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Sujay Kaushal in the field


Scientist Profile: Dr. Sujay Kaushal

Video profile of Dr. Sujay Kaushal, who studies the ecology of watersheds.  Includes discussion questions about scientific practice and science as a human endeavor.

urban heat island


Urban Heat Island Effect

In cities like Atlanta, the high concentration of buildings, roads, and other artificial surface areas retain heat, making urban environments up to 10° C  (18° F) warmer than rural areas.

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