Professor's Heat Mapping Project to Show Who Suffers Most in Kansas City Heat

The Kansas City Star talked to Fengpeng Sun, UMKC Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences assistant professor

Summer heat can be deadly and some populations are at more risk because of their location. 

“We want to show and study how the excessive warming pattern is distributed across our backyard in the KC metro area,” said Fengpeng Sun, assistant professor with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, which is leading the campaign to find out where those heat islands exist in Kansas City. Read the full story. Watch the video. (subscription required)

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Published: Jun 23, 2021

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