County-Level Heat Vulnerability of Urban and Rural Residents in Tibet, China (2016)

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Tibet is especially vulnerable to climate change due to the relatively rapid rise of temperature over past decades. The effects on mortality and morbidity of extreme heat in Tibet have been examined in previous studies; no heat adaptation initiatives have yet been implemented. We estimated heat vulnerability of urban and rural populations in 73 Tibetan counties and identified potential areas for public health intervention and further research.
Year: 2016
Language: English
In: Environmental Health, 15 (1): 1-10 p.

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