NIHHIS Hosts the First NIHHIS National Meeting 26-28 April 29 April 2022

NIHHIS Hosts the First NIHHIS National Meeting 26-28 April

The meeting brought together federal and global partners to create a shared vision for building resilience to extreme heat events in communities.

Dr. Spinrad announces that NOAA and community partners will map heat inequities in 14 communities and two international cities 29 April 2022

Dr. Spinrad announces that NOAA and community partners will map heat inequities in 14 communities and two international cities

NOAA will provide funding to CAPA Strategies to support the Urban Heat Island mapping campaigns, a flagship NIHHIS program, to map the hottest part of communities across the country and internationally. NIHHIS is a featured program of the Climate Program Office.

CPO-funded American Planning Association Book: Planning  for Urban Heat Resilience 6 April 2022

CPO-funded American Planning Association Book: Planning for Urban Heat Resilience

This is the authoritative text for planners on the issue of urban heat island resilience, and it was funded by the Extreme Heat Risk Initiative of CPO.

How are heat waves over Yangtze River valley associated with atmospheric quasi-biweekly oscillation? 21 February 2017

How are heat waves over Yangtze River valley associated with atmospheric quasi-biweekly oscillation?

A recently published study on mechanisms for predicting heat waves in China is an important contribution to the field of extreme heat, a well known public health issue for the entire globe.

Report: First Regional NIHHIS Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Workshop in El Paso, TX 8 February 2017

Report: First Regional NIHHIS Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Workshop in El Paso, TX

An executive summary of the National Integrated Heat Health Information System workshop in July, 2016 outlines outcomes and recommendations for different aspects of heat health resilience in the El Paso-Juárez-Las Cruces Region.

 

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