Joint Session 3 Integrative Approaches to Understanding Extreme Temperature Risk I

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 228/229 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Environment and Health; and the 11th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Kim Knowlton, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, NY

Presentations will involve various disciplinary research methods and policies that are currently used for coping with extreme heat risk, and how they could be integrated for more accurate spatial and temporal understanding of extreme heat risk

8:45 AM
Are Bounce Houses too Hot?
J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and A. Grundstein and J. A. Knox
9:00 AM
Indoor Heat Exposure: Links to Weather and Housing Characteristics
Darryn W. Waugh, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD; and M. McCormack, A. A. Scott, B. F. Zaitchik, Z. He, and R. Peng
9:15 AM
Adaptation Measures to Extreme Heat Events and their Effects on Sleep Quality and Health Among Senior Residents of Affordable Housing
Augusta Williams, Harvard University, Boston, MA; and A. K. Hard, S. Flanigan, A. Hem, J. D. Spengler, and J. G. Cedeno-Laurent
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