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- Lemus-Canovas, Marc; Martin-Vide, Javier; Moreno-Garcia, M. Carmen; Lopez-Bustins, Joan A.
- The Science of the total environment 2020 v.699 pp. 134307
- Landsat; air temperature; cluster analysis; cold; data collection; fabrics; forests; heat; heat island; human population; land cover; metropolitan areas; principal component analysis; regression analysis; remote sensing; spring; summer; surface temperature; winter; Mediterranean region; Spain
- ... The Barcelona Metropolitan Area (BMA) is located in Catalonia, northeastern Spain. With a population of over 3 billion people, the BMA is one of the most populous metropolitan areas on the Mediterranean coast. A local climatic modification known as the urban heat island (UHI) occurs in the urban areas. The UHI is usually quantified by means of air temperature, although remote sensing can be used t ...