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Evaluation of the product of Case Study 2 on Temperature-related human mortality in European regions (D5.9)

Quijal-Zamorano, Marcos; Martinez- Solanas, Erica; Petrova, Desislava; Ballester, Joan;
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  • Published: 28 Nov 2020
Many European countries have designed weather early warning systems of heat stress indicators. This process was especially evident after the summer 2003 heatwave, which had an unprecedented impact on mortality across the continent, causing more than 70,000 premature deaths in western countries alone. Implementing adequate health preventing measures, which have a positive impact on reducing temperature-attributable mortality (TAM), is essential in public health decision making, particularly in a context of climate change and rising temperatures. Yet, these systems have room for improvement. We identified some of the key aspects that could be refined after consult...
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Arctic Impact on Weather and Climate
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 727852
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
European Marine Science
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