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Web URL(s):https://web.archive.org/web/20160212005701/http://www.turfgrasssociety.eu/home/articles/code/263?headline=Predicting%20Temperature%20Increases%20for%20Synthetic%20Turfgrasses
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Refereed
Author(s):Miller, G. L.; Jia, X.; Dukes, M. D.
Title:Predicting temperature increases for synthetic turfgrasses
Meeting Info.:11-14 April 2010: Angers, Loire Valley, France
Source:2nd European Turfgrass Society Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2, May 21 2010, p. Unknown.
# of Pages:0
Publishing Information:Angers, France: European Turfgrass Society
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Artificial turf; Comparisons; Evaluations; Natural versus artificial turf; Surface temperature; Temperature response
Abstract/Contents:"Synthetic turfgrass is a textile product designed to simulate the appearance and usability of natural grass utilizing synthetic fiber blade. Previous researchers have noticed the high temperature increase during a hot summer day on synthetic turfgrass (Novak, 2005). McNitt and Petrunak (2006) measured air temperature (1 m height) and surface temperature for ten synthetic turfgrass products from 2003 to 2004. The temperature difference ranged from 19 to 41oC among different synthetic turfgrass products. Fresenburg and Adamson (2005) reported that, based on their temperature data, players should not play in the afternoon during the summer. The objectives of this study were to compare temperature changes for four synthetic turfgrass products, by GeneralSports Venue (Astroturfusa, 2006), with a natural turfgrass surface and to predict the surface temperature changes on the synthetic turfgrass surface using soil temperature and incoming solar radiation."
Language:English
References:Unknown
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Miller, G. L., X. Jia, and M. D. Dukes. 2010. Predicting temperature increases for synthetic turfgrasses. Eur. Turfgrass Soc. Conf. Proc. 2:p. Unknown.
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