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

Session 5B: Human Comfort Indices I: Heat and Universal Indices

Tuesday, 29 October 2002: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Organizer:  Karen Smoyer Tomic, University of Alberta
  1:00 PM
The Development Of A Synoptic-Based Heat-Health Alert System For Toronto
Wesley P. Kent, Kent State University, Kent, OH; and S. C. Sheridan and L. S. Kalkstein

Poster PDF (123.6 kB)
  1:15 PM
The development of a warm weather relative comfort index for environmental analysis
Jill D. Watts, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and L. S. Kalkstein


Poster PDF (3.1 MB)
  1:30 PM
Evaluation of the climate change impact on the human thermal stress for Uzbekistan
Victor Chub, Central Asian Hydrometeorological Research Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan; and S. Nikulina

  1:45 PM
An update on the development of a Universal Thermal Climate Index
Gerd Jendritzky, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Freiburg, Germany; and A. Maarouf, D. Fiala, and H. Staiger

Poster PDF (81.1 kB)
  2:00 PM
Subjective Temperature Index - the new thermal climate index
Krzysztof Blazejczyk, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Warszawa, Poland

  2:15 PM
Human biometeorological dimensions of residential energy consumption
Melissa Anne Hart, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; and R. J. de Dear

Poster PDF (98.2 kB)