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Seasonal forecasts, climatic change, and human health : health and climate

Author: Madeleine C Thomson; Ricardo Garcia Herrera; Martin Beniston
Publisher: [New York] : Springer, 2008.
Series: Advances in global change research, 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Results presented at the Wengen conference make clear that the science and art of integrating climate knowledge into the control of climate sensitive diseases on a year to year time frame, as well as  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine C Thomson; Ricardo Garcia Herrera; Martin Beniston
ISBN: 9781402068768 140206876X 9781402068775 1402068778
OCLC Number: 244264548
Description: x, 232 pages : illustrations.
Contents: Seasonal climate forecasting for health / Stephen J. Connor, Madeleine C. Thomson, and Bettina Menne --
The impact on human health of climate and climate change ; research in the ENSEMBLES Project from seasonal to centennial timescales / Chris D. Hewitt --"Flowering walnuts in the wood" and other bases for seasonal climate forecasting / Simon J. Mason --
Climate and infectious diseases / Louise Kelly-Hope and Madeleine C. Thomson --
Integration of seasonal forecasts into early warning systems for climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria and dengue / Stephen J. Connor and Gilma C. Mantilla --
Climate and environmental information and the control of epidemic meningitis in Africa / Luis E. Cuevas, C. Anthony hart, and Madeleine C. Thomson --
A multimodel framework in support of malaria surveillance and control / Daniel Ruiz, Stephen J. Connor, and Madeleine C. Thomson --
Recent developments and next steps in seasonal forecasting and health / Madeleine C. Thomson, Stephen J. Connor, and Bettina Menne --
Climate change and health / Martin Beniston and Ricardo García-Herrera --
The RedGems information system: climate, environment and public health / Yves M. Tourre, Jean P. Lacaux, Antonio Güell, M. Lafaye, Philippe Sabatier, Eliane Coëffier, and Laurent Braak --
Impacts of heat and ozone on mortality risk in the New York City Metropolitan Region under a changing climate / Kim Knowlton, Christian Hogrefe, Barry Lynn, Cynthia Rosenzweig Joyce Rosenthal, and Patrick L. Kinney --
Physiological equivalent temperature as indicator for impacts of climate change on thermal comfort of humans / Andreas Matzarakis and Bas Amelung --
Weather, ambient air pollution and bronchial asthma in Athens, Greece / Panagiotis Th. Nastos --
Outreach from the IAI Collaborative Research Network on climate variability and human health impacts in the tropical Americas / Joan L. Aron --
Recent developments and next steps in climate change and health / Patrick L. Kinney, Ricardo García-Herrera, and Stephen J. Connor.
Series Title: Advances in global change research, 30.
Responsibility: Madeleine C. Thomson, Ricardo Garcia-Herrera, Martin Beniston, editors.
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