Session 4 NASA Earth Science Research and the Study of Public Health Applications through Remote Sensing

Tuesday, 25 January 2011: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: Second Symposium on Environment and Health
Sue M. Estes, NASA, NASA/Usra, Huntsville, AL
John A. Haynes, NASA, NASA Public Health Applications, Washington, DC and Sue M. Estes, NASA, NASA/Usra, Huntsville, AL

1:45 PM
Introductory Remarks

2:00 PM
Modeling the spatial patterns of PM2.5 in Georgia with satellite remote sensing and meteorological information
Shuyan Liu, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. A. Quattrochi, W. L. Crosson, M. Al-Hamdan, M. G. Estes Jr., S. M. Estes, J. Sarnat, M. Klein, J. R. Qualters, P. Garbe, H. Flowers, and A. Vaidyanathan
2:15 PM
Integration of Dust Prediction Systems and Vegetation Phenology to Track Pollen for Asthma Alerts in Public Health
Jeffrey C. Luvall, MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Sprigg, A. Huete, S. Nickovic, G. Pejanovic, E. Levetin, P. Van de water, O. Myers, A. M. Budge, H. Krapfl, and T. M. Crimmins
2:30 PM
Characterizing extreme heat events in the Southwestern U.S. in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Climate Change Module
William L. Crosson, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and M. Al-Hamdan, M. G. Estes Jr., S. M. Estes, H. Flowers, S. Hemmings, J. R. Qualters, and G. Wade
2:45 PM
Improving Heat Warning Systems with Remotely Sensed Data
Daniel Patrick Johnson, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
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