Session 1 Urban Growth and Connections with Climate & Health

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room 228/229 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: Seventh Conference on Environment and Health
Jennifer Vanos, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

The sessions will address the interconnectedness of urban growth, climate, and health, and novel research and methods employed to accurately understand these connections. This session will bring in concepts of urban climate from small to large scales.

11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Time-detrending Surface Temperature Observations from Mobile Transects—A Sensitivity Analysis
Ariane Middel, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and J. Vanos and B. L. Ruddell

11:45 AM
Historical Trend in PM2.5 Long-term Exposure and its Health Impacts Associated with Emission Mitigations during 1990-2010 Across the Northern Hemisphere
Jiandong Wang, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; and J. Xing, R. Mathur, S. wang, J. E. Pleim, C. Hogrefe, C. M. Gan, D. Wong, and J. Hao
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