A community of research and practice on heat resilience.



The Extreme Heat Network is an interdisciplinary community of research and practice on the causes and impacts of extreme heat and strategies to increase heat resilience. The Extreme Heat Network is supported by the Udall Center and the Southwest Urban Corridor Integrated Field Laboratory (SW-IFL).


City of Tucson adopts Heat Action Roadmap and Worker Heat Protection Ordinance 
The University of Arizona supported the city’s new Heat Action Roadmap through the organization of the Southern Arizona Heat Summit in the spring and with researchers providing technical expertise for the newly adopted plan.. 

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New federally funded center will rely on UArizona expertise to help communities manage extreme heat
A new federal initiative will rely on University of Arizona research and scholarship to help communities across the U.S. create policies and take action to mitigate and manage extreme heat. The university's involvement in a new Center for Heat Resilient Communities, which the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday, will help translate climate research into policies and guidelines.. 

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Southwest Urban Corridor Integrated Field Laboratory (SW-IFL) - 2023 Report
The SW-IFL’s 2023 Report is available detailing the first year of the program and how it is addressing extreme heat and associated environmental and societal stressors in the Arizona urban corridor through resilient solutions and next-generation predictive tools.

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