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The Impact of Moisture and Temperature on Human Health in Heat Waves

Michael Wehner, Federico Castillo and Dáithí Stone.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Health; Natural Disasters (Environmental Science). 14977 words.

Extremely high air temperatures are uncomfortable for everyone. For some segments of the population, they can be deadly. Both the physical and societal aspects of intense heat waves in a...

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