Selected Refereed Manuscripts, Monographs and Government Publications

Dr. Laurence S. Kalkstein
Synoptic Climatology Lab
Center for Climatic Research
Department of Geography
University of Delaware

Haines, A., P.R. Epstein, A.J. McMichael, L.S. Kalkstein (on behalf of an international panel), 1993. Global Health Watch: Monitoring Impacts of Environmental Change. The Lancet, 342:1464-1469.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1993. Health and Climate Change - Direct Impacts in Cities. The Lancet, 342:1397-1399.

Kalkstein, L.S., P.Dunne and H. Ye, 1993. Climate Change in the Arctic: The Role of Topographically-Enhanced Inversions: Response to Burn. Journal of Climate, 6(7):1476-1478.

Kalkstein, L.S. and K.E. Smoyer, 1993. The Impact of Climate on Canadian Mortality: Present Relationships and Future Scenarios. Canadian Climate Centre Report No. 93-7, Atmospheric Environment Service, Canadian Climate Program, Downsview, Ontario, 50 pages.

Kalkstein, L.S. and K.E. Smoyer, 1993. The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health: Some International Implications. Experientia, 49:969-979.

Ye, H., D.J. Leathers and L.S. Kalkstein, 1994. Classification of Upper Level Circulation Patterns in the Polar Region and Their Relationship to Surface Air Temperature. Middle States Geographer, 26:1-6.

Nichols, M.C., L.S. Kalkstein and S. Cheng, 1995. Possible Human Health Impacts of a Global Warming. World Resource Review, 7(1):77-103.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1995. Cities Could Face Killer Heat Waves. Science, 267:958.

Kalkstein, L.S. and G. Tan, 1995. Climate Change and Human Health: International Implications. In As Climate Changes: International Impacts and Implications, eds. K.M. Strzepek and J. B. Smith. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY., pp. 124-145.

Ye, H., L.S. Kalkstein and J.S. Greene, 1995. The Detection of Climate Change in the Arctic: An Updated Report. Atmospheric Research, 37(1-3):163-173.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1995. Lessons From a Very Hot Summer. The Lancet, 346(8979):857-859.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1995. Effects of Weather and Climate on Human Mortality and Their Roles as Confounding Factors for Air Pollution. Air Quality Criteria for Particulate Matter, Vol. III Chapter 12. National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, EPA/600/AP-95/001cF, Washington, DC.

Samet, J.M., S.L. Zeger, J.E. Kelsall, J. Xu and L.S. Kalkstein, 1995. Weather, Air Pollution and Mortality in Philadelphia, 1973-1980. Journal of the Health Effects Institute, HEI, Cambridge, MA, 27 pp.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1996. Health. In Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, Stephen H. Schneider, ed., Oxford University Press, New York, NY, pp. 386-390.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1996. Wind Chill. In Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, Stephen H. Schneider, ed., Oxford University Press, New York, NY, pp. 844-847.

Kalkstein, L.S., C.D. Barthel, J.S. Greene and M.C. Nichols, 1996. A New Spatial Synoptic Classification: Application to Air Mass Analysis. International Journal of Climatology, 16(8):983-1004.

McMichael, A.J., L.S. Kalkstein and other lead authors, 1996. Climate Change 1995: Impacts, Adaptations and Mitigation of Climate Change: Scientific-Technical Analysis (Chapter 18: Human Population Health), Working Group II to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), (eds. R.T. Watson, M.C. Zinyowera, R.H. Moss), Cambridge University Press, New York, 878 pp.

McMichael, A.J., L.S. Kalkstein and other lead authors, 1996. Climate Change and Human Health, (eds. A.J. McMichael, A. Haines, R. Slooff, S. Kovats). World Health Organization, World Meteorological Organization, and United Nations Environment Programme (WHO/WMO/UNEP), Geneva, 297 pp.

Pope, C.A. III and L.S. Kalkstein, 1996. Synoptic Weather Modeling and Estimates of the Exposure-Response Relationship Between Daily Mortality and Particulate Air Pollution. Environmental Health Perspectives, 104(4):414-420.

Kalkstein, L.S., P.F. Jamason, J.S. Greene, J. Libby and L. Robinson, 1996. The Philadelphia Hot Weather-Health Watch/Warning System: Development and Application, Summer 1995. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 77(7):1519-1528.

Kalkstein, L.S., W.J. Maunder and G. Jendritzky, 1996. Climate and Human Health. World Meteorological Organization, World Health Organization and U.N. Environmental Program, WMO-No. 843, Geneva, 24 pp.

Greene, J.S. and L.S. Kalkstein, 1996. Quantitative analysis of summer air masses in the eastern United States and an application to human mortality. Climate Research, 7(1):43-53.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1996. Global Warming: How Hazardous to Health? 1997 Medical and Health Annual, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, pp. 225-231.

Kalkstein, L.S. and J.S. Greene, 1997. An Evaluation of Climate/Mortality Relationships in Large U.S. Cities and the Possible Impacts of a Climate Change. Environmental Health Perspectives, 105(1):84-93.

Jendritzky, G. and L.S. Kalkstein, 1997. Climate Services to the Health Sector. World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, 46(1):30-32.

Cheng, S. and L.S. Kalkstein, 1997. Determination of Climatological Seasons for the East Coast of the U.S. Using an Air Mass-Based Classification. Climate Research, 8:107-116.

Jamason, P.F., L.S. Kalkstein and P. Gergen, 1997. A Synoptic Evaluation of Asthma Hospital Admissions in New York City. American Journal of Respiratory Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, 156:1-8.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1997 Climate and Human Mortality: Relationships and Mitigating Measures. IN Advances in Bioclimatology, Human Bioclimatology (ed. A. Auliciems), Springer, London, 5(7):161-177.

Cheng, S., L.S. Kalkstein, D.A. Focks and A. Nnaji, 1998.  New Procedures to Estimate Water Temperatures and Water Depths for Application in Climate-Dengue Modeling.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 35(5):646-652.

Chestnut, L.G., W.S. Breffle, J.B. Smith and L.S. Kalkstein, 1998.  Analysis of Differences in Hot-Weather-Related Mortality Across 44 U.S. Metropolitan Areas.  Environmental Science and Policy, 1:59-70.

Kalkstein, L.S., S.C. Sheridan and D.Y. Graybeal, 1998.  A Determination of Character and Frequency Changes in Air Masses Using a Spatial Synoptic Classification.  International Journal of Climatology, 18:1223-1236.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1998  Mini-Review - Activities Within Study Group Six of the International Society of Biometeorology.  International Journal of Biometeorology, 42(1):8-9.

Patz, J.A., K. Strzepek, S. Lele, M. Hedden, S. Greene, B. Noden, S.I. Hay, L. Kalkstein and J.C. Beier, 1998.  Predicting key malaria transmission factors, biting and entomological inoculation rates, using modelled soil moisture in Kenya.  Tropical Medicine and International Health, 3(10):818-827.

McMichael, A. (Coordinating Lead Author), Lead Authors, L.S. Kalkstein and other contributing authors), 1998.  IPCC Special Report on Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer; Chapter 15.  Human Health, Geneva, 42 pp.

Kalkstein, L.S., B.M. Yarnal and J.D. Scheraga (eds) 1998.  Regional Assessments of Climate Change and Policy Implications, Climate Research, Special Issue, Volume 11, Number 1.

Sheridan, S.C., and L.S. Kalkstein, 1998.   Heat watch-warning systems in urban areas.  World Resource Review, 10(3):375-383.

Greene, J.S., L.S. Kalkstein, H. Ye and K. Smoyer, 1999.  Relationships Between Synoptic Climatology and Atmospheric Pollution at 4 U.S. Cities.  Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 62:163-174.

Guest, C.S., K. Willson, A.J. Woodward, K. Hennessy, L.S. Kalkstein, C. Skinner, A.J. McMichael, 1999.  Climate and Mortality in Australia:  Retrospective Study, 1979-1990, and Predicted Impacts in Five Major Cities in 2030.  Climate Research, 13(1):1-15.

Kalkstein, L.S.  1999.  Predicting Heat Worldwide, Environmental Health Perspectives, 107(5):A238-A244.

Duncan, K., T. Guidotti, W. Cheng, K. Naidoo, G. Gibson, L. Kalkstein, S. Sheridan, D. Toews, S. MacEachern and J. Last, 1999.  Canadian Country Study: Impacts and Adaptation, Health Sector, Chapter 11, pp 522-532.  In The Canadian Country Study: Climate Impacts and Adaptation, National Sectoral Volume VII,  Environment Canada, Toronto, Canada.

Kalkstein, L.S., 1999.  Heat-health watch systems for cities, World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, WMO Vol.48 (1):69.

Smoyer, K.E., L.S. Kalkstein, J.S. Greene and H. Ye, 2000.  The Impacts of Weather and Pollution on Human Mortality in Birmingham, Alabama and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  International Journal of Climatology,  20(8):881-897.

Yarnal, B., L.S. Kalkstein and J.D. Scheraga (eds), 2000.  Editors' Preface--Mid-Atlantic Regional Assessment of Climate Change Impacts, Climate Research, Special Issue, Volume 14, Number 7, p. 3.

Kalkstein, L.S., 2000.   Biometeorology - Looking at the Links Between Weather, Climate and Health (A speech given to the Executive Council of the WMO, May 25, 2000), ISB - Biometeorology Bulletin, 5(1):9-18.

Kalkstein, L.S., 2000.  Saving Lives During Extreme Weather in Summer.  British Medical Journal - Editorials, 321:650-651.

Michelozzi, P., V. Fano, F. Forastiere, A. Barca, L.S. Kalkstein and C.A. Perucci, 2000.  Weather conditions and elderly mortality in Rome during summer,  World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, 49(4):348-355.

Kalkstein, L.S., 2001.   Biometeorology - Looking at the Links Between Weather, Climate and Health (A speech given to the Executive Council of the WMO, May 25, 2000), World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, 50:1-6. 

Tan, J., L.S. Kalkstein, J. Huang, S. Lin, H. Yin, D. Shao, 2003.   An Operational Heat/Health Warning System in Shanghai.  International Journal of Biometeorology, 48: 157-162.

Watts, J.D., L.S. Kalkstein, 2004.  The Development of a Warm Weather Relative Stress Index for environmental Applications.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 43: 503-513.

K.L. Ebi, T.J. Teisberg, L.S. Kalkstein, L.Robinson, R.F. Weiher, 2004.  Heat Watch/Warning Systems Save Lives: Estimated Costs and Benefits for Philadelphia 1995-1998.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85: 1067-74.

Michelozzi, P.,'Donato, G. Accetta, F. Forastiere, M. d'Ovidio, C. Perucci, and L. Kalkstein, 2004.  Impact of Heat Waves on Mortality - Rome, June 1-August 15, 2003. Journal of the American Medical Association, 291: 2537-38.

Hayhoe, K, L.S. Kalkstein, and other authors, 2004.  Emissions Pathways, Climate Change, and Impacts on California.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101: 12422-27.

Sheridan, S.C., L.S. Kalkstein. 2004. Progress in Heat Watch-Warning System Technology. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85: 1931-41.

Kalkstein, L.S., 2005.  Climate and Human Health.  Encyclopaedia of World Climatology, 407-12, Springer: Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Lin, S., L.S. Kalkstein, J. Tan, G. Song, W.Lu, S. Zhang.  Epidemiological Findings in Heat Wave 1998 in Shanghai and the Implication for Prevention.  Environmental Health Perspectives, in press. 

Kalkstein, L.S., J.S. Greene, D. Mills, and A. Perrin.  The Development of Analog European Heat Waves for U.S. Cities to Analyze Impacts on Heat-Related Mortality.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, submitted.

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