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Characterization of information requirements for studies of CO2 effects : water resources, agriculture, fisheries, forests and human health. Human health : analysis of climate related to health. DOE/ER.



INTRODUCTION. CLIMATE AND WEATHER. Weather variables relevant to human health. Effects of slow versus fast climate change. Changes in the variability of weather. BASIC MECHANISMS IN HUMANS. Thermoregulation, acclimatation and adaptation. Physiology and biochemistry. Birth defects. MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY RELATED TO CLIMATE WEATHER. Seasonality of mortality and morbidity. Heat waves. SPORADIC AND EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS. AIRBORNE MATERIALS RELATED TO HUMAN HEALTH. Bacteria. Viruses. Fungi. Pollen. SEASONAL DISEASES CAUSED BY MICROORGANISMS. Airborne diseases. Human carrier diseases. Vector-borne viral and bacterial diseases. Parasitic diseases. NUTRITION. Climate and weather effects on agriculture. Interactions of disease and nutrition. WATER. Quantity of water. Quality of water. Shelter. AIR POLLUTION. RECREATION. SUMMARY AND DATA AND RESEARCH NEEDS. Climate data needs. Carbon cycle data needs. Medical and biological research.

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