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International Journal of Biometeorology

International Journal of Biometeorology

Editor-in-Chief: Scott C. Sheridan

ISSN: 0020-7128 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-1254 (electronic version)

Journal no. 484

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Editor-in-Chief:

Scott C. Sheridan

Professor and Departmental Chairperson

Department of Geography

Kent State University

P.O. Box 5190

Kent, Ohio 44242-0001, USA

Tel.: +1-330-672-3224

Fax: +1-330-672-4304

E-mail: ssherid1@kent.edu

 

Managing Editor:

 

Cameron C. Lee

Department of Georgraphy

Kent State University

308 McGilvrey Hall

Tel:  +1-330-672-2045

Fax: +1-330-672-4304

E-mail: cclee@kent.edu

 

Field Editors

 

Aerobiology

Matt Smith

Laboratory of Aeropalynology

Faculty of Biology

Adam Mickiewicz Univesity

Umultowska 89

61-614 Poznàn, Poland

E-mail: Eaeromattsmith@gmail.com

 

Agricultural Meteorology

Simone Orlandini

Department of Plant, Soil and Environmental Science

University of Florence

Piazzale della Cascine 18

50144 Firenze, Italy

E-mail: simone.orlandini@unifi.it

 

Agricultural Meteorology

Paulo Cesar Sentelhas

Department of Biosystems Engineering

ESALQ - University of São Paulo

Avenida Padua Dias 11

13418-900 Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil

E-mail: pcsentel.esalq@usp.br

 

 

Animals

Robert P. Rhoads Jr.

Associate Professor, Department of Animal & Poultry Sciences

Associate Professor of Health Sciences

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

3080 Litton-Reaves Hall (0306)

Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

E-mail: rhoadsr@vt.edu

Office: (540) 231-5134

Cell: (540) 629-3989

 

Animals

Veerasamy Sejian

Senior Scientist

Animal Physiology Division

ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology

Hosur Road, Adugodi, Bangalore-560030, India

E-mail: drsejian@gmail.com

 

Animals

Leonel Avendaño-Reyes

Instituto de Ciencias Agrícolas

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Ejido Nuevo León, Baja California, Mexico

E-mail: lar62@hotmail.com

 

 

Climate Change and Ecology

Lynda Chambers

11-13 Minter Court

Park Orchards

Melbourne, VIC 3114, Australia

E-mail: phenologist@gmail.com

 

 

Climate and Health

P. Grady Dixon

Department of Geosciences

Fort Hays State University

600 Park St

Hays, KS 67601-4099, USA

E-mail: pgdixon@fhsu.edu

Tel: +1-785-628-4536

 

Climate and Health

Michael Allen

Department of Political Science and Geography

7035 Batten Arts & Letters

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA 23529-0088, USA

E-mail: mallen@odu.edu

 

Epidemiology

Kathryn C Conlon

Climate and Health Program, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4770 Buford Hwy MS F-59

Chamblee, GA 30341, USA

E-mail: Gbq6@cdc.gov

 

 

Forests

Thomas Holst

Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Division of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis

Centre for GeoBiosphere Science

Lund University

Sölvegatan 12

SE-223 62 Lund, Sweden

E-mail: Thomas.Holst@nateko.lu.se

 

Forests

Chung-Te Chang

Department of Geography

National Taiwan University

No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road

Taipei 10617, Taiwan

E-mail: changchuante@gmail.com

 

Humans

Antonella Fioravanti

Rheumatology Unit

Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese

“Le Scotte” Policlinico

Viale Bracci 1

53100 Siena, Italy

E-mail: fioravanti7@virgilio.it

  

Humans

Naoshi Kakitsuba

Department of Environment and Technology

School of Science andTechnology

Meijo University

468-8502 Shiogamaguchi 1-501, Tenpaku-ku,

Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

Japan

E-mail: naoshi@meijo-u.ac.jp

 

Phenology

Mark D. Schwartz

Department of Geography

Bolton Hall Room 410

P.O. Box 413

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA

Tel.: +1-414-229-3740 or -4866

Fax: +1-414-229-3981

E-mail: mds@uwm.edu

 

Thermal Environment

Krzysztof  Blażejczyk

Polish Academy of Sciences

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization

Dept. of Geoecology and Climatology

Tward 51/55, 00-818 Warzawa, Poland

E-mail: k.blaz@twarda.pan.pl

Tel: +48 22 69 78 910

 

Urban Biometeorology

Tzu-Ping Lin

Department of Architecture

National Chen Kung University

1 University Road

Taiwan 701

Taiwan

E-mail: lintp@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Tel: +886 6 2757575 ext. 54145

 

Editorial Advisory Board

Paul BEGGS paul.beggs@mq.edu.au

Department of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University, AUSTRALIA

Human health, aeroallergens, aerobiology, climate change

 

Amiel BERMAN amiel.berman@mail.huji.ac.il

Department of Animal Sciences, Hebrew University, ISRAEL

Animal environmental physiology, heat stress

 

Luigi CALAMARI luigi.calamari@unicatt.it

Istituto di Zootecnica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, ITALY

heat stress, dairy cows, metabolic conditions, milk production, milk characteristics in heat stress

 

Carla CESARACCIO C.Cesaraccio@ibimet.cnr.it

Institute of Biometeorology, National Research Council of Italy, ITALY

Plant phenology, heat and chill unit models, crop growth models, climate change, Mediterranean vegetation

 

Xiaoqiu CHEN cxq@pku.edu.cn

College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, CHINA

plant phenology; land surface phenology; phenological modelling and prediction; agricultural and forest meteorology; climate change impacts on vegetation dynamics

 

Frank-M. CHMIELEWSKI chmielew@agrar.hu-berlin.de

Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Climate change, phenology, phenological modelling, climate impacts on agriculture and horticulture (especially on fruit growing)

 

Zalika ČREPINŠEK Zalika.Crepinsek@bf.uni-lj.si

University of Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

plant phenology, climate change, trends, agronomy, climate extremes, agroclimatology

 

Junhu DAI daijh@igsnrr.ac.cn 

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

phenology, plant geography, vegetation ecology, global change biology, climate change

 

Rebecca DARBYSHIRE rebecca.darbyshire@unimelb.edu.au

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Phenology, winter chill, climate change, temperate perennial trees

 

Alison DONNELLY  donnela@uwm.edu  

University of the Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

phenology, mismatch, biodiversity, climate change

 

Kristie EBI krisebi@uw.edu

Department of Global Health, University of Washington, USA

Climate change, epidemiology, public health

 

Pablo FERNANDEZ DE ARROYABE HERNAEZ pablo.fdezarroyabe@unican.es

Universidad de Cantabria, SPAIN

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Applied Biometeorology, Human Vulnerability Assessment, Human Health and Climate Services development

 

Jennifer FITCHETT  Jennifer.m.fitchett@gmail.com   

School of Geography, University of the Witwatersrand, SOUTH AFRICA

plant phenology, climate change, seasonality and tropical cyclones, tourism, climate change, Africa

 

John GAUGHAN j.gaughan@uq.edu.au

The University of Queensland, AUSTRALIA

Animal biometeorology

 

Carmen GALÁN bv1gasoc@uco.es

Department of Botany, Ecology and Plant Physiology, University of Córdoba, SPAIN

aerobiology, palynology, plant phenology, modeling, projections

 

William GOGGINS wgoggins@cuhk.edu.hk

Division of Biostatistics, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG

Biostatistics; Meteorological variables and human health; Urban heat islands; Generalized Additive Models

 

Simon GOSLING simon.gosling@nottingham.ac.uk

School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UNITED KINGDOM

heat wave, temperature-related mortality, climate change

 

Scott GREENE jgreene@ou.edu 

Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, University of Oklahoma, USA

Climate and health, climate change, applied climatology

 

Lukasz GREWLING lukaszgrewling@gmail.com

Laboratory of Aeropalynology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, POLAND

aerobiology, ecology and phenology of allergenic plants and fungi, pollination biology

 

George HAVENITH G.Havenith@lboro.ac.uk

Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre, Loughborough University Design School, UNITED KINGDOM

Human exposure: Heat stress, Cold stress, Clothing heat transfer, Thermophysiological modeling

 

Geoffrey HENEBRY Geoffrey.Henebry@sdstate.edu

Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, South Dakota State University, USA

Landscape ecology, land surface phenology, land cover/land use change, grasslands, croplands, smaller cities

 

Curtis D. HOLDER cholder@uccs.edu

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, USA

ecohydrology, rainfall interception, vegetation-atmosphere interactions, foliar ecology

 

Jutta HOLST Jutta.holst@nateko.lu.se

Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, SWEDEN

Forest meteorology, environmental climatology (urban climate, air quality, human biometeorology)

 

Yasushi HONDA honda.yasushi.fn@u.tsukuba.ac.jp

Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, JAPAN

environmental epidemiology, climate change, human mortality & morbidity

 

David INOUYE inouye@umd.edu

Department of Biology, University of Maryland, USA

pollination biology, plant demography, phenology, climate change, bees, pollinators

 

Britta JÄNICKE britta.jaenicke@posteo.net

Applied Meteorological Research Division, National Institute of Meteorological Sciences, KOREA

heat stress, urban climate, urban climate modeling (mirco or meso-scale), urban climate observation (e.g., networks, TMRT), urban green or biometeorological indices

 

Adam KALKSTEIN Adam.Kalkstein@usma.edu

Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, United States Military Academy, USA

Human, seasonal impacts

       

Idalia KASPRZYK idalia@univ.rzeszow.pl

Department of Ecology and Environmental Biology, University of Rzeszów, POLAND

Aerobiology; pollen, fungal spores and their relationship with weather; phenology, forecasting model, biostatistics

 

Marie KEATLEY mrk@unimelb.edu.au  

Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Plant phenology, statistical methods, citizen science & networks, natural resource management and environmental history

 

Kurt Christian KERSEBAUM ckersebaum@zalf.de

Institute of Landscape Systems Analysis, Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, GERMANY

agriculture, crop growth, phenology, soil processes, water balance, agro-ecosystem modeling

 

Kim KNOWLTON kknowlton@nrdc.org

Health & Environment Program, Natural Resources Defense Council, USA

Human health, public health, climate change

 

Alar LÄÄNELAID Alar.laanelaid@ut.ee

Department of Geography, University of Tartu, ESTONIA

Biometeorological interests: dendrochronology (dating of buildings and wooden items by tree rings); dendroclimatology (ring-width/meteorological variables relations of pine, spruce, oak); dendroecology (drainage effects on trees growing in swamps).

 

Hyunjung LEE Hyunjung.Lee@stuttgart.de

Office for Environmental Protection, Section of Urban Climatology, City of Stuttgart, Germany

Urban climatology, urban human-biometeorology, heat stress, climate-related urban planning

 

Liang LIANG liang.liang@uky.edu

Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, USA

Phenology, bioclimatology, remote sensing

 

László MAKRA makra@geo.u-szeged.hu

Institute of Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Szeged, HUNGARY

taxa, pollen, pollen dispersion, local pollen, transported pollen, pollen concentration, pollen forecast, climate, meteorological elements, pollen statistics, phenological characteristics, ragweed (Ambrosia), respiratory diseases

 

Zoya MATEEVA zoyam@abv.bg

National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BULGARIA

human biometeorology, assessment of climatic/meteorological influence on the human bio-comfort, its temporal and territorial distribution, measures for its improvement and stress reduction

 

Marco MORABITO m.morabito@ibimet.cnr.it

Institute of Biometeorology – National Research Council; Centre of Bioclimatology - University of Florence, ITALY

Human biometeorology; Thermal comfort, Thermal indices; Urban climate; Weather-related health; Environmental epidemiology

 

Matthew MULLER mdm119@case.edu

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA

Thermal physiology, exercise performance, cardiovascular physiology,  sympathetic nervous system, anesthesiology

 

Panagiotis T. NASTOS nastos@geol.uoa.gr

Department of Geology and Atmospheric Environment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GREECE

Weather impacts on human health, human biometeorology, heat waves and cardiovascular/ respiratory diseases, human thermal indices, weather types and human health

 

Katerina PANTAVOU  kpantav@yahoo.gr; pantavou.katerina@ucy.ac.cy

Medical School, University of Cyprus, CYPRUS

thermal environment, climate and health, environmental health, environmental epidemiology

 

Dirk SCHINDLER dirk.schindler@meteo.uni-freiburg.de

Chair of Meteorology and Climatology, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, GERMANY

Forest meteorology, micrometeorology, hydrometeorology, urban meteorology, air pollution control, energy meteorology, Radiation balance, energy balance, water balance, turbulent exchange, wind-plant-interaction, natural hazards, soil-vegetation-atmosphere exchange, time series analysis, statistical/empirical modelling, field studies

 

Karin SCHÜTZ  karin.schutz@agresearch.co.nz 

AgResearch Ltd, Hamilton, NEW ZEALAND

heat and cold stress effects on animal welfare (mainly cattle but also other species)

 

Avraham SHITZER mersasa@techunix.technion.ac.il

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, ISRAEL

Thermal comfort, Wind chill, Bio-heat transfer, Climate stress indices, Modeling of the thermoregulatory system

 

Branko SIKOPARIJA sikoparijabranko@gmail.com

BioSensе Institute - Research Institute for Information Technologies in Biosystems, Novi Sad, SERBIA

Aerobiology, phenology

 

Tim SPARKS thsparks@btopenworld.com

Coventry University, UNITED KINGDOM

Phenology, climate impacts, biodiversity, species distribution

 

Alan STEWART aeswx@uga.edu 

University of Georgia, UNITED STATES

Climate and weather psychology

 

Sara TENTI sara_tenti@hotmail.it
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, ITALY

balneotherapy, spa therapy, osteoarthitis, hand osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia

 

Shilu TONG shilu.tong@yahoo.com 

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, CHINA

Public health risks of climate variability and change, heat-related health impacts and disease burden attributable to climate change

 

János UNGER unger@geo.u-szeged.hu

University of Szeged, Hungary

urban human biometeorology (thermal aspects), indices of tourism climate, human comfort

 

Jennifer VANOS jkvanos@ucsd.edu

Department of Geosciences, University of California, San Diego, USA

Human thermal environment, air pollution, heat stress, epidemiology, urban climates, climate change, energy budget modeling

 

Dimitrios VOUKANTSIS dimitrios.voukantsis@oncology.ox.ac.uk

University of Oxford, UK

Airborne pollen concentrations forecasting, Allergic rhinitis symptoms, Machine learning, Statistical modelling, Personalized medicine

 

Cuizhen WANG cwang@mailbox.sc.edu

Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, USA

Bio-environmental remote sensing, spatial analysis, GIS

 

Wenquan ZHU zhuwq75@bnu.edu.cn

Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, CHINA

phenology, remote sensing, Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, vegetation index, net primary productivity

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