Important information to help you adapt to extreme heat
We recommend that our route finder tool to be used on days where the temperature is less than 30 degrees celsius. On days when the temperature is hotter than 30 degrees celsius, we advise you to look at the information on the following platforms:
Consultation has driven the design of the platform which used freely available satellite information to predict the location of likely hotspots. The work leverages existing IP but proposes a novel algorithm. The platform will deliver information that, in effect, allows users to account for the ‘niceness’ of a walk. The outcome will be a better informed and more active public who will be better equipped for extreme temperatures and more supportive of urban greening efforts generally.