The thermal environment of the human being on the global scale

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Jendritzky, Gerd; Tinz, Birger;
(2009)
  • Publisher: CoAction Publishing
  • Journal: Global Health Action,volume 2 (issn: 1654-9716, eissn: 1654-9880)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/gha.v2i0.2005, pmc: PMC2799257
  • Subject: Perceived Temperature | thermal assessment | Health and Environmental Change; Climate Impact Research; Thermal Assessment; Acclimatization; Heat Load; Cold stress; Bioclimate Mapping; Perceived Temperature; | Heat, work and health: implications of climate change | climate impact research | cold stress | bioclimate mapping | Global Health;Population Health; Climate Change and Human Health | acclimatisation | heat load

Background: The close relationship between human health, performance, well-being and the thermal environment is obvious. Nevertheless, most studies of climate and climate change impacts show amazing shortcomings in the assessment of the environment. Populations living i... View more
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