Session 3 Human Health: Use of Environmental Data and Information for Societal Needs

Tuesday, 11 January 2000: 8:00 AM-10:29 AM
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Laurence Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware, Center for Climatic Research, Newark, DE and Joel Scheraga, EPA, Washington, DC

8:00 AM
Integrating assessment of human health and ecosystem health
Joel D. Scheraga, EPA, Washington, DC; and A. E. Grambsch

8:30 AM
Predicting Hantaviral Disease Outbreaks in Southwestern United States
Gregory E. Glass, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

8:45 AM
Climate Tools For Public Health: A Synthesis Of Enso Experiment Research Findings
Juli Trtanj, NOAA, Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD

9:00 AM
Using Environmental Information to Improve Air Quality
Darrell A. Winner, EPA, Washington, DC

9:15 AM
A Year-Round Comfort Index That Incorporates Multiple Meteorological Parameters
Daniel Kottlowski, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and M. A. Steinberg

9:45 AM
A Physiologically-based Framework to Evaluate Possible Risk Factors for Heat-Related Illnesses
Kristie L. Ebi, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA; and N. Y. Chan, M. T. Stacey, and T. F. Wilson

10:00 AM
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-2:15 P.M.)

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