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Children’s microclimates and health: Mitigating heat & air pollution through measurement & design

October 30, 2019 2:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Presenter:  Dr. Jennifer Vanos (School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning Arizona State University) The human body deals with a range of atmospheric stressors that are exacerbated in urban areas, including extreme heat and air pollution. Children gain a large percentage of their activity at school or within playgrounds, and in general, spend more time outdoors than adults often at times of peak heat and air pollution. A range of health ailments may arise from overexposures to these ambient factors,... View Article