Joint Session 5 Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Health Early Warning Systems

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 228/229 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Environment and Health; and the Fourth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Mary H. Hayden, NCAR/RAL, Boulder, CO

Research with focus on how early warnings systems, as applied to weather-health impacts, are developed, implemented, and tested to provide increased resiliency to extreme weather.

4:00 PM
The Science Basis for Heat-Health Early Warning Systems
Wayne Higgins, NOAA/OAR/Climate Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and H. M. Jones, R. S. Pulwarty, and J. Trtanj
4:15 PM
Some Validation Results of a Spatially Fine Scale Air Temperature Statistical Model in New York City
Brian L. Vant-Hull, NOAA/City College, New York, NY; and M. Karimi, A. sossa, L. Waxman, E. Guiterez, and R. Khanbilvardi
4:30 PM
A Framework to Conceptualize Environmental and Social Vulnerability to High Temperatures in Urban Landscapes
Rouzbeh Nazari, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ; and M. Karimi, C. Goins, A. Musilli, M. Ghandehari, and R. Khanbilvardi

5:00 PM
Space and Time—Impacts on Modeling Extreme Heat Warning Systems
Austin C. Stanforth, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
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