GIS method and the Social Vulnerability Index in Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Other professions or practice related to public health
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the role of GIS methods in evaluating vulnerability to climate change, identify strengths and limitations of the Social Vulnerability Index, and explain the value of data overlay techniques in simultaneously considering multiple elements of climate change vulnerability.
Keyword(s): Climate and Health, Environmental Justice
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Researching on different subjects related to emergency management, climate change, and risk assessment. My research includes evaluation of a geospatial human health risk computer program known as SADA and implementation of the CDC BRACE framework within the State of Illinois to prepare for climate change.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.