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Jefferson County KY Urban Heat Management Study

Metadata Updated: April 13, 2023

Click here to view the Metro Office of Sustainability web site about this study and here to view the complete report.This data includes a land cover assessment for implementing the various scenarios that impact temperatures across Louisville. These include, by ½ kilometer grid cell, the percentage of deciduous forest, coniferous forest, mixed forest, grass, shrubbery, cropland, pastureland, barren land, impervious residential properties, impervious nonresidential properties, impervious streets, impervious surfaces at airports, other impervious surfaces, wooded wetland, wetland, and water. The data also show the mean average, minimum and maximum temperatures over the 2012 warm season (May – September), the number of deaths attributable to urban heat over the 2012 warm season, and the estimated avoided deaths that would be achieved by implementing the heat management scenarios. This data is available at the district level and not the entire county due to a lack of availabile health data due to small population within those cells.The distribution of grid cells is also included in the dataset, which covers Jefferson County, Kentucky. All data is presented in GIS format.Two sources of information were used to map land surface materials across Louisville. Parcel, roadway and other impervious surface information was provided by the Louisville/Jefferson County Information Consortium (LOJIC). Satellite-measured land use information was obtained from the US Geological Survey (USGS).Attribute Definitions:X: X coordinate of polygon vertexY: Y coordinate of polygon vertexCELL_A: Grid cell area in square metersKEYID: Unique identification code assigned to each grid cellHeat_Death: Total number of heat related deaths over the 2012 warm season (May - SeptemberWS_B_ApAvg: The mean average apparent temperature over 2012 warm season (May - SeptemberWS_B_ApMin: The mean minimum apparent temperature over 2012 warm season (May - SeptemberWS_B_ApMax: The mean maximum apparent temperature over 2012 warm season (May - SeptemberBase_UHI: Number of heat related deaths attributable to the urban heat island over the 2012 warm season (May - SeptemberCC_FST_DEC: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of deciduous forest in grid cellCC_FST_CON: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of coniferous forest in grid cellCC_FST_MIX: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of mixed forest in grid cell (this is not the sum of ‘Forest_Dec’ and ‘Forest_Con’ fields, but its own unique land coverCC_GRASS: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of grass in grid cellCC_SHRUB: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of shrub in grid cell     CC_PASTURE: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of pasture in grid cellCC_CROP: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of crop in gridCC_BARREN: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of barren in grid cellCC_IPV_RS: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of impervious residential in grid cellCC_IPV_NRS: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of impervious nonresidential in grid cellCC_IPV_ST: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of impervious street in grid cellCC_IPV_OTH: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of impervious other in grid cell (all remaining impervious cover not included in ‘IPV_RS’, ‘IPV_NRS’, ‘IPV_ST’, and ‘IPV_AP’)CC_IPV_AP: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of impervious airport in grid cellCC_IPV_WLW: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of wooded wetland areas in grid cellCC_IPV_WL: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of wetland in grid cellCC_IPV_WTR: Current Conditions Scenario percentage of water in grid cellCM_FST_DEC: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of deciduous forest in grid cellCM_FST_CON: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of coniferous forest in grid cellCM_FST_MIX: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of mixed forest in grid cell (this is not the sum of ‘Forest_Dec’ and ‘Forest_Con’ fields, but its own unique land cover)CM_GRASS: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of grass in grid cellCM_SHRUB: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of shrub in grid cellCM_PASTURE: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of shrub in grid cellCM_CROP: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of crop in grid cellCM_BARREN: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of barren in grid cellCM_IPV_RS: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of impervious residential in grid cellCM_IPV_NRS: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of impervious nonresidential in grid cellCM_IPV_ST: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of impervious street in grid cellCM_IPV_OTH: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of impervious other in grid cell (all remaining impervious cover not included in ‘IPV_RS’, ‘IPV_NRS’, ‘IPV_ST’, and ‘IPV_AP’)CM_IPV_AP: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of impervious airport in grid cellCM_IPV_WLW: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of wooded wetland areas in grid cellCM_IPV_WL: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of wetland in grid cellCM_IPV_WTR: Cool Materials Scenario percentage of water in grid cellCS_FST_DEC: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of deciduous forest in grid cellCS_FST_CON: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of coniferous forest in grid cellCS_FST_MIX: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of mixed forest in grid cell (this is not the sum of ‘Forest_Dec’ and ‘Forest_Con’ fields, but its own unique land cover)CS_GRASS: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of grass in grid cellCS_SHRUB: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of shrub in grid cellCS_PASTURE: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of pasture in grid cellCS_CROP: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of crop in grid cellCS_BARREN: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of barren in grid cellCS_IPV_RS: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of impervious residential in grid cellCS_IPV_NRS: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of impervious nonresidential in grid cellCS_IPV_ST: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of impervious street in grid cellCS_IPV_OTH: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of impervious other in grid cell (all remaining impervious cover not included in ‘IPV_RS’, ‘IPV_NRS’, ‘IPV_ST’, and ‘IPV_AP’)CS_IPV_AP: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of impervious airport in grid cellCS_IPV_WLW: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of wooded wetland areas in grid cellCS_IPV_WL: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of wooded wetland areas in grid cellCS_IPV_WTR: Combined Strategies Scenario percentage of water in grid cellEE_FST_DEC: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of deciduous forest in grid cellEE_FST_CON: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of coniferous forest in grid cellEE_FST_MIX: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of mixed forest in grid cell (this is not the sum of ‘Forest_Dec’ and ‘Forest_Con’ fields, but its own unique land cover)EE_GRASS: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of grass in grid cellEE_SHRUB: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of shrub in grid cellEE_PASTURE: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of pasture in grid cellEE_CROP: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of crop in grid cellEE_BARREN: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of barren in grid cellEE_IPV_RS: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of impervious residential in grid cellEE_IPV_NRS: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of impervious nonresidential in grid cellEE_IPV_ST: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of impervious street in grid cellEE_IPV_OTH: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of impervious other in grid cell (all remaining impervious cover not included in ‘IPV_RS’, ‘IPV_NRS’, ‘IPV_ST’, and ‘IPV_AP’)EE_IPV_AP: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of impervious airport in grid cellEE_IPV_WLW: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of wooded wetland areas in grid cellEE_IPV_WL: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of wetland in grid cellEE_IPV_WTR: Energy Efficiency Scenario percentage of water in grid cellGN_FST_DEC: Greening Scenario percentage of deciduous forest in grid cellGN_FST_CON: Greening Scenario percentage of coniferous forest in grid cellGN_FST_MIX: Greening Scenario percentage of mixed forest in grid cell (this is not the sum of ‘Forest_Dec’ and ‘Forest_Con’ fields, but its own unique land cover)GN_GRASS: Greening Scenario percentage of grass in grid cellGN_SHRUB: Greening Scenario percentage of shrub in grid cellGN_PASTURE: Greening Scenario percentage of pasture in grid cellGN_CROP: Greening Scenario percentage of crop in grid cellGN_BARREN: Greening Scenario percentage of barren in grid cellGN_IPV_RS: Greening Scenario percentage of impervious residential in grid cellGN_IPV_NRS: Greening Scenario percentage of impervious nonresidential in grid cellGN_IPV_ST: Greening Scenario percentage of impervious street in grid cellGN_IPV_OTH: Greening Scenario percentage of impervious other in grid cell (all remaining impervious cover not included in ‘IPV_RS’, ‘IPV_NRS’, ‘IPV_ST’, and ‘IPV_AP’)GN_IPV_AP: Greening Scenario percentage of impervious airport in grid cellGN_IPV_WLW: Greening Scenario percentage of wooded wetland areas in grid cellGN_IPV_WL: Greening Scenario percentage of wetland in grid cellGN_IPV_WTR: Greening Scenario percentage of water in grid cellUse for the following 4 attributes:Recreate Charts from Louisville Urban Heath Management Study:No Benefit: Minimum value - 0.0008Low Benefit: 0.0008 - 0.0062High Benefit: 0.0062 - Maximum valueAv_Cool: Avoided heat deaths under the Cool Materials scenario during May to September 2012 by ½ km2 grid cell.Av_Green: Avoided heat deaths under the Greening scenario during May to September 2012 by ½ km2 grid cell.Av_Waste: Avoided deaths under the Energy Efficiency scenario during May to September 2012 by ½ km2 grid cell.Av_All: Avoided deaths under the Combined Strategies scenario during May to September 2012 by ½ km2 grid cell.

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Metadata Created Date April 13, 2023
Metadata Updated Date April 13, 2023

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 13, 2023
Metadata Updated Date April 13, 2023
Publisher Louisville Metro Government
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Data Last Modified 2022-05-31T13:40:23.000Z
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Summary Polygon grid of Jefferson County Urban Heat Management Study data

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