Poster #148: Shaylynn Trego – Disparities In Extreme Heat Exposure In Maricopa County, Arizona: The Intersection Of Race/Ethnicity And Older Age

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Faculty mentor: Tim Collins

Extreme heat causes more deaths than all other extreme weather events combined in the US and is a leading cause of weather-related mortality worldwide.This study addresses the intersection of racial/ethnic and older age statuses in exposure to neighborhood-level extreme heat across Maricopa County, Arizona. We applied geospatial, remote sensing, and statistical analysis techniques to address these disparities.

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Questions or comments? Contact me at: u1018712@umail.utah.edu

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