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Professor Rood’s paper in NIH newsletter

Posted: May 29, 2013

Professor Rood’s paper in NIH newsletter

Professor Ricky Rood is co-author of a paper mentioned in the latest National Institute of Health (NIH) Global Environmental Health Newsletter.

The paper is titled, “Comparing exposure metrics for classifying 'dangerous heat' in heat wave and health warning systems.”

The abstract states: “This study compares exposure metrics to trigger heat wave and health warning systems (HHWS), and introduces a novel multi-level hybrid clustering method to identify potential dangerously hot days.”

To read the abstract, click here.

To read the newsletter, click here.

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