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Temperatures, Mobile Sensors, Urban Heat Islands
Many schools in the US are currently placed in urban heat islands. Children attending these schools are thought to be at greater risk to heat stress related health concerns. We used mobile heat sensors to see if there was a quantifiable difference between the playgrounds and parks within and between two schools with differing park sizes.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Kendall, Nicholas and Lee, Xuhui, "Rising Recess Temperatures: Quantifying the Cooling Effect of School Parks" (2022). Library/Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition 2022. 22.
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