Fighting heat islands in the South of Spain

Feb 28, 2024News

Tackling heat islands with knowledge

Together with to other towns in Murcia, Torre Pacheco is working on a use case focusing on urban heat, a pressing issue all over Spain and Europe.

Merging data from different sources they develop strategies to minimize the summery heat by identifying vulnerable areas and applying particularly effective cooling mechanisms, using High Value Datasets (HVD).


sensor map to detect heat islands in Torre Pacheco

Map of sensors in Torre Pacheco, Murcia

Read more on relieving mechanisms for hot summers and HVD !

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