Joint Session 4 Integrative Approaches to Understanding Extreme Temperature Risk II

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
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 )
Andrew Monaghan, NCAR, Boulder, CO

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.

11:00 AM
Impact of Heat Index on Emergency Department Admissions in the Northeast
Rebecca Lincoln, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Augusta, ME; and D. Holt, K. Bush, J. Gold, M. Eliot, and G. Wellenius
11:30 AM
Assessing the Need for Regional Heat Safety Guidelines in Athletics
Andrew Grundstein, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; and Y. Hosokawa and D. Casa
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