Articles | Volume 13, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4891–4924, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4891-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4891–4924, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4891-2020

Model description paper 15 Oct 2020

Model description paper | 15 Oct 2020

Dynamic Anthropogenic activitieS impacting Heat emissions (DASH v1.0): development and evaluation

Isabella Capel-Timms et al.

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Thermal emissions or anthropogenic heat fluxes (QF) from human activities impact the local- and larger-scale urban climate. DASH considers both urban form and function in simulating QF by use of an agent-based structure that includes behavioural characteristics of city populations. This allows social practices to drive the calculation of QF as occupants move, varying by day type, demographic, location, activity, and socio-economic factors and in response to environmental conditions.