City Hot and Cool Spots Remain a Mystery : Slideshow

Friday, July 23, 2010

Stephen Nessen/WNYC
A study by researchers at the Earth Institute at Columbia University found that the rooftop weather station in Bensonhurst consistently had higher temperatures than the weather stations at four other
Beth Fertig/WNYC
Stuck with an infrared thermometer, WNYC’s Beth Fertig got creative and pointed it at a piece of paper shielded by a hat when she went to Bensonhurst. She took the temperature while holding the paper

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