Session 5 Extreme Temperature Mortality and Morbidity A Persistent Challenge (Session II)

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room 6B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Fourth Conference on Environment and Health
Glenn Russell McGregor, Univ. of Auckland, School of Environment, Auckland
John A. Haynes, NASA, NASA Applied Sciences, Washington, DC

1:30 PM
1:45 PM
Comparing forecast and observed weather data products' performance in assessing heat-mortality associations
Kai Zhang, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and Y. H. Chen, J. D. Schwartz, R. B. Rood, and M. S. O'Neill

2:00 PM
Detecting warming trends in the U.S. Midwest using a synoptic climatological approach
Jennifer Vanos, Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and L. Kalkstein, T. Sanford, J. L. White-Newsome, and L. M. Perera
2:15 PM
The predictability of high-risk zones for heat-related death within seven U.S. cities
David M. Hondula, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and R. E. Davis
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