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  • Wright, CY; Garland, Rebecca M; Norval, M; Vogel, C (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2014-08)
    Climate change is projected to lead to warmer temperatures, especially in southern Africa, where the warming is predicted to be 2°C higher than the global increase. Given the high burden of disease already associated with ...
  • Padayachi, YR; Thambiran, Tirusha; Naidoo, M; Garland, Rebecca M; Phala, N (National Association for Clean Air, 2014-10)
    A study of ozone monitoring data in Johannesburg highlighted that the city is frequently affected by high ozone episodes. There is limited knowledge about the chemical and meteorological drivers of these high ozone episodes ...
  • Garland, Rebecca M (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-08)
    The South African government has taken several steps in response to climate change and its associated threats to human health. The National Climate Change Response Plan White Paper defines government's vision for effective ...
  • Garland, Rebecca M; Matooane, M; Engelbrecht, FM; Bopape, Mary-Jane M; Landman, WA; Naidoo, M; Van der Merwe, J; Wright, CY (MDPI, 2015-10)
    Regional climate modelling was used to produce high resolution climate projections for Africa, under a “business as usual scenario”, that were translated into potential health impacts utilizing a heat index that relates ...
  • Lazenby, MJ; Landman, WA; Garland, Rebecca M; DeWitt, DG (Wiley, 2014-10)
    An assessment of probabilistic prediction skill of seasonal temperature extremes over Southern Africa is presented. Verification results are presented for six run-on seasons; September to November, October to December, ...
  • Snider, G; Weagle, CL; Martin, RV; Van Donkelaar, A; Conrad, K; Cunningham, D; Gordon, C; Zwicker, M; Akoshile, C; Artaxo, P; Anh, NX; Brook, J; Dong, J; Garland, Rebecca M; Greenwald, R; Griffith, D; He, K; Holben, I; Kahn, R; Koren, I; Lagrosas, N; Lestari, P; Ma, Z; Vanderlei Martins, J; Quel, EJ; Rudich, Y; Salam, A; Tripathi, SN; YU, C; Zhang, Q; Zhang, Y; Brauer, M; Cohen, A; Gibson, MD; Liu, Y (European Geosciences Union, 2015-01)
    Ground-based observations have insufficient spatial coverage to assess long-term human exposure to fine particulate matter (PM(sub2.5)) at the global scale. Satellite remote sensing offers a promising approach to provide ...
  • Bidassey-Manilal, S; Wright, CY; Engelbrecht, JC; Albers, PN; Garland, Rebecca M; Matooane, A (MDPI, 2016)
    Temperatures in Africa are expected to increase by the end of the century. Heat-related health impacts and perceived health symptoms are potentially a problem, especially in public schools with limited resources. Students ...
  • John, J; Garland, Rebecca M; Landman, WA (SASAS, 2015-09)
    The purpose of the work is to understand the potential need and use of extreme temperature forecasting products in the environmental health sector in South Africa by using an online questionnaire. Seven of 19 respondents ...