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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 230365, 10 pages
The Impact of the Urban Heat Island during an Intense Heat Wave in Oklahoma City
1Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, USA
2Center for Applied Social Research, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, USA
Received 29 May 2009; Revised 1 October 2009; Accepted 10 January 2010
Academic Editor: Sue Grimmond
Copyright © 2010 Jeffrey B. Basara et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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