Spatial–temporal patterns of cloud-to-ground lightning over the northwest Iberian Peninsula during the period 2010–2015

Autores: Dominic Royé, Nieves Lorenzo, Javier Martin-Vide Abstract: The spatial-temporal patterns of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning covering the period 2010-2015 over the northwest Iberian Peninsula were investigated. The analysis conducted employed three main methods: the circulation weather types developed by Jenkinson & Collison, Leer más

Cutaneous vasculitis in children: A nationwide epidemiological study in Spain [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review]

Autores: Leyre Riancho-Zarrabeitia | Ana Santurtún Abstract: Background. Cutaneous vasculitis (CV) are a complex group of conditions in children, of which IgA vasculitis (IgAV) is the most common. The objectives of the current study are to describe the incidence of CV in Leer más

Past, present and future of the climate and human health commission

Autores: Pablo Fdez-Arroyabe | Daysarih Tápanes Robau Abstract: The following paper presents the history of the Climate and Human Health Commission at the International Society of Biometeorology after more than one decade since its creation. A brief history of the origins of the human biometeorology Leer más

Stroke: temporal trends and association with atmospheric variables and air pollutants in Northern Spain

Autores: Ana Santurtún | Patricia Bolivar Ruiz | Laura López-Delgado | Arturo Sanchez-Lorenzo | Javier Riancho | María T. Zarrabeitia Abstract: Stroke, the second cause of death and the most frequent cause of severe disability among adults in developed countries, is related to a large variety of risk factors. This Leer más

Concentration of daily precipitation in the contiguous United States

Autores: Dominic Royé | Javier Martin-Vide Abstract: The contiguous US exhibits a wide variety of precipitation regimes, first, because of the wide range of latitudes and altitudes. The physiographic units with a basic meridional configuration contribute to the differentiation between east and west in Leer más

Digital divide, biometeorological data infrastructures and human vulnerability definition

Autores: Pablo Fdez-Arroyabe |Luis Lecha Estela | Falko Schmidt Abstract: The design and implementation of any climate-related health service, nowadays, imply avoiding the digital divide as it means having access and being able to use complex technological devices, massive meteorological data, user’s geographic location Leer más

Relationship Between Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Air Pollutants Depending on the Origin and Trajectory of Air Masses in the North of Spain

Autores: Ana Santurtún | Domingo F. Rasilla | Leyre Riancho | María T. Zarrabeitia Abstract: Objectives. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common respiratory condition and one of the leading causes of death. Our aim was to analyze the association between emergency room Leer más