How Temperature Increases and Heat Waves Influence Hospital Admission Rates in California

Dr. Sasha Gershunov and Dr. Kristen Guirguis, affiliated researchers of the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation, co-authored a paper examining the effects of temperature and heat waves on hospitalizations in different climate zones throughout California from May to October of 1999-2009.

Read the full paper, “Ambient temperature and added heat wave effects on hospitalizations in California from 1999-2009”, here.

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Article photo by Nick Youngson

 

Sasha Gershunov

Kristen Guirguis
scripps oceanography uc san diego