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Title Under the weather : climate, ecosystems, and infectious disease / National Research Council Division on Earth and Life Studies Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Committee on Climate, Ecosystems, Infectious Disease, and Human Health.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2001.

Subject Medical climatology.
Communicable diseases.
Communicable Disease Control.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Climate, Ecosystems, Infectious Disease, and Human Health.
Add Title Weather
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 146 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-126) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Climate and Infectious Diseases: The Past as Prologue -- Origins of Environmental Medicine -- The Early Merger of Meteorology and Medicine -- Meteorology Becomes an Independent Discipline -- Medical Environmentalism Without Meteorology -- Twentieth Century Teleconnections -- Linkages Between Climate, Ecosystems, and Infectious Disease -- Weather and Climate: Background Concepts -- Infectious Disease Dynamics: Background Concepts -- Weather/Climate Influences on Infectious Diseases: An Overview -- Other Factors that Affect Infectious Disease Dynamics -- Climate Influences on Specific Diseases -- Dengue -- Malaria -- St. Louis Encephalitis -- Rift Valley Fever -- Hantavirus -- Lyme -- Influenza -- Cryptosporidium -- Cholera and other Vibrios -- Analytical Approaches for Studying Climate/Disease Linkages -- Observational and Experimental Studies -- Mathematical Modeling -- Risk Assessment Frameworks -- Integrated Assessment -- Surveillance/Observational Data Needs -- Temporal and Spatial Scaling: an Ecological Perspective -- Biological Effects of Observed Climate Variability -- Confounding Influences on Ecological Forecasting -- Towards the Development of Disease Early Warning Systems -- Developing Effective Early Warning Systems -- Examples of the Use of Climate Forecasts.
ISBN 0309512026 (electronic bk.)
9780309512022 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 52859047
Additional Format Print version: Under the weather. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2001 0309072786 (DLC) 2001001905 (OCoLC)46640595

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