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Sprigg, William A.

Extreme Weather, Health, and Communities

Sprigg, William A. - Extreme Weather, Health, and Communities, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Extreme Weather, Health and Communities: Why Consider the Connections?
William A. Sprigg, Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg

2. Superstorm Sandy: A Game Changer?
David A. Robinson

3. Extreme Weather: Politics and Public Communication
Michael A. Moodian, Margaret M. Moodian

4. Dust Storms, Human Health and a Global Early Warning System
William A. Sprigg

5. Interdisciplinary Engagement of People and Place Around Extreme Weather
Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg

6. Engaging Communities to Assess the Health Effects of Extreme Weather in the Arctic
David Driscoll, George Luber

7. Refining the Process of Science Support for Communities Around Extreme Weather Events and Climate Impacts
Kristina J. Peterson, Shirley B. Laska, Rosina Philippe, Olivia Burchett Porter, Richard L. Krajeski, Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, William A. Sprigg

8. Reducing Vulnerability to Extreme Heat Through Interdisciplinary Research and Stakeholder Engagement
Olga Wilhelmi, Mary Hayden

9. Sociospatial Modeling for Climate-Based Emergencies: Extreme Heat Vulnerability Index
Austin C. Stanforth, Daniel P. Johnson

10. Drought and Health in the Context of Public Engagement
Nicole Wall, Michael Hayes

11. Extreme Weather: Mental Health Challenges and Community Response Strategies
Jyotsana Shukla

12. Extreme Winter: Weaving Weather and Climate into a Narrative Through Laura Ingalls Wilder
Barbara Mayes Boustead

13. The Air We Breathe: How Extreme Weather Conditions Harm Us
Mary M. Prunicki, Kari C. Nadeau

14. Human Response to and Consequences of the May 22, 2011, Joplin Tornado
Erica D. Kuligowski, Franklin T. Lombardo, Long T. Phan

15. Approaches for Building Community Resilience to Extreme Heat
Peter Berry, Gregory R. A. Richardson

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning, Emergency Services, Public Health, Earth System Sciences

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Extreme Weather and Society
Page amount
21 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319306261
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-30624-7

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