The LCZ framework combines four components of the urban landscape:
Component 1:? Height of Roughness Features
Component 2:? Packing of Roughness Features
Component 3:? Surface Cover Around Roughness Features
Component 4:? Thermal Admittance of Materials
Source:? Stewart, I.D., 2011.? Local climate zones:? Origins, development, and application to urban heat island studies.? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers.? Seattle, USA.? April 12-16.