Modeling the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Using Standard Meteorological Measurements

  title={Modeling the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Using Standard Meteorological Measurements},
  author={J. Liljegren and R. Carhart and Philip Lawday and Stephen Tschopp and Robert Sharp},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  pages={645 - 655}
The U.S. Army has a need for continuous, accurate estimates of the wet bulb globe temperature to protect soldiers and civilian workers from heat-related injuries, including those involved in the storage and destruction of aging chemical munitions at depots across the United States. At these depots, workers must don protective clothing that increases their risk of heat-related injury. Because of the difficulty in making continuous, accurate measurements of wet bulb globe temperature outdoors… Expand
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