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FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 5, MAY 1992

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS...
IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE: GENERAL/MISCELLANEOUS


Item #d92may7

"Selected Questions of Topical Interest in Human Bioclimatology," G. Jendritzky (Deutsch Wetterdienst Freiburg, Zent Med. Meteor., S. Meier Str. 4, D-7800 Freiburg, Ger.), Intl. J. Biometeor., 35(3), 139-150, 1991.

A bioclimatological overview of the most important questions relating to effects of climate and climatic change on humans, including heat stress, ultraviolet radiation, and photochemical pollutants. Discusses the development of maps expressing physiologically significant variables on a wide range of spatial scales.


Item #d92may8

"Break-Up in Hudson Bay: Its Sensitivity to Air Temperatures and Implications for Climate Warming," D.A. Etkin (Arctic Clim. Sect., Canadian Clim. Ctr., 4905 Dufferin St., Downsview, Ont. M3H 5T4, Can.), Clim. Bull., 25(1), 21-34, Apr. 1991.

Comparison of gridded data on sea ice concentration to melting degree day data shows mixed correlation between the two variables in the Bay. A sensitivity analysis shows that a warming of 1 C could advance ice break-up as much as two weeks in parts of the Bay.

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