Urban Heat Islands – Basic analysis tutorial

EO4GEO Lecture

Urban Heat Islands – Basic analysis tutorial 2022-01-06T00:09:21+00:00

Product Description

This slideset is a tutorial for a basic analysis of urban heat islands. Within the tutorial SNAP, QGIS and eCognition are used.

Learning outcomes

  • Interpret EO-derived temperature maps.

  • Identify local heat islands.

  • See how different land cover affects temperature.

  • Understand how urban-scale weather/climate information may be usefully employed at urban management.

BoK concepts

Links to concepts from the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge used in this course:

Material preview


Designed and developed by: Veronika Krieger, Spatial Services GmbH.

Contributors: Zahra Dabiri, Sara Wimann.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike.

Education level



Creation date



Find below a direct link to the HTML presentation.

access the presentation

Find below a link to the GitHub repository where you can download the presentation.

download the presentation