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A scan of municipal heat/health watch warning systems and hot weather response plans

Author: Virginia Mersereau; Greater Toronto Area Clean Air Council.; Clean Air Partnership.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Clean Air Partnership, 2007.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Mersereau; Greater Toronto Area Clean Air Council.; Clean Air Partnership.
OCLC Number: 758079615
Description: 1 online resource (42 pages) : color illustrations, color maps, digital file
Contents: Executive summary --
1. Introduction --
2. Scan results: 2.1. The City of Toronto; 2.2. Halton Region; 2.3. Peel Region; 2.4. York Region; 2.5. Durham Region; 2.6. Single and upper-tier municipalities outside the GTA --
3. Heat/health watch warning systems: 3.1. The spatial synoptic classification system; 3.2. The Humidex index; 3.3. Apparent temperature; 3.4. Minimum and maximum temperature thresholds --
4. Hot weather response plans: 4.1. City of Toronto; 4.2. Peel Region; 4.3. Halton Region; 4.4. Other jurisdictions in Ontario; 4.5. Other Canadian municipalities; 4.6. The City of Philadelphia; 4.7. Other American cities --
5. The cumulative effects of smog and extreme heat and the need for common messaging --
6. Conclusion --
Appendix I. Examples of messaging --
Appendix II. International contact information.
Responsibility: prepared on behalf of and with the support of the Greater Toronto Area Clean Air Council ; [researcher and author, Virginia Mersereau].

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