Current Research Projects
The Right Shade for the Right Place
07/2019 – 06/2020
Sponsored by the Healthy Urban Environment Initiative (HUE), Arizona State University, in collaboration with City of Tempe
Florian A. Schneider, Ariane Middel, Saud AlKhaled, Björn Hagen, Paul Coseo, 50 Grades of Shade – Assessment of engineered and natural shade in hot dry communities. EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna, Austria, April 7–12, 2019.
Bjoern Hagen, Saud AlKhaled, Paul Coseo, Ariane Middel, 50 Grades of Shade – Assessment of engineered and natural shade in hot dry communities, 10th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC-10), New York, August 6–10, 2018.
NPR Here & Now (September 2019): Phoenix Residents Will Need To Adapt To An Even Hotter Climate
Fox 10 News (September 2019): ASU professor studies how different types of shade can help keep us cool in the heat
Health Impact Project
07/2019 – 02/2020
Sponsored by the PEW Charitable Trust, in collaboration with City of Tempe
A Simulation Platform to Enhance Infrastructure and Community Resilience to Extreme Heat Events
Transformative Climate Communities
05/2019 – 04/2020
Sponsored by the UCLA Luskin Center