As part of their Urban Heat Youth Fellows research project, Middle Tennessee State University professors Alisa Hass and Adelle Monteblanco had research participants observe heat in the Metro Nashville, Tenn., city environment using a FLIR thermal imaging camera. (Photos courtesy of Adelle Monteblanco)

As part of their Urban Heat Youth Fellows research project, Middle Tennessee State University professors Alisa Hass and Adelle Monteblanco had research participants observe heat in the Metro Nashville, Tenn., city environment using a FLIR thermal imaging camera. (Photos courtesy of Adelle Monteblanco)

As part of their Urban Heat Youth Fellows research project, Middle Tennessee State University professors Alisa Hass and Adelle Monteblanco had research participants observe heat in the Metro Nashville, Tenn., city environment using a FLIR thermal imaging camera. (Photos courtesy of Adelle Monteblanco)

As part of their Urban Heat Youth Fellows research project, Middle Tennessee State University professors Alisa Hass and Adelle Monteblanco had research participants observe heat in the Metro Nashville, Tenn., city environment using a FLIR thermal imaging camera. (Photos courtesy of Adelle Monteblanco)