This page contains examples of extreme heat research that is being conducted in Environmental and Societal Impacts Group (ESIG):
- ~ Emissions pathways, climate change, and impacts on California.
- The article by
Katharine Hayhoe, Daniel Cayan, Christopher B. Field, Peter C. Frumhoff, Edwin P. Maurer, Norman L. Miller, Susanne C. Moser, Stephen H. Schneider, Kimberly Nicholas Cahill, Elsa E. Cleland, Larry Dale, Ray Drapek, R. Michael Hanemann, Laurence S. Kalkstein, James Lenihan, Claire K. Lunch, Ronald P. Neilson, Scott C. Sheridan, and Julia H. Verville, published in
PNAS, August 16, 2004
~ More intense, more frequent and longer lasting heat waves in the 21st Century.
Article by G. A. Meehl and C. Tebaldi (2004) Science, Vol. 305, No. 5686, pp. 994-997
~ Designing A Geospatial Information Infrastructure For The Mitigation Of Heat Wave Hazards In Urban Areas.
- The article by Olga V. Wilhelmi, Kathleen L. Purvis, and Robert C. Harriss is under review process in the Natural Hazards Review
- ~ Are America's Cities Ready for the Hot Times Ahead?
- Chicago and Philadelphia case study by Casey Thornbrugh, SOARS Program protege
- ~ Heat wave impacts: spatial distribution of heat wave-related mortality in the U.S. from 1986 to 2000.
- A GIS analysis of heat related deaths in the United States.
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