Joint Session 9 Integrative Approaches to Understanding Extreme Temperature Risk III

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 1:30 PM-3:00 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 )
Mary H. Hayden, NCAR/RAL, Boulder, CO

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

1:30 PM
Spatial Delineation of the Temperature-mortality Relationship During Extreme Hot Weather: a Case Study in Greater Vancouver, Canada
Hung Chak Ho, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada; and S. B. Henderson, A. Knudby, and B. B. Walker
1:45 PM
Where to Wear iButtons: Individual Level Temperature and Humidity Observations for Public Health Surveillance
Justin S. Dumas, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Jagger and K. W. Kintziger
2:15 PM
Do Spatial Heat Vulnerability Assessment Studies Influence Policy?
Tanja Wolf, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and W. C. Chuang and G. R. McGregor
2:30 PM
A Comparison of Heat Indices for Quantifying Heat-Health Risk
Daniel J. Vecellio, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. M. Quiring, J. K. Vanos, and A. Garza

2:45 PM
Exploring the Meteorological Origins of Winter Mortality in England Using Back Trajectory Analysis
Glenn Russell McGregor, Univ. of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom; and K. Dimitriou, P. Kassomenos, and A. Paschalidou
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