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Gerald Mills

Gerald Mills

University College Dublin

Gerald Mills is a physical geographer based at UCD who works on the climate of cities. My primary area of interest and research is in the field of climatology, specifically the climates of urban areas. I am co-author of Urban Climates (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and of The Urban Heat Island: A guidebook (Elsevier, 2021). I publish in the areas of urban climates, climate change and urban greening. I was elected president of the International Association for Urban Climates (IAUC) in 2010 and organised the International Conference on Urban Climates in Dublin (ICUC8) in 2012. I work with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Integrated Urban Services initiative which seeks to co-ordinate hydrological and meteorological services at an urban scale. I am the recipient of the IAUC’s 2021 Luke Howard Award; this award is presented annually to an individual based on lifetime contributions to the development of urban climate science.