22 Feb '18, 3pm

Urban Heat Islands Punch Holes in Fog

In 2016, a satellite image showed peculiar holes in a layer of fog over northern India. Those holes seemed to correspond with the locations of major cities, but the cause was a mystery. “I would definitely say there is a connection with the cities,” said Steve Lang, a research meteorologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in an Earth Observatory story about the phenomenon . “But without being there, we can only speculate that it could be due to either additional aerosols, urban heat islands, or both, having an effect on the clouds.” A recent study led by Ritesh Gautam of the Indian Institute of Technology (now at Environmental Defense Fund), has found that Lang and other scientists were correct in their hypothesis that aerosols and urban heating can influence fog. The paper was published January 2018 in Geophysical Research Letters . “The urban heat island effect is ...

Full article: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=91742&...

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