Challenges associated with projecting urbanization-induced heat-related mortality.

Abstract

Maricopa County, Arizona, anchor to the fastest growing megapolitan area in the United States, is located in a hot desert climate where extreme temperatures are associated with elevated risk of mortality. Continued urbanization in the region will impact atmospheric temperatures and, as a result, potentially affect human health. We aimed to quantify the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.130

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