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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

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Table 1 Land-use categories and defined physical properties for Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Greater Kuala Lumpur (GKL)

From: Urban heat island modelling of a tropical city: case of Kuala Lumpur

  Land-use categories Albedo (−) Thermal admittance (J m−2 s−1/2 K−1) Surface resistance to evaporation (s m−1)
KL Building 0.12 1505 250
Road 0.08 1205 250
Open 0.18 600 250
Green 0.2 300 37
Water 0.08 1545 0
GKL Urban 0.14 882 194
Cropland 0.157 600 70
Woods 0.15 300 37
Water 0.08 1545 0