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APL Novel Method Accurately Predicts Disease Outbreaks

A team of scientists from The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has developed a novel method to accurately predict dengue fever outbreaks several weeks before they occur.
 

Asthma and Ozone

by Steven Babin, MD, PhD

Some people wonder why asthma exacerbations are lowest in the summer when tropospheric ozone is highest.  Why the inverse correlation?  Are these two even related?  Does ozone protect you from asthma exacerbations?   Within the answers to these questions lies the distinction between correlation and causality. 

GAIA Coffee & Climate this Thursday!

 

We will be reinstating the GAIA Coffee and Climate discussion on Jan 26, 2012. We will hold this meeting in Baltimore City. Discussion will include:

Request for Applications: 2012-2013 E²SHI Seed Grant for Interdisciplinary Research

 

Request for Applications: 2012-2013 E²SHI Seed Grant for Interdisciplinary Research

 

Request for Applications: 2012-2013 E²SHI Seed Grant for Interdisciplinary Research

 

Request for Applications: 2012-2013 E²SHI Seed Grant for Interdisciplinary Research

 

GAIA at AGU11

Several members of the GAIA team are at the American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting in San Francisco (5-9 December, 2011).

 

Tuesday, December 6:

GC24C-08. An Approach to Understanding Complex Socio-Economic Impacts and Responses to Climate Disruption in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Robert K. Schaefer; Maegen Nix; Alexander G. Ihde; Larry J. Paxton; Michele Weiss; Scott Simpkins; Glen H. Fountain

 

Wednesday, December 7:

Consider signing a statement about climate change for the Global Climate and Health Summit

The Climate and Health Council (UK) has issued a statement urging governments to take action to address the causes and impacts of climate change. If you go to http://climatechange.bmj.com/statement/view, you can sign the statement.

This is in preparation for the upcoming Global Climate and Health Summit, December 4th in Durban.

 

via GAIA member Cheryl Macpherson

 

Recap of our 2nd Coffee & Climate Change Discussion!

By Alpana Kaushiva (JHU/APL)

Our second GAIA Coffee & Climate Change event was held on Wednesday, September 14th, at the Daily Grind on Thames Street in Baltimore. We would love to see those of you who could not attend at the next GAIA Coffee & Climate Change discussion, to be held in the beginning of October! Attendees at our event included:

Stuart Chaitkin- JHSPH/Department of Environmental Health Sciences/speaker at GAIA workshop- energy policy

Recap of our 2nd Coffee & Climate Change Discussion!

By Alpana Kaushiva (JHU/APL)

Our second GAIA Coffee & Climate Change event was held on Wednesday, September 14th, at the Daily Grind on Thames Street in Baltimore. We would love to see those of you who could not attend at the next GAIA Coffee & Climate Change discussion, to be held in the beginning of October! Attendees at our event included:

Stuart Chaitkin- JHSPH/Department of Environmental Health Sciences/speaker at GAIA workshop- energy policy

GAIA Coffee & Climate Change: Recap

By Alpana Kaushiva (JHU/APL)

The first GAIA Coffee & Climate Change event was held on Wednesday, August 3rd, at the Daily Grind on Thames Street in Baltimore! We would love to see those of you who could not attend at the next GAIA Coffee & Climate Change discussion, to be held in the beginning of September. Attendees at our event included:

Jeffrey Berko- graduate student at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH)- biostatistics and environmental health

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