Performance Assessment of a Heat Wave Vulnerability Index for Greater London, United Kingdom

@article{Wolf2014PerformanceAO,
  title={Performance Assessment of a Heat Wave Vulnerability Index for Greater London, United Kingdom},
  author={Tanja Wolf and Glenn R. McGregor and Antonis Analitis},
  journal={Weather, Climate, and Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={32-46}
}
This study reports on the assessment of a multivariate heat wave vulnerability index (HVI) developed for London, United Kingdom. The HVI is assessed in terms of its ability to predict whether mortality and ambulance callout attain above average levels during heat wave events. Three approaches to assessment were adopted: 1) calculation of categorical statistics and associated skill scores for the dichotomous situation that above average mortality or ambulance callout occurred or not, 2) the… 

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