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

Session 9B: Heat Waves and Human Health

Wednesday, 30 October 2002: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
Organizer:  Gerd Jendritzky, Deutscher Wetterdienst
  1:00 PM
Climate Change Adaptations: Trends in Human Mortality Responses to Summer Heat in the United States
Robert E. Davis, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and P. C. Knappenberger, W. M. Novicoff, and P. J. Michaels

Poster PDF (217.8 kB)
  1:15 PM
Heat waves and heat mortality in the United States during the Twentieth Century
Karl K. Leiker, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA

  1:30 PM
Rural/Urban Differences in Heat-Related Mortality in Ohio
Scott C. Sheridan, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Poster PDF (435.4 kB)
Short term human heat adaptation in hot and dry conditions

  1:45 PM
Public health impacts of drought
Michael J. Hayes, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Poster PDF (62.4 kB)
  2:00 PM
Barriers and prospects in advancing Human Biometeorology in Canada
Harby Sandhu, Atmospheric Science and Management Associates, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and A. Maarouf