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Fengpeng Sun, center, a climate scientist at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, assists volunteers as they secure a heat-monitoring sensor to their vehicle Aug. 6 as part of a campaign by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to map disparities in heat in different parts of cities. (Courtesy of UMKC)
Fengpeng Sun, center, a climate scientist at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, assists volunteers as they secure a heat-monitoring sensor to their vehicle Aug. 6 as part of a campaign by the NOAA to map disparities in heat.