Weather and Climate Information for Emergency Response Planning - II

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Tuesday, 6 January 2015: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
226AB (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Sixth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Third Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise )
Cochairs:  Kristie L. Ebi, ClimAdapt, LLC, Los Altos, CA and George Luber, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, GA

Session explores tools and programs community clinicians and health officials use to prepare for and respond to weather emergencies. Presentations for work that transitions research to applications.

  3:30 PM
Sneaky Weather and Scene Safety: How do first responders know?
Margaret L. Fowke, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  3:45 PM
Weather Training For Emergency Managers: A Perspective From The EM Community
Kenneth Galluppi, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; and E. C. Kurtz and B. E. Montz
  4:00 PM
An Outcomes-Based Heat Information System Prototype for Phoenix, Arizona
Benjamin L. Ruddell, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; and S. L. Harlan, D. M. Hondula, A. Jamison, D. Pettiti, D. M. Ruddell, and S. Yang

  4:15 PM
New Evidence from a Hot Climate: Considering Multiple Health Events, Exposure Variables, and Trigger Points for Interventions Related to Health Impacts of High Temperatures
Sharon, L. Harlan, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and D. M. Hondula, D. B. Petitti, S. Yang, G. Chowell, and B. L. Ruddell
  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
MEDMI: experience in building a structure for environment & health research in the UK
Brian William Golding, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and L. Fleming, A. Haines, A. Kessel, C. Whitmore, C. Sarran, and S. Hajat
  5:15 PM