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Title: Heat- and cold-related mortality in the North-East of Poland as an example of the socio-economic effects of extreme hydrometeorological events in the Polish Lowland


Kuchcik, Magdalena ; Degórski, Marek

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Geographia Polonica Vol. 82 No. 1 (2009)



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This article looks at certain socioeconomic consequences of extreme hydrometeorological phenomena in the Polish Lowland, e.g. floods, droughts, hurricanes, heat and cold waves that have all become more intense in Poland over recent years. The particular focus is on the impact of extreme high temperature and severe cold events on socio-medical parameters such as mortality. The analysis is especially concerned with increased daily numbers of deaths in 3 large urban centers located in northeast Poland.


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European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure



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