Eighth Conference on Environment and Health

Program Chairs: Jennifer Vanos , UC San Diego ; Kristie L. Ebi , ClimAdapt, LLC

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 1
Public Education and New Technologies for Connecting Weather to Human Health
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Eighth Conference on Environment and Health
Chair: John Balbus, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
11:00 AM
1.1
Cloudy With a Chance of Pain: A Smartphone Study Examining the Association between Weather and Chronic Pain
David M. Schultz, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom; and J. Sargeant, J. McBeth, L. Cook, C. Sanders, J. Ainsworth, R. Lakshminarayana, and W. G. Dixon

Handout (2.5 MB)

11:15 AM
1.2
11:30 AM
1.3
SunWise: Staying Safe in the Sun
Sara Espinoza, National Environmental Education Foundation, Washington, DC; and C. C. T. Jessurun

11:45 AM
1.4
Developing Pollen Allergy Risk Maps from Remote Sensing Observations for Public Health Advisories and Warning
Ghassem R. Asrar, Joint Global Change Research Institute/PNNL, College Park, MD; and Y. Zhou, X. LI, and A. Sapkota

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Joint Session 1
Environmentally-mediated Health Issues Related to Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Emerging Links and Opportunities for Adaptation and Research
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; and the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Chair: Jean-Paul Chretien, OSTP
1:30 PM
J1.1
The Spatiotemporal Relationship between Climate and Valley Fever in the Southwestern United States
Morgan E. Gorris, University of California, Irvine, CA; and L. A. Cat, J. T. Randerson, C. S. Zender, and K. K. Treseder

Handout (1.9 MB)

1:45 PM
J1.2
Assessment of Climate Variability to Incidence of Coccidioidomycosis
Jesse Eugene Bell, North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, Asheville, NC

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Joint Session 2
NASA Earth Observations and Climate Change
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Sue M. Estes, Univ. of Alabama
4:30 PM
J2.3
Design and Implementation of Integrated Surveillance and Modeling Systems for Climate-Sensitive Diseases (Invited Presentation)
Michael C. Wimberly, South Dakota State Univ., Brookings, SD; and J. K. Davis, C. L. Merkord, Y. Liu, G. M. Henebry, and M. B. Hildreth

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 13
Climate Change, Extreme Weather, and Vector-borne Disease Transmission: Emerging Links and Opportunities for Adaptation and Research
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Andrew J. Monaghan, NCAR
8:30 AM
J13.1
On the Seasonal Occurrence and Abundance of the Zika Virus Vector Mosquito Aedes Aegypti in the Contiguous United States
Andrew J. Monaghan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. W. Morin, D. F. Steinhoff, O. Wilhelmi, D. A. Quattrochi, M. H. Hayden, M. Reiskind, A. Lloyd, K. Smith, C. Schmidt, P. Scalf, and K. C. Ernst
9:00 AM
J13.3
Understanding Hydroclimatological Controls on Predictability of Zika Virus in Continental US
Antar Jutla, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV; and M. usmani, R. sharma, L. Lin, and R. Colwell

9:15 AM
J13.4
Virus Niche Analysis for Dengue Fever and Zika within the Río Magdalena Watershed
Austin C. Stanforth, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; and M. J. Moreno-Madriñán and J. Moreno-Madriñán

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Themed Joint Session 7
El Niño and Health + Core Science Keynote
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Chair: Kristie L. Ebi, Univ. of Washington
11:30 AM
TJ7.5
Extreme Events Detection and 21st Century Projections in The Intra-America Region
Moises Angeles, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. Gonzalez

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 3
Extreme Heat I: Social, Physiological, and Climatological Mechanisms Driving Health Outcomes and Connections with Indoor Environments
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Chair: Jennifer Vanos, UC San Diego
1:30 PM
J3.1
Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke
Jan Null, San Jose State University, Saratoga, CA
1:45 PM
J3.2

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Environment & Health Poster Session
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Eighth Conference on Environment and Health
869
Assessment of Thermal Comfort on the Spatial and Temporal Variability of the Urban Heat Island Intensity
Hyunsu Kim, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and Y. K. Kim

870
Weather Driven Psyllid Movement Within and Between Citrus Orchards
Timothy Lynar, IBM Research, Carlton, Australia; and R. Hickson, Z. Mhammedi, and J. Wagner

Handout (1015.4 kB)

952
El Niño and Malaria in Eastern Africa: The Ethiopian Experience and Recent Advances in Data and Tools
Aisha Sekelaga Owusu, International Research Institute for Climate and Society/Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and A. Woyessa, R. Cousin, T. Dinku, D. Korecha, A. G. Barnston, B. Lyon, M. Thomson, and A. Kebede

953
ENACTS Training Manuals for the East African Health Community
Aisha Sekelaga Owusu, International Research Institute for Climate and Society/Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and M. Thomson, P. Ceccato, T. Dinku, I. Khomanov, J. Del corral, and Y. Tesfamariam Tekeste

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 4
Extreme Heat II: Understanding the Social, Physiological, and Climatological Mechanisms Driving Health Outcomes in Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Chair: Hunter Jones, NOAA
4:45 PM
J4.4
Heat Exposure and Injuries among High School Football Players
Andrew Grundstein, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and S. Poore, B. Cooper, and S. E. Sarnat
5:00 PM
J4.5
A Comparison of Personal, Area, and Regional Measurements of Heat Exposure in Roofing Workers
Miriam Calkins, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Spector and K. Y. Lin

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Session 7
Using Climate Information Services to Support the Global Health Community
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Cochairs: Joy Shumake-Guillemot, WMO; Madeleine Thomson, IRI
9:00 AM
J7.3
Triggering Health Relative Preparedness Action Based on Meteorological and Climatic Forecasts
Andrew Kruczkiewicz, IRI/Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Palisades, NY; and E. Coughlan de Perez, C. Jaime, and P. Suarez

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Session 5
Extreme Heat III — The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Developing Networks & Communities of Practice for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the Board on Global Strategies; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Cochairs: Kristie L. Ebi, Univ. of Washington; Christofer Astrom, Umea University
10:45 AM
J5.2
11:00 AM
J5.3
Reducing Heat-Health Vulnerability in India
Kim Knowlton, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, NY; and D. Mavalankar, P. Ganguly, A. Tiwari, P. Dutta, L. Sathish, P. Sheffield, N. Kaur, A. Jaiswal, and J. J. Hess
Recording files available
Joint Session 6
Urban Air Quality, Heat Stress, and Public Health in Urban Areas
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Chair: Haider Taha, Altostratus, Inc.
10:30 AM
J6.1
Jack Rabbit II–2015 Field Experiment on Winds and Turbulence and Chlorine Dispersion in a Built Environment
Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME; and J. Chang, T. Spicer, M. Sohn, S. B. Fox, M. Whitmire, L. Stockham, A. Hendrick, D. Storwold, E. Vernon, and T. Mazzola
10:45 AM
J6.2
Air Pollution Episodes Associated with Prescribed Burns in Sydney Australia
Melissa A. Hart, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; and G. Di Virgilio

11:00 AM
J6.3A
An Investigation of High-Ozone Episodes during the California Baseline Ozone Transport Study (CABOTS)
Sen Chiao, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and A. J. Eiserloh Jr.

11:15 AM
J6.4
Mesoscale Meteorological Impacts on Criteria Air Pollutants Along Utah's Wasatch Front as Measured by Mobile Platforms
Erik T. Crosman, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel, A. A. Jacques, L. Mitchell, J. C. Lin, and B. Fasoli
11:45 AM
J6.6
High Resolution Mapping of Exposure to Urban Air Pollution
Masoud Ghandehari, New York University, Brooklyn, NY; and S. Feng, D. Ma, and M. Aghamohamadnia
12:00 PM
Investigation of High Ozone Episodes during the California Baseline Ozone Transport Study - Arthur Eiserloh

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1
Recording files available
Joint Session 8
Extreme Heat IV — The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Defining Extreme Heat & Lead times for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the Board on Global Strategies; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Kim Knowlton, Natural Resources Defense Council
1:45 PM
J8.2
Quantifying the Risk of Compound Heat Wave Events
Jane Wilson Baldwin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and J. Dessy, G. A. Vecchi, and M. Oppenheimer

2:00 PM
J8.3
Enhancing Resilience to Heat Extremes: Multi-model Forecasting of Excessive Heat Events at Subseasonal Lead Times
Augustin Vintzileos, University of Maryland/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Gottschalck, A. Allgood, and M. Halpert
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Joint Session
Mesoscale to Urban Scale Modeling Capabilities for Air Pollution Research and Prediction
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Chairs: Xuemei Wang, Sun Yat-sen University; Masoud Ghandehari, New York University
1:30 PM
J.1A
Field Studies of Urban Emissions
Masoud Ghandehari, New York University, Brooklyn, NY; and M. Aghamohamadnia, A. karpf, and G. Dobler

2:15 PM
J.4

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Joint Poster Session 1
Urban Air Quality, Heat Stress, and Public Health in Urban Areas
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Cochairs: Jorge Gonzalez, City College of New York; Masoud Ghandehari, New York University
Poster 1339 has been moved. New paper number is 9.6A.

Poster 1341 has been moved. New paper number is J6.3A

1342
Mixing of a Passive Scalar in an Urban-Street Canyon
Guangdong Duan, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong; and K. Ngan and J. G. Jackson

Handout (4.9 MB)

1345
Constructing An Event Based Aerosol Product Under High Aerosol Loading Conditions
Yingxi SHI, USRA, Green Belt, MD; and R. Levy, S. Mattoo, L. Remer, and J. Zhang

1346
Sources and Temporal Variability in Summertime Ambient Mercury in Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Lynne Gratz, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO; and E. Laufman and E. Mattson

1348
Study of Human Thermal Comfort in Urban Environments: A Case Study in Santa Maria-RS, Brazil
João Paulo Assis Gobo, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and E. Galvani, J. L. A. Nercolino Sr., P. Ziani, A. C. Iensse, and M. C. Celuppi

Poster 1349 has been moved. New paper number is J.1A.

1350
The Role Of Urban Street Canyon Geometry In The Pollutant Removal Capacity
Marina K.-A. Neophytou, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus; and A. Kubilay, C. Marakkos, J. Allegrini, S. Matsentides, M. Loizou, and J. Carmeliet


Joint Poster Session 3
Impact of Extreme Weather and Climate on Urban Environment
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; and the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health )
Chair: Jan Kleissl, Univ. of California, San Diego
Poster 1358 has been moved. New paper number is J11.3A

1359
Simulation of Density Driven Down-Gusts and their Interaction with Street Canyons
Alexandra Richter, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and B. Ruck, N. Mayer, S. Mohr, and M. Kunz

Handout (1.8 MB)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Session 10
Extreme Heat V — The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Decision Support & Evaluation Across Domestic and International Partnerships for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the Board on Global Strategies; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Juli Trtanj, NOAA
4:00 PM
J10.1
Building a Decision-Support Tool for Adaptation to Extreme Heat
Nik C. Steinberg, Four Twenty Seven Climate Solutions, Berkeley, CA
4:15 PM
J10.2
Lessons from the MEDMI (Medical & Environmental Data: A Mashup Infrastructure) Project on the Challenges in Facilitating Rapid Progress in Understanding of Weather & Health Linkages
Brian W Golding, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and L. Fleming, A. Kessel, A. Haines, C. Sarran, H. Gordon-Brown, and S. Leonelli

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 26 January 2017

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 3
Applying a Systems-level Approach to the Phytobiome: Can We Create a Better Future?
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Eighth Conference on Environment and Health
Chair: Andrew Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.
9:15 AM
3.4
Enhancing Predictive Capabilities of Phytobiome Decision Tools through Predictive Weather and Fine-scale Soil Moisture
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. Andales, J. D. Niemann, M. Cammarere, and S. J. Fletcher
Recording files available
Joint Session 9
Intersections of Global Climate Change and Urbanization
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment )
Chair: Dev Niyogi, Purdue Univ.
8:30 AM
J9.1
Urban Effects on Summertime Air Temperature in Germany under Climate Change
Sebastian Schubert, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany; and S. Grossman-Clarke and D. Fenner
9:00 AM
J9.3
Reduced Urban Heat Island with Warmer Climate
Anna A. Scott, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and D. Waugh and B. F. Zaitchik
9:15 AM
J9.4
Investigating the Climate Impacts of Urbanization and the Potential for Cool Roofs to Counter Future Climate Change in Los Angeles
George Ban-Weiss, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and P. Vahmani, F. Sun, and A. Hall

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Session 4
Climate Change and Associated Diverse Health Impacts: Highlights of OngoingRresearch at CDC - INVITED ONLY
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Eighth Conference on Environment and Health
Chair: Jeremy Hess, Emory Schools of Medicine and Public Health
10:30 AM
4.1
Flooding Risk of Medical Infrastructure – A National Assessment of Hospitals and Nursing Homes in Flood Hazard Zones
Arie Manangan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA; and S. Saha, P. Schramm, and E. Hines

10:45 AM
4.2
Global Pollen Trends: Effects of Temperature and Precipitation and Implications for Human Health
Paul J. Schramm, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; and C. Brown, S. Saha, A. Manangan, K. C. Conlon, J. E. Bell, L. Atalla, and K. Gerber

11:00 AM
4.3
Adverse Weather and Motor Vehicle Fatalities
Shubhayu Saha, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Chamblee, GA; and P. Schramm and J. E. Bell

11:15 AM
4.4
11:30 AM
4.5
Working with Climate Projections to Estimate Heat-related Illness Disease Burden
Kathryn C. Conlon, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA; and M. A. Jagger, K. W. Kintziger, L. Stefanova, C. Uejio, and C. E. Konrad

Recording files available
Joint Session 11
Urban Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; and the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment )
Chair: Chandana Mitra, Auburn University
10:30 AM
J11.1
Urban Sustainable Solutions for Energy and Air Quality Impacts Using Green Infrastructure
Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; and R. Kumar, A. Martilli, H. J. S. Fernando, A. F. Hamlet, and F. Chen

10:45 AM
J11.2
Simulating the Efficacy of Targeted Urban Heat Mitigation for Vulnerable Populations
Peter Crank, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and D. J. Sailor, M. Taleghani, and G. Ban-Weiss
11:00 AM
J11.3A
Urban Impacts on New York City Weather During a Heat Wave
Luis Ortiz, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. Gonzalez, R. D. Bornstein, W. Wu, and J. S. Tongue

11:15 AM
J11.4
Effectiveness of Cool Walls on Urban Energy and Thermal Comfort: From Semi-Arid to Tropical Climate
Negin Nazarian, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore, Singapore; and N. Dumas, L. K. Norford, and J. Kleissl

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Lunch Break

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )