Climate-Sensitive Impacts: Heat Waves and Human Health

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Wednesday, 20 January 2010: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
B301 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the First Environment and Health Symposium; the Presidential Forum; and the Second AMS Conference on International Cooperation in the Earth System Sciences and Services )
Chair:  Wendy Marie Thomas, AMS Policy Program, AMS, Washington, DC

  10:30 AM
CDC: Heat and Human Health
George Luber, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA
  11:00 AM
  11:30 AM
Population Health Risk and the Urban Heat Island: The Oklahoma City 2008 Case
Heather G. Basara, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. K. Hall, J. B. Basara, and B. G. Illston
  11:45 AM
Human health and heat stress: an analysis of neighborhoods in metropolitan Phoenix, AZ
Darren M. Ruddell, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and S. L. Harlan, J. Declet, and P. Gober