Technological opportunities for sensing of the health effects of weather and climate change: a state-of-the-art-review

Vidya Anderson, Andrew C. W. Leung, H. Mehdipoor*, Britta Jänicke, Dragan Milošević, Ana Oliveira, S. Manavvi, P. Kabano, Yuliya Dzyuban, R. Aguilar, Peter Nkashi Agan, Jonah Joshua Kunda, Gustavo Garcia-chapeton, Vinicius De França Carvalho Fonsêca, Sheila Tavares Nascimento, R. Zurita-milla

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Abstract

Sensing and measuring meteorological and physiological parameters of humans, animals, and plants are necessary to understand the complex interactions that occur between atmospheric processes and the health of the living organisms. Advanced sensing technologies have provided both meteorological and biological data across increasingly vast spatial, spectral, temporal, and thematic scales. Information and communication technologies have reduced barriers to data dissemination, enabling the circulation of information across different jurisdictions and disciplines. Due to the advancement and rapid dissemination of these technologies, a review of the opportunities for sensing the health effects of weather and climate change is necessary. This paper provides such an overview by focusing on existing and emerging technologies and their opportunities and challenges for studying the health effects of weather and climate change on humans, animals, and plants.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-25
Number of pages25
JournalInternational Journal of Biometeorology
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print/First online - 11 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • ITC-ISI-JOURNAL-ARTICLE

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