Title
EH-GLOBAL-VITO-5
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Abstract

Extreme Heat hazard is classified based on an existing and widely accepted heat stress indicator, the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT, in °C) – more specifically the daily maximum WGBT. The WBGT has an obvious relevance for human health, but it is relevant in all kinds of projects and sectors, including infrastructure related, as heat stress affects personnel and stakeholders, and therefore the design of buildings and infrastructure.
Heat stress studies in the scientific literature t...

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Raster Data
Keywords
Extreme Heat , Hazard Assessment
Category
Climatology Meteorology Atmosphere
processes and phenomena of the atmosphere. Examples: cloud cover, weather, climate, atmospheric conditions, climate change, precipitation
Regions
Global
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Purpose

For use in ThinkHazard!

Language
English
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Spatial Representation Type
grid data is used to represent geographic data

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