Joint Session 25 Assessments of Air Pollution Exposure Variability and Health

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room 17B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Conference on Environment and Health; and the 20th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA )
Karin Ardon-Dryer, Texas Tech Univ., Geosciences, Lubbock, TX and Jennifer Vanos, Arizona State Univ., School of Sustainability, Tempe, AZ

Exposures to various types of air pollutants, including particulates and aeroallergens, may vary significantly across time and space in both indoor and outdoor environments. Presentations addressing the interactions between human health, meteorology, and time−activity patterns across various time spans are encouraged, as well as those emphasizing best practices and/or the use of technological advancements for early warning systems and/or citizen science, and improved prediction for communication to the public.

10:30 AM
Health First: Ahmedabad's Air Information Response Plan
Anjali Jaiswal, Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, CA; and G. Beig, C. Shah, B. Solanki, A. Tiyagi, D. Mavalankar, and K. Knowlton
11:00 AM
The Impacts of Dust Storm Particles on Human Lung Cells: An Analysis at the Single Cell Level
Karin Ardon-Dryer, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and C. Mock, J. Reyes, and G. Lahav
11:15 AM
Developing an Early Warning for Onset of Allergenic Pollen Season
Fiona Lo, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. M. Bitz and J. J. Hess
11:30 AM
Can We Predict Thunderstorm Asthma Epidemics: A Case Study of 7 Events in Melbourne, Australia
Andrew Grundstein, The Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and P. W. Miller, J. Silver, and J. M. Shepherd
11:45 AM

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