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Vivek Shandas, Urban and Public Affair faculty; Linda George, Environmental Sciences and Management faculty; and David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, were featured in a story, “Hotter Summers Mean More Health Risks In Urban Heat Isl
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Posted: October 7, 2013

Vivek Shandas, Urban and Public Affair faculty; Linda George, Environmental Sciences and Management faculty; and David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, were featured in a story, “Hotter Summers Mean More Health Risks In Urban Heat Islands,” aired by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Oct. 1. The story highlights their research, which focuses on urban air quality, heat islands, and the promise of canopied vegetation in mitigating the exacerbation of both.