meteorological concepts


Summary: The atmospheric properties, characteristics and other atmospheric phenomena especially pertaining to WEATHER or CLIMATE.

Top Publications

  1. Çapraz Ö, Deniz A, Doğan N. Effects of air pollution on respiratory hospital admissions in ?stanbul, Turkey, 2013 to 2015. Chemosphere. 2017;181:544-550 pubmed publisher
    ..As the first air pollution hospital admission study using GLM in ?stanbul, these findings may have implications for local environmental and social policies. ..
  2. Li D, Kendrick B. A year-round study on functional relationships of airborne fungi with meteorological factors. Int J Biometeorol. 1995;39:74-80 pubmed
    ..In comparison with other airborne fungal taxa, Leptosphaeria and unidentified Ascomycetes were more closely correlated with rain and RH during the growing season. ..
  3. Yan L, Wang H, Zhang X, Li M, He J. Impact of meteorological factors on the incidence of bacillary dysentery in Beijing, China: A time series analysis (1970-2012). PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182937 pubmed publisher
  4. Martínez Bello D, López Quílez A, Torres Prieto A. Bayesian dynamic modeling of time series of dengue disease case counts. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005696 pubmed publisher
    ..The key conclusion of the study is that dynamic Poisson models account for the dynamic nature of the variables involved in the modeling of time series of dengue disease, producing useful models for decision-making in public health. ..
  5. Wang H, Feng M, Zhou F, Huang X, Tsang D, Zhang W. Effects of atmospheric ageing under different temperatures on surface properties of sludge-derived biochar and metal/metalloid stabilization. Chemosphere. 2017;184:176-184 pubmed publisher
  6. Mohr K, Suda J. Quantitative biomonitoring of nitrogen deposition with TONIS (Total N Input Biomonitoring System). Environ Pollut. 2017;228:496-503 pubmed publisher
    ..At one site within a peat bog the accumulated N in TONIS was found to be in the range of total N deposition derived from a micrometeorological approach. ..
  7. Mukai T, Hosomi N, Tsunematsu M, Sueda Y, Shimoe Y, Ohshita T, et al. Various meteorological conditions exhibit both immediate and delayed influences on the risk of stroke events: The HEWS-stroke study. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178223 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Various meteorological conditions may exhibit influences on stroke onset. And, when temperature cooled, there may be a possibility to show delayed influence on the frequency of intracerebral hemorrhage 4 days later. ..
  8. Sabariego S, Diaz de la Guardia C, Alba F. The effect of meteorological factors on the daily variation of airborne fungal spores in Granada (southern Spain). Int J Biometeorol. 2000;44:1-5 pubmed
    ..Alternaria and Cladosporium are significantly correlated with temperature and hours of sunlight, while Ustilago shows positive correlation indices with relative humidity and negative indices with wind speed. ..
  9. Johnson H. Aspects of animal biometeorology in the past and future. Int J Biometeorol. 1997;40:16-8 pubmed

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  1. Moseholm L, Taudorf E, Frøsig A. Pulmonary function changes in asthmatics associated with low-level SO2 and NO2 air pollution, weather, and medicine intake. An 8-month prospective study analyzed by neural networks. Allergy. 1993;48:334-44 pubmed
    ..Increased levels of SO2 and NO2 corresponded synergistically to decreased peak flow at levels above 40 micrograms/m3. ..
  2. Bando D, Teng C, Volpe F, Masi E, Pereira L, Braga A. Suicide and meteorological factors in São Paulo, Brazil, 1996-2011: a time series analysis. Braz J Psychiatr. 2017;39:220-227 pubmed publisher
    ..90-3.69) in total suicides and a 2.37% increase (95%CI 0.82-3.96) among male suicides with each 1 °C increase. This study suggests that an increase in weekly average minimum temperature has a short-term effect on suicide in São Paulo. ..
  3. Goggins W, Ren C, Ng E, Yang C, Chan E. Effect modification of the association between meteorological variables and mortality by urban climatic conditions in the tropical city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Geospat Health. 2013;8:37-44 pubmed
    ..Urban planning measures designed to improve climatic conditions could reduce excess mortality resulting from extreme hot weather. ..
  4. Angulo Romero J, Mediavilla Molina A, Dominguez Vilches E. Conidia of Alternaria in the atmosphere of the city of Cordoba, Spain in relation to meteorological parameters. Int J Biometeorol. 1999;43:45-9 pubmed
    ..Regression analyses carried out in order to obtain a predictive pattern show that the best fit is between the 7-day running mean of the number of conidia and a week's accumulated mean temperature. ..
  5. Katial R, Zhang Y, Jones R, Dyer P. Atmospheric mold spore counts in relation to meteorological parameters. Int J Biometeorol. 1997;41:17-22 pubmed
    ..Fungal spore counts can be modeled by time series analysis and related to meteorological parameters controlling for seasonallity; this modeling can provide estimates of exposure to fungal aeroallergens. ..
  6. Roy S, Chakraborty A, Maitra S, Bhattacharya K. Monitoring of airborne fungal spore load in relation to meteorological factors, air pollutants and allergic symptoms in Farakka, an unexplored biozone of eastern India. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:370 pubmed publisher
    ..The dominant fungal spores were isolated, sub-cultured and tested for allergenic potential by skin prick tests (SPTs) among subjects with clinical history of respiratory allergy, which evoked ?45.0% skin reactivity upon individuals. ..
  7. Correia W. Influence of meteorological variables on dengue incidence in the municipality of Arapiraca, Alagoas, Brazil. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017;50:309-314 pubmed publisher
    ..9 and 18.1 times greater probability of a moderate MID, respectively. AT, DPT, R, RH and WS influenced the occurrence of a moderate MID. ..
  8. Xu C, Xiao G. Spatiotemporal risk mapping of hand, foot and mouth disease and its association with meteorological variables in children under 5 years. Epidemiol Infect. 2017;145:2912-2920 pubmed publisher
    ..High-risk areas were mainly large cities, such as Beijing, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang and their neighbouring areas. These findings can contribute to risk control and implementation of disease-prevention policies. ..