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It is Hotter in the City

Meteorology Students Research Soil Moisture and Urban Heat Islands

Leah Whiticker

March 4, 2017

  Two students at the University of Oklahoma are trying to figure out why the temperature is warmer in a metropolitan area compared to a rural area.   Jason Newby and Stuart Edris, seniors in the meteorology school, are studying the connection between soil moisture and the urban heat island...

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