboratory, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences ; Kuchcik, Magdalena : Climate Impacts Laboratory, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Date issued/created:

2021

Description:

24 cm

Subject and Keywords:

problems with UTCI in use ; data bases ; meant radiant temperature ; mapping ; human health

Abstract:

UTCI, although it was developed with the participation of scientists from 22 countries, it has shortcomings and people using it face various obstacles. The difficulties include wide range of issues: from different availability of meteorological data in individual countries, through the kind of air temperature which should be properly used in calculations, or the need of recalculation of wind speed. However the biggest subject concern algorithms for mean radiant temperature (Mrt) calculations, different models and programs which simplify calculations of this complex index though introduce different approximations and, as a result, many false results. The paper presents also wide range of UTCI applications in urban bioclimate studies and bioclimatic mapping, climate-human health researches and biometeorological forecasts which were the primary purpose of the index creation, but also applications in tourism and recreation or even in bioclimate change analysis.

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Geographia Polonica

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165

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