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Ruben van Hooidonk 0000-0002-3804-1233 Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division Species-specific responses to climate change and community composition determine future calcification rates of Florida Keys reefs Local-scale projections of coral reef futures and implications of the Paris Agreement
Simon J. Hook 0000-0002-0953-6165 California Institute of Technology NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Identification of two distinct fire regimes in Southern California: Implications for economic impact and future change Space observations of inland water bodies show rapid surface warming since 1985
Tomas O. Höök Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Climate change as a long-term stressor for the fisheries of the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America An analysis of lake morphometric and land-use characteristics that promote persistence of Cisco in Indiana
Stanford B. Hooker NASA Goddard Space Flight Center SeaWiFS Postlaunch Calibration and Validation Analyses, Part 3
David U. Hooper Western Washington University Department of Biology A global synthesis reveals biodiversity loss as a major driver of ecosystem change Biodiversity loss and its impact on humanity
Lee Hooper 0000-0002-7904-3331 Norwich Medical School Climate change and food security: Health impacts in developed countries The effectiveness of public health interventions to reduce the health impact of climate change: A systematic review of systematic reviews
Anthony Jerome Hooten AJH Environmental Services Coral Reefs Under Rapid Climate Change and Ocean Acidification
Daniel J. Hoover 0000-0002-2927-6196 U.S. Geological Survey U.S. Geological Survey Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center Sea-level rise and coastal groundwater inundation and shoaling at select sites in California, USA Extreme oceanographic forcing and coastal response due to the 2015–2016 El Niño
David L. Hoover U.S. Geological Survey Southwest Biological Science Center Testing the apparent resistance of three dominant plants to chronic drought on the Colorado Plateau
Mark Hoover National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Respiratory Health Division Laboratory Research Branch Particle size-dependent radical generation from wildland fire smoke
Russell R. Hopcroft University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Marine Science Interannual patterns during spring and late summer of larvaceans and pteropods in the coastal Gulf of Alaska, and their relationship to pink salmon survival
Allen Hope San Diego State University Evidence and Implications of Recent Climate Change in Northern Alaska and Other Arctic Regions
Bruce Hope Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Risk assessment for invasive species
Chris Hope Cambridge Judge Business School Economic impacts of carbon dioxide and methane released from thawing permafrost. Assessing the Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change: A Review of the UNFCCC and Other Recent Estimates
Christina J. Hopfe BRE Institute of Sustainable Engineering A proposed method for generating high resolution current and future climate data for Passivhaus design
Barbara Hopkins Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association RENA Public infrastructure disparities and the microbiological and chemical safety of drinking and surface water supplies in a community bordering a landfill
Francesca Hopkins 0000-0002-6110-7675 University of California, Irvine Department of Earth System Science Changes in soil organic carbon storage predicted by Earth system models during the 21st century
Kristina G. Hopkins 0000-0003-1699-9384 National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center SESYNC Associations between sociodemographics and green infrastructure placement in Portland, Oregon
Charles S. Hopkinson 0000-0002-7331-8322 The University of Georgia second-state-carbon-cycle-report-soccr2-sustained-assessment-report chapter 15 : Tidal Wetlands and Estuaries
Ron F. Hopkinson Custom Climate Services Development and testing of Canada-wide interpolated spatial models of daily minimum–maximum temperature and precipitation for 1961–2003 Optimizing input data for gridding climate normals for Canada
Jan W. Hopmans University of California, Davis Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources Reclaiming freshwater sustainability in the Cadillac Desert
Mario Hoppema Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research Global carbon budget 2014
William C. Horak National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL SAP 4.5 Effects of Climate Change on Energy Production and Use in the United States
Dona Horan U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab The cold-water climate shield: delineating refugia for preserving salmonid fishes through the 21st century Effects of climate change and wildfire on stream temperatures and salmonid thermal habitat in a mountain river network Slow climate velocities of mountain streams portend their role as refugia for cold-water biodiversity Global warming of salmon and trout rivers in the northwestern U.S.: Road to ruin or path through purgatory? Anticipated climate warming effects on bull trout habitats and populations across the interior Columbia River Basin Climate change effects on stream and river temperatures across the northwest U.S. from 1980–2009 and implications for salmonid fishes
Alexandra Horangic The University of Arizona The University of Arizona Institute of the Environment Moving toward the deliberate coproduction of climate science knowledge Lessons from first-generation climate science integrators
Colleen Horin University of Maryland, College Park Center for Integrative Environmental Research Economic Impact of Climate Change on Georgia: A Review and Assessment Conducted by the Center for Integrative Environmental Research, University of Maryland
Jill Horing 0000-0003-2516-5533 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory nca4 chapter 17 : Sector Interactions, Multiple Stressors, and Complex Systems
Harald Horn 0000-0002-9385-3883 Technical University of Munich Institute of Water Quality Control Opportunities in rainwater harvesting
Michael Horn University of Melbourne Hurricanes and Climate: The U.S. CLIVAR Working Group on Hurricanes
George Hornberger Vanderbilt University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Climate change and freight-transportation infrastructure: Current challenges for adaptation
Rebecca Hornbrook 0000-0002-6304-6554 National Center for Atmospheric Research National Center for Atmospheric Research Atmospheric Chemistry Observation and Modeling Laboratory Bimodal distribution of free tropospheric ozone over the tropical western Pacific revealed by airborne observations A pervasive role for biomass burning in tropical high ozone/low water structures
James Horne 0000-0001-7677-1352 The Australian National University Crawford School of Public Policy On the marketisation of water: Evidence from the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia
Jed Horne The Times-Picayune Breach of Faith: Hurricane Kat...
Mark W. Horner Florida State University Institute for Energy Systems, Economics, and Sustainability A Geographic Approach to Sectoral Carbon Inventory: Examining the Balance Between Consumption-Based Emissions and Land-Use Carbon Sequestration in Florida
Jennifer Horney Texas A&M University College Station The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Epidemiology The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for the Environment Assessing the quality of rural hazard mitigation plans in the southeastern United States Assessing the relationship between hazard mitigation plan quality and rural status in a cohort of 57 counties from 3 states in the southeastern U.S
Gail A. Hornor Nationwide Children's Hospital Center for Family Safety and Healing Resilience
Leo Horn-Phathanothai World Resources Institute A vision for attaining food security
Larry W. Horowitz 0000-0002-5886-3314 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Global health benefits of mitigating ozone pollution with methane emission controls Summertime cyclones over the Great Lakes Storm Track from 1860–2100: Variability, trends, and association with ozone pollution Radiative forcing in the ACCMIP historical and future climate simulations nca4 chapter 13 : Air Quality Co-benefits of global and regional greenhouse gas mitigation for US air quality in 2050 Quantifying PM2.5-meteorology sensitivities in a global climate model Climate versus emission drivers of methane lifetime against loss by tropospheric OH from 1860–2100 US surface ozone trends and extremes from 1980 to 2014: Quantifying the roles of rising Asian emissions, domestic controls, wildfires, and climate Co-benefits of mitigating global greenhouse gas emissions for future air quality and human health Prospects for a prolonged slowdown in global warming in the early 21st century Global air quality and climate SAP 3.2. Climate Projections Based on Emissions Scenarios for Long-Lived and Short-Lived Radiatively Active Gases and Aerosols. Predicted change in global secondary organic aerosol concentrations in response to future climate, emissions, and land use change
Russell Horowitz Joint Global Change Research Institute Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Multi-Model Framework for Quantitative Sectoral Impacts Analysis Effects of long-term climate change on global building energy expenditures
Irmtraud Horst University of Cambridge Department of Plant Sciences Biodiesel from algae: challenges and prospects
Benjamin P. Horton Nanyang Technological University Asian School of the Environment Nanyang Technological University Earth Observatory of Singapore Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences Sea Level Research Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences University of Pennsylvania Department of Earth and Environmental Science University of Pennsylvania Department of Earth and Environmental Science Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Sciences Temperature-driven global sea-level variability in the Common Era Hurricane Sandy’s flood frequency increasing from year 1800 to 2100 Contribution of relative sea-level rise to historical hurricane flooding in New York City Sea-level rise due to polar ice-sheet mass loss during past warm periods Climate related sea-level variations over the past two millennia The contribution of glacial isostatic adjustment to projections of sea-level change along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America Holocene sea level database for the Atlantic coast of the United States Handbook of Sea-Level Research... Increased threat of tropical cyclones and coastal flooding to New York City during the anthropogenic era Past and future sea-level rise along the coast of North Carolina, USA A geological perspective on sea-level rise and its impacts along the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast Sea-level rise research and dialogue in North Carolina: Creating windows for policy change
Briony Horton Met Office Hadley Centre Maximum and Minimum Temperature Trends for the Globe
Clayton Horton 0000-0002-8035-1198 Green River District Health Department An approach to developing local climate change environmental public health indicators in a rural district
Daniel E. Horton 0000-0002-2065-4517 Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Stanford University School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences Department of Earth System Science Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Department of Environmental Earth System Science Occurrence and persistence of future atmospheric stagnation events Contribution of changes in atmospheric circulation patterns to extreme temperature trends Response of air stagnation frequency to anthropogenically enhanced radiative forcing Drought and immunity determine the intensity of West Nile virus epidemics and climate change impacts Trends in atmospheric patterns conducive to seasonal precipitation and temperature extremes in California
Edward S. Horton 0000-0002-5670-3157 Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes Enhances Vulnerability to Particulate Air Pollution-Associated Impairment in Vascular Reactivity and Endothelial Function
Joshua B. Horton Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Climate emergencies do not justify engineering the climate
Radley M. Horton 0000-0002-5574-9962 Columbia University Columbia University Center for Climate Systems Research Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Columbia University Department of Environmental Health Sciences Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Goddard Institute for Space Studies NASA Goddard Space Flight Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration usgcrp-climate-human-health-assessment-2016 chapter 2 : Temperature-Related Death and Illness Projections of temperature-attributable premature deaths in 209 U.S. cities using a cluster-based Poisson approach Climate Science Special Report: The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Volume I Projected heat-related mortality in the U.S. urban northeast Uncertainty in twenty-first-century CMIP5 sea level projections Evolving understanding of Antarctic ice‐sheet physics and ambiguity in probabilistic sea‐level projections Beyond Hurricane Sandy: What might the future hold for tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic? Probabilistic 21st and 22nd century sea-level projections at a global network of tide-gauge sites nca3 chapter 16 : Northeast Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment. NOAA Tech Memo OAR CPO-1 Climate Hazard Assessment for Stakeholder Adaptation Planning in New York City A review of recent advances in research on extreme heat events Evaluation of dynamic coastal response to sea-level rise modifies inundation likelihood Climate Change in the Northeast: A Sourcebook. Draft Technical Input Report prepared for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Total and extreme precipitation changes over the northeastern United States The impacts of rising temperatures on aircraft takeoff performance Climate Risk Information Impact of declining Arctic sea ice on winter snowfall Towards more comprehensive projections of urban heat-related mortality: Estimates for New York City under multiple population, adaptation, and climate scenarios Climate change and fetal health: The impacts of exposure to extreme temperatures in New York City Impacts of projected climate change over the Lake Champlain basin in Vermont Projections of seasonal patterns in temperature- related deaths for Manhattan, New York Climate change and the impact of extreme temperatures on aviation Developing coastal adaptation to climate change in the New York City infrastructure-shed: process, approach, tools, and strategies
Andrew H. Horvitz National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Climate Variability and Change with Implications for Transportation
Martin Horwath Technical University of Munich Institute of Astronomical and Physical Geodesy A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance
William R. Horwath University of California, Davis University of California, Davis Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources Agroecology: A Review from a Global-Change Perspective Case study on potential agricultural responses to climate change in a California landscape Potential for adaptation to climate change in an agricultural landscape in the Central Valley of California. Publication number: CEC-500-2009-044-F
James Horwitz Binary Systems, Inc. Regional Energy Demand Responses To Climate Change: Methodology And Application To The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts
Nathan Hosannah 0000-0002-7211-5320 The City College of New York Department of Mechanical Engineering NOAA Cooperative Remote Sensing Science & Technology Center CREST Climate change’s pulse is in Central America and the Caribbean
Christoph Höser 0000-0002-8947-256X University of Bonn Institute of Hygiene and Public Health Climate change impact assessment of food- and waterborne diseases
Sumi Hoshiko California Department of Public Health Environmental Health Investigations Branch Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies. Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality A simple method for estimating excess mortality due to heat waves, as applied to the 2006 California heat wave
John Oliver Hoskin University of Newcastle Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health Rapid change, climate adversity and the next 'big dry': Older farmers' mental health
Brian Hoskins 0000-0003-2994-1106 Imperial College London Grantham Institute for Climate Change University of Reading Department of Meteorology Persistent extratropical regimes and climate extremes
Justin Hospital National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center nca4 chapter 27 : Hawai‘i and US-Affiliated Pacific Islands
Faisal Hossain Tennessee Technological University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tennessee Technological University The influence of large dams on surrounding climate and precipitation patterns Climate Vulnerability: Underst...
Mazeda Hossain 0000-0002-1878-8145 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Gender Violence and Health Centre Migration and health: A framework for 21st century policy-making
Nazmul Hossain Science Applications International Corporation SAIC Completion of the 2001 national land cover database for the conterminous United States
Md. Moazzem Hossain University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Analysis of flood fatalities in Texas
Heather Hosterman Abt Associates, Inc. Stratus Consulting Multi-Model Framework for Quantitative Sectoral Impacts Analysis Projected climate change impacts on skiing and snowmobiling: A case study of the United States Climate change impacts on freshwater fish, coral reefs, and related ecosystem services in the United States
Steven Hostetler 0000-0003-2272-8302 Oregon State University Department of Geosciences U.S. Geological Survey Large fluctuations of dissolved oxygen in the Indian and Pacific oceans during Dansgaard–Oeschger oscillations caused by variations of North Atlantic Deep Water subduction The last glacial maximum Slow climate velocities of mountain streams portend their role as refugia for cold-water biodiversity
Donna J. Hostick Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Volume 1: Exploration of High-Penetration Renewable Electricity Futures. NREL/TP-6A20-52409-1
Scott Hotaling 0000-0002-5965-0986 University of Kentucky Department of Biology Climate change and alpine stream biology: Progress, challenges, and opportunities for the future
Sara C. Hotchkiss 0000-0002-0383-0144 University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Botany University of Wisconsin-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Center for Climatic Research Strong relationships between vegetation and two perpendicular climate gradients high on a tropical mountain in Hawai‘i
Xiang-Yu Hou Queensland University of Technology School of Public Health Health impacts of floods
Yiling Hou Shanghai Climate Center Observed surface warming induced by urbanization in east China
Adele Houghton 0000-0002-6861-1591 Biositu, LLC An approach to developing local climate change environmental public health indicators in a rural district
John T. Houghton Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group I Climate Change 1992: The Supplementary Report to the IPCC Scientific Assessment The Science of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group I to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Summary for Policymakers and Technical Summary Climate Change: The IPCC Scientific Assessment
Richard A. Houghton 0000-0002-3298-7028 Woods Hole Research Center Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group I Gross CO2 fluxes from land-use change: implications for reducing global emissions and increasing sinks SAP 2.2. The North American Carbon Budget and Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle Global carbon budget 2014 Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change A Large and Persistent Carbon Sink in the World's Forests Use of U.S. croplands for biofuels increases greenhouse gases through emissions from land-use change Recent patterns and mechanisms of carbon exchange by terrestrial ecosystems Recent rates of forest harvest and conversion in North America Observations and assessment of forest carbon dynamics following disturbance in North America Projecting the future of the U.S. carbon sink Forest Carbon Sinks in the Northern Hemisphere Ecosystems and Land Use Change... Harmonization of land-use scenarios for the period 1500–2100: 600 years of global gridded annual land-use transitions, wood harvest, and resulting secondary lands A synthesis of current knowledge on forests and carbon storage in the United States Carbon emissions from land use and land-cover change second-state-carbon-cycle-report-soccr2-sustained-assessment-report chapter 1 : Overview of the Global Carbon Cycle The U.S. carbon budget: Contributions from land-use change
Daniel Houle Ouranos Inc Quebec Ministry of Forests, Wildlife, and Parks Directorate of Forest Research Interannual and spatial variability of maple syrup yield as related to climatic factors Consequences of climate change for biogeochemical cycling in forests of northeastern North AmericaThis article is one of a selection of papers from NE Forests 2100: A Synthesis of Climate Change Impacts on Forests of the Northeastern US and Eastern Canada.
Karen Houle University of Guelph Department of Philosophy The land enriches the soul: On climatic and environmental change, affect, and emotional health and well-being in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Canada "From this place and of this place": Climate change, sense of place, and health in Nunatsiavut, Canada
Benjamin Z. Houlton 0000-0002-1414-0261 Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Global Ecology Stanford University Department of Biological Sciences University of California, Davis University of California, Davis Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources Intentional versus unintentional nitrogen use in the United States: trends, efficiency and implications Nitrogen inputs accelerate phosphorus cycling rates across a wide variety of terrestrial ecosystems Terrestrial phosphorus limitation: mechanisms, implications, and nitrogen–phosphorus interactions A unifying framework for dinitrogen fixation in the terrestrial biosphere
Joanna I. House 0000-0003-4576-3960 British Antarctic Survey Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry University of Bristol Programme in Quantifying and Understanding the Earth System University of Bristol School of Geographical Sciences Cabot Institute Carbon emissions from land use and land-cover change Beyond Predictions: Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate Recent patterns and mechanisms of carbon exchange by terrestrial ecosystems Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide Global carbon budget 2014
Chris Houser Texas A&M University Department of Geography Direct and indirect mortality in Florida during the 2004 hurricane season
Trevor Houser Rhodium Group RHG American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States. Prepared as input to the Risky Business Project Economic Risks of Climate Chan... Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States
Mashor Housh 0000-0003-4924-2636 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Modelling infrastructure interdependencies, resiliency and sustainability
David C. Housman Fort Irwin National Training Center Changes to dryland rainfall result in rapid moss mortality and altered soil fertility
Douglas B. Houston U.S. Geological Survey Yellowstone after Wolves
James R. Houston U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center The economic value of beaches – a 2008 update
Laurie Houston 0000-0001-8274-5783 Oregon State University Specialty fruit production in the Pacific Northwest: Adaptation strategies for a changing climate
Tamara G. Houston National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center Climate Variability and Change with Implications for Transportation An Overview of the Global Historical Climatology Network-Daily Database
Robert A. Houze 0000-0003-1249-5242 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division More frequent intense and long-lived storms dominate the springtime trend in central US rainfall
Kim T. Hovanky Allergy and Asthma Center of Georgetown Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America
Grete K. Hovelsrud Center for International Climate and Environmental Research CICERO Conservation of Arctic Marine Mammals Faced with Climate Change
Christopher Hoving Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife A call to insect scientists: challenges and opportunities of managing insect communities under climate change Twenty-first-century projections of snowfall and winter severity across central-eastern North America Projected influences of changes in weather severity on autumn-winter distributions of dabbling ducks in the Mississippi and Atlantic flyways during the twenty-first century
Clare M. Howard 0000-0001-5033-7187 Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Ecology and Hydrology The European Nitrogen Assessme...
Erica A. Howard University of Wisconsin-Madison Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment Global Consequences of Land Use
Geoffrey W. Howard International Union for Conservation of Nature Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa Climate change and invasive species: double jeopardy
George S. Howard University of Notre Dame Department of Psychology Psychology's contributions to understanding and addressing global climate change
Jennifer Howard American Association for the Advancement of Science Science & Technology Policy Fellow Conservation International National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The added complications of climate change: understanding and managing biodiversity and ecosystems Clarifying the role of coastal and marine systems in climate mitigation Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate: Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment second-state-carbon-cycle-report-soccr2-sustained-assessment-report chapter 15 : Tidal Wetlands and Estuaries
Ken W.F. Howard University of Toronto Scarborough Groundwater Research Group Modeling the Transient Response of Saline Intrusion to Rising Sea-Levels
Louise M. Howard 0000-0001-9942-744X King’s College London Institute of Psychiatry Health Services and Population Research Department Temperature-related deaths in people with psychosis, dementia and substance misuse The impact of climate change on mental health (but will mental health be discussed at Copenhagen?)
Meredith Howard Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Are harmful algal blooms becoming the greatest inland water quality threat to public health and aquatic ecosystems?
Peter H. Howard New York University School of Law Global warming: Improve economic models of climate change
Rebecca J. Howard 0000-0001-7264-4364 U.S. Geological Survey Wetland and Aquatic Research Center Hydrologic restoration in a dynamic subtropical mangrove-to-marsh ecotone Climatic controls on the global distribution, abundance, and species richness of mangrove forests
Sandra N. Howard U.S. Department of Health and Human Services A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change: Summary [Brochure] A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change: A Report Outlining the Research Needs on the Human Health Effects of Climate Change
Siobhán Howard Stress and Anxiety. Applicatio...
Stephen Howard Earth Resources Observation and Science Center Scientific Applications International Corporation U.S. Geological Survey A project for monitoring trends in burn severity