Search for dissertations about: "Heatwave"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Heatwave.

  1. 1. Health effects of heatwaves short and long term predictions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Christofer Åström; Bertil Forsberg; Kristie L. Ebi; Scott Sheridan; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heatwave; health impact assessment; early warning system; mortality; morbidity; climate change;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as changes in the state of the climate associated with changes in the mean and/or the variability of its properties. Climate change will affect temperatures both as an increase in mean temperature as well as changes in the frequency of temperature extremes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Weather and extreme heat in association to mental disorders The case of Hanoi, Vietnam

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Phan Minh Trang; Maria Nilsson; Joacim Rocklöv; Kim Bao Giang; Mare Löhmus Sundström; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depressive disorders; mental disorders; weather patterns; elevated temperature; and heatwaves.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Vietnam suffers consequences of global warming. There is limited data of the relationship between weather, extreme heat and potential mental health problems. It is therefore crucial to study heat-related mental illnesses and to establish good solutions with relevant adaptations to global warming. READ MORE