Session 5 Heat and Human Health

Tuesday, 25 January 2011: 3:30 PM-5:45 PM
4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: Second Symposium on Environment and Health
Glenn Russell McGregor, Univ. of Auckland, School of Environment, Auckland

3:30 PM
The development of Accumulated Heat Stress Index (AHSI) based on the time-weighted function
Hi-Ryong Byun, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. S. Lee and S. M. Lee
3:45 PM
Assessing regional characteristics of heat waves in the US
Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, NY
4:00 PM
Hyperthermia deaths in football players: a retrospective analysis of meteorological, temporal and demographic risk factors
Myron Thomas Petro, University Of Georgia, Athens, GA; and A. J. Grundstein, C. Ramseyer, F. Zhao, J. L. Pesses, P. Akers, A. Qureshi, L. Becker, and J. A. Knox
4:15 PM
Heat-related morbidity in North Carolina: Who's at risk?
Christopher M. Fuhrmann, NOAA's Southeast Regional Climate Center, Chapel Hill, NC; and M. Kovach, C. E. Konrad, D. J. Perkins, and D. B. Richardson
4:45 PM
Heat health risk awareness and responses among vulnerable urban residents: a Phoenix case study
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. H. Hayden, H. Brenkert-Smith, S. L. Harlan, K. Komatsu, S. Santana, and D. Pauzauskie
5:00 PM
Utilizing GIS Technology to Address Heat Wave Morbidity
Jennifer L. Kwan, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA; and H. Margolis, E. Roberts, G. King, P. English, and A. Gershunov
5:15 PM
Impact assessment of human health and energy consumption caused by urban climate change
Tomohiko Ihara, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan; and H. Kusaka, T. Takata, M. Hara, and Y. Genchi
5:30 PM
The development of a vulnerability index for communicating heat risk information
Glenn Russell McGregor, Univ. of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; and T. Wolf
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