Dr. Juan Angel ACERO

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Urban Heat Island Expert

PhD in Natural Sciences from the University of Kassel (Germany); Started professional activity in the Environmental Department of TECNALIA in 1999, focusing on Atmospheric Pollution and taking part in and being responsible for studies related to meteorology and air quality (modelling pollutants dispersion, meteorological analysis). Since 2007 he has focused on the urban atmosphere including air quality and urban climate, considering different spatial scales, analysing the effects of vegetation, and urban morphology and typology. These aspects were considered in the context of climate change urban adaptation, integrating thermal comfort in the urban design. He has several relevant publications in international journals.