Arizona shade

Arizona State PhD students Florian Schneider (right) and Brian Grant (left) discuss where MaRTy should go next to record information in Kiwanis Park in Tempe. (Cronkite News Photo/Dylan Simard) The MaRTy team gets the unit ready to record data in a Tempe park. Data will help them understand what types of trees and structures provide the best shade from the sun.  (Cronkite News Photo/Dylan Simard) Florian Schneider (right) writes down MaRTy’s observations, while Brian Grant takes the temperature in a park in Tempe. Both are Ph.D. students at Arizona State University and working to understand what types of shade work the best. (Cronkite News Photo/Dylan Simard)