Eight cities slated to run Urban Heat Island mapping campaigns in summer 2019 21 June 2019

Eight cities slated to run Urban Heat Island mapping campaigns in summer 2019

Community organizers in eight U.S. cities have been offered support for UHI mapping campaigns through the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) and CPO’s Communication, Education, and Engagement Division.

Workshop report now available: Building Public Health Resilience to Severe Weather in a Changing Climate 7 June 2019

Workshop report now available: Building Public Health Resilience to Severe Weather in a Changing Climate

This workshop builds on previous investments by IRAP and NOAA in the Caribbean, and provides linkages to ongoing efforts in NOAA and the USGCRP to address climate and health, including heat health.

CPO researcher heads water-related illnesses chapter in USGCRP Climate and Human Health report 11 April 2016

CPO researcher heads water-related illnesses chapter in USGCRP Climate and Human Health report

CPO's Juli Trtanj was a lead author for the water-related illnesses chapter of the USGCRP's: The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment.

CPO's Hunter Jones delivers keynote on Climate and Extreme Heat at Design for Risk Reduction Symposium in NYC 23 November 2015

CPO's Hunter Jones delivers keynote on Climate and Extreme Heat at Design for Risk Reduction Symposium in NYC

On November 12, CPO's Hunter Jones joined over 30 urban climatologists, architects, planners, and emergency management & public health practitioners to address an estimated 200 audience members, in New York City for the symposium: “Extreme Heat: Hot Cities – Adapt­ing to a Hot­ter World.”

Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward 7 August 2015

Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward

NOAA's Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Weather Service (NWS), and National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) co-led a Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward, in Chicago from July 28-30.

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