The project Summer in the City is a collaboration between the eScienceCenter and Wageningen University.

Project Leader: Prof. dr. A.A.M. Holtslag WUR photoholtslag
Model development and evaluation : Dr. ir. G.J. Steeneveld WUR photosteeneveld
Model development and evaluation : Dr. ir. R.J. Ronda WUR photoronda
Observations and data analysis : Dr. B.G. Heusinkveld WUR photoheusinkveld
eScience research engineer : Dr. J.J. Attema Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research Netherlands eScienceCenter photoattema
eScience research engineer : Dr. R. van Haren Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research Netherlands eScienceCenter photovanharen


  • Koopmans, S., Theeuwes, N. E., Steeneveld, G. J. and Holtslag, A. A. M. (2014), Modelling the influence of urbanization on the 20th century temperature record of weather station De Bilt (The Netherlands). Int. J. Climatol.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4087
  • Overeem, A.; Robinson, J.C.R.; Leijnse, H.; Steeneveld, G.J.; Horn, B.K.P.; Uijlenhoet, R., 2014: Stadstemperatuur in beeld met smartphones, Meteorologica, vol 23 (3), 16 - 18.
  • Steeneveld, G. J., S. Koopmans, B. G. Heusinkveld, L. W. A. van Hove, and A. A. M. Holtslag (2011), Quantifying urban heat island effects and human comfort for cities of variable size and urban morphology in the Netherlands, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JD015988.
  • Overeem, A., J. C. R. Robinson, H. Leijnse, G. J. Steeneveld, B. K. P. Horn, R. Uijlenhoet, 2013: Crowdsourcing urban air temperatures from smartphone battery temperatures, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/grl.50786
  • Theeuwes, N.E., A. Solcerova, G.J. Steeneveld, 2013: Modeling the influence of open water surfaces on summertime temperatures and thermal comfort in the city, J. Geophys. Res. 118, 8881–8896, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrd.50704.
  • Steeneveld, G.J., S. Koopmans, B.G. Heusinkveld, and N.E. Theeuwes, 2014: Refreshing the role of open water surfaces on mitigating the maximum urban heat island effect, Landscape and Urban Planning, 121, 92–96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.09.001
  • Heusinkveld, B.G., G.J. Steeneveld, L.W.A. van Hove, C.M.J. Jacobs, and A.A.M. Holtslag, 2014: Spatial variability of the Rotterdam urban heat island as influenced by urban land use, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 677–692, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2012JD019399
  • Theeuwes, N.E., G.J. Steeneveld, R.J. Ronda, B.G. Heusinkveld, L.W.A. van Hove and A.A.M. Holtslag, 2013: Seasonal Dependence of the Urban Heat Island on the Street Canyon Aspect Ratio, Quart.J. Roy. Meterol. Soc. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.2289