15th Conf on Biometeorology and Aerobiology and the 16th International Congress of Biometeorology

Session 2B: Methodological Procedures in Heat/Health Evaluations

Monday, 28 October 2002: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Organizer:  Laurence S. Kalkstein, Univervisity of Delaware
  2:00 PM
Back trajectory analysis of high winter extreme Ischaemic Heart Disease mortality events, Birmingham, UK
Glenn R. McGregor, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

  2:15 PM
Spatial Patterns of Human Mortality Seasonality in U.S. Cities Since 1964
Robert E. Davis, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and P. C. Knappenberger, W. M. Novicoff, and P. J. Michaels

Poster PDF (405.0 kB)
  2:30 PM
Heat/ Cold Related Human Health Effects—A Contribution to Methodology of Mortality/ Morbidity Studies
Gerd Jendritzky, Deutscher Wetterdienst, DWD (German National Weather Service), Freiburg, Germany; and G. Laschewski and C. Koppe

  2:45 PM
Heat and Health: Methodological Considerations for Watch/Warning System Development
Laurence S. Kalkstein, Center for Climatic Research and University of Delaware, Newark, DE

  3:00 PM
Heat and Health: Lessons from Patients and Populations
Jonathan M. Samet, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

  3:15 PM
Tanja Cegnar, Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia, Vojkov, Slovenia