B‰’more Cool: Monitoring the Urban Heat Island at High Density for Health and Urban Design

EarthzineIn-Depth, Original, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016, Themed Articles

The B‰’more Cool initiative is exploring patterns of heat exposure and impact across Baltimore, Maryland, åÊand evaluating active and proposed mitigation and adaptation interventions. Extreme heat is the deadliest form of climate hazard in the United States today, killing an average of 600 people per year [1]. These deaths are almost entirely preventable; however, the frequency and intensity of heat … Read More

B’more Cool: Monitoring the Urban Heat Island at High Density for Health and Urban Design

EarthzineOriginal, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016

The B’more Cool initiative is exploring patterns of heat exposure and impact across Baltimore, Maryland,  and evaluating active and proposed mitigation and adaptation interventions. Extreme heat is the deadliest form of climate hazard in the United States today, killing an average of 600 people per year [1]. These deaths are almost entirely preventable; however, the frequency and intensity of heat … Read More

Forecast Is What You Expect; Near Surface Temp. Is What You Get

EarthzineAssessing Human Risk, DEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Assessing Human Risk Project Team: New Jersey Health & Air Quality Team Location: International Research Institute for Climate and Society ‰ÛÒ Palisades, New York Authors: Maryam Karimi Jerrod Lessel Mentors/Advisors: Pietro Ceccato (Columbia University) Abstract: Urbanization has created an increase in what is known … Read More