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Urban Heat Island Maps

Timely information for people and communities who are working to address local concerns about heat health.

CDC Launches Heat & Health Tracker Tool 13 July 2020

CDC Launches Heat & Health Tracker Tool

NIHHIS Partner: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a first-of-its-kind online tool to help emergency and public health planners prepare for and respond to extreme heat events. The Heat & Health Tracker provides timely, user-friendly, local-level heat and health data and information.

Detroit NPR Affiliate Covers Urban Heat Island Campaign 13 July 2020

Detroit NPR Affiliate Covers Urban Heat Island Campaign

National Public Radio

Detroit Urban Heat Island mapping campaign lead Jordan Larson is interviewed by local NPR affiliate.

10 June 2020

Scenario Responses for Heat Watch Campaign Organizers

Like preparing for climate change, being adaptive is essential for a successful community heat-mapping campaign. We offer the following advice on five of the most common scenarios that can occur during a Heat Watch campaigns.

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The Urban Heat Island Citizen Science Campaigns are made possible by:

SMV


CAPAHeatWatch


NOAA

NIHHIS is made possible by our participating agencies.

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EPA

FEMA


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OSHA


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About Us

NIHHIS is an integrated information system that builds understanding of the problem of extreme heat, defines demand for climate services that enhance societal resilience, develops science-based products and services from a sustained climate science research program, and improves capacity, communication, and societal understanding of the problem in order to reduce morbidity and mortality due to extreme heat.  NIHHIS is a jointly developed system by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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