Joint Session 13 NASA Earth Observations and Climate Change

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 3:30 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 Sixth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Sue M. Estes, NASA/University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

Understanding how to live on other planets first begins with understanding life interactions on Earth. The NASA and R2O session explores concepts and applications that utilize NASA satellites and instruments to improve our understanding of environment and human health.

3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Using a Novel Spatiotemporal Exposure Assessment to Estimate Respiratory Health Effects during the 2008 Northern California Wildfires
Colleen E. Reid, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and M. Jerrett, I. B. Tager, M. Petersen, J. K. Mann, and J. R. Balmes
4:00 PM
Improved Air Quality Simulations during NASA's DISCOVER-AQ Texas: Incorporating Geostationary Satellite Observations
Arastoo Pour Biazar, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. T. White, R. T. McNider, D. S. Cohan, R. Zhang, B. Dornblaser, and M. Estes
4:15 PM
4:45 PM
How Wild is Your Model Fire? Constraining WRF-Chem Wildfire Smoke Simulations with Satellite Observations
William Lassman, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and B. Ford, R. Gan, G. Pfister, S. Magzamen, J. Volckens, E. V. Fischer, and J. R. Pierce
5:15 PM
Ecological Forecasting of West Nile Virus Outbreaks in a High-risk Area of the North-central United States
Michael C. Wimberly, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD; and C. L. Merkord, L. Kightlinger, G. Vincent, and M. B. Hildreth
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