Environmental change, climate and health : issues and research methods / edited by P. Martens and A.J. McMichael.
Contributor(s): Martens, Willem Jozef Meine | McMichael, A. J. (Anthony J.).Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009Edition: Digitally printed 1st pbk. version.Description: xiii, 338 p. : ill. ; 25cm.ISBN: 9780521114028 (pbk.); 0521114020 (pbk.).Subject(s): Environmental health | Environmentally induced diseases | Social medicine
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Originally published: 2002.
Global environmental changes: anticipating and assessing risks to health -- Historical connections between climate, medical thought and human health -- The contribution of global environmental factors to ill-health -- Surprise, nonlinearity and complex behavior -- Epidemiological and impacts assessment methods -- Retrospective studies: analogue approaches describing climate variability and health -- Detecting the infectious disease consequences of climate change and extreme weather events -- Integrated assessment modelling of human health impacts -- Remote sensing, GIS, and spatial statistics: powerful tools for landscape epidemiology -- Monitoring the health impacts of global climate change -- Epidemiology, environmental health and global change -- Dealing with scientific uncertainties.
Includes bibliographical references and index.