Call for abstracts for UCRC Poster Event now open

Urban Climate Research

Call for abstracts for UCRC Poster Event now open

The Urban Climate Research Center is delighted to announce the Call for ABSTRACTS for the 2024 UCRC Annual Poster Event. Learners and researchers from high school to higher education faculty

2022 Brazel Lecture – Cities and Climate Change

Our 2022 Anthony J. Brazel Urban Climate Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Karen Seto of Yale University. The event will begin with light snacks at 4:30pm in the Alumni

Ariane Middel elected President of IAUC!

The UCRC’s own Ariane Middel was recently elected to serve the International Association for Urban Climate (IAUC) as its new President for the period 2022-2026. Joining Middel on the IAUC

Cool Pavement Pilot Project – Year 2!

In 2020 the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department partnered with researchers at ASU to explore the performance of cool paving (lighter colored seal coats applied to existing residential streets).

UCRC 2020 Poster Event Winners!

The Urban Climate Research Center congratulates all of the participants in this year’s virtual poster event. The format worked out quite well, resulting in very engaging discussions of all posters

ASU Carbon Sink & Learning Forest is coming soon!

The ASU Carbon Sink & Learning Forest will be a 1,000-tree forest  of Honey Mesquite, Screwbean Mesquite, and Foothills Palo Verde trees on 10.8 acres at the ASU West campus.

UCRC Poster Event 2020–RSVP required!

We are excited to announce the 3rd annual Urban Climate Research Center Poster Event. This year’s event includes posters from 8 ASU schools and collaborators at 4 other universities. As it

UCRC Exploring Cool Pavements in Phoenix

This summer the City of Phoenix has been experimenting with a cool-seal product that replaces the traditional very dark seal coat that is applied to streets every 3-5 years with

The motley drivers of heat and cold exposure in 21st century US cities

Ashley Broadbent, an Assistant Research Professor in Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, and faculty affiliate of the Urban Climate Research Center, together with colleagues Scott Krayenhoff and Matei Georgescu, has

New opportunities for graduate students in the UCRC!

It is not uncommon for projects to be funded out of sync with the normal graduate student recruitment and application processes. In fact, we have several projects that have recently

UCRC Faculty Affiliate Awarded Prestigious CAREER Grant

UCRC Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Ariane Middel, Assistant Professor of the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has been awarded an NSF Career Award

Urban Climate Session at European Geophysical Union

 Please consider submitting an abstract to the following session: European Geophysical Union (EGU) general assembly, 3-8 May 2020: CL2.5: Urban climate, urban biometeorology, and science tools for cities Organized by: Matei