LCZ Framework & resources

Overview of the Local Climate Zone framework as designed by Stewart & Oke (2012).

Some additional LCZ resources are available here:

  • A royalty-free LCZ typology figure from Demuzere et al. (2020)
  • SAGA and QGIS colormaps

Stewart ID, Oke TR. Local Climate Zones for Urban Temperature Studies. Bull Am Meteorol Soc. 2012;93(12):1879-1900. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00019.1

Demuzere M, Hankey S, Mills G, Zhang W, Lu T, Bechtel B. Combining expert and crowd-sourced training data to map urban form and functions for the continental US. Sci Data. 2020;7(1):264. doi:10.1038/s41597-020-00605-z.

Papers and presentations

Have a look here to access a non-exhaustive list of (published) resources dealing with WUDAPT.


A list of events organised by / about WUDAPT.