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Sebastian Pfautsch

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School microclimates

Based on empirical data collections, this report provides more than twenty practical recommendations on how to reduce the impacts of outdoor heat.
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Benchmarking heat across Campbelltown City, New South Wales

The compounding effects of climate change and rapid urbanisation cause cities to heat up. The communities of Campbelltown City in the southern region of the Greater Sydney Basin already experience extreme summer temperatures and heatwave conditions. Until now, the magnitude of air temperature variation in...
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Benchmarking heat across Cumberland Council, New South Wales

This report examines microclimatic variation across the LGA of Cumberland Council, New South Wales. During the summer of 2018/19, more than 1.4 million individual measurements of air temperature were recorded at 97 locations in and around the LGA. Our data analyses revealed that communities living...
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Benchmarking heat in Parramatta, Sydney's Central River City

The compounding effects of climate change and rapid urbanisation cause cities to heat up. The City of Parramatta in the central region of the Greater Sydney Basin already experiences extreme summer temperatures and heatwave conditions on an annual basis. This report describes microclimate across the...
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Green track for Parramatta light rail: a review

Green track is a vegetative layer composed of turf, grasses or groundcovers, planted into (i.e. between and parallel) light rail track beds. This review assesses the viability of establishing green track as part of the Parramatta Light Rail project by Transport for New South Wales.