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Home Location Estimation Using Weather Observation Data [article]

Yuki Kondo, Masatsugu Hangyo, Mitsuo Yoshida, Kyoji Umemura
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this study, we propose a method to estimate a Twitter user's home location by using weather observation data from AMeDAS.  ...  In our method, we first estimate the weather of the area posted by an estimation target user by using the tweet, Next, we check out the estimated weather against weather observation data, and narrow down  ...  Location Estimation by using Weather Observation In order to estimate a user's home location by using weather observation data, we collect tweets posted by an estimation target user and estimate the labels  ... 
arXiv:1709.00714v1 fatcat:abwmba7uvzezdeuvreicxftdiq

Climate Change and Housing Prices: Hedonic Estimates for North American Ski Resorts

Van Butsic, Ellen Hanak, Robert G. Valletta
2009 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Working Paper Series  
Census tracts and individual home sales in four locations, combined with detailed weather data and characteristics of nearby ski resorts, we find precise and consistent estimates of positive snowfall effects  ...  Using data on housing values for selected U.S.  ...  To assess the impact of changing weather conditions, we use detailed data on daily weather observations culled from weather stations located at 18 different widely dispersed points located near ski resorts  ... 
doi:10.24148/wp2008-12 fatcat:h7x2tui4ffbfribwax5luanlwy

To Ski or Not to Ski: Estimating Transition Matrices to Predict Tomorrow's Snowfall Using Real Data

Michael A. Rotondi
2010 Journal of Statistics Education  
Using historical data from the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN)-Daily database, the use of Markov chain models is presented to predict a 'Snow Day' at eight national weather stations.  ...  Estimates of the appropriate transition matrices (P i ) are provided, as well as a sample of code in the R statistical programming language to enable construction of similar examples for other geographical  ...  The desired data set is listed with a corresponding location code as the file name. Given the volume of data, it is recommended to search for the location code using the browser.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10691898.2010.11889593 fatcat:mdrba35wyjgyxiaano63rrzmci

Attributing human influence on the July 2017 Chinese heatwave: the influence of sea-surface temperatures

Sarah Sparrow, Qin Su, Fangxing Tian, Sihan Li, Yang Chen, Wei Chen, Feifei Luo, Nicolas Freychet, Fraser C Lott, Buwen Dong, Simon F B Tett, David Wallom
2018 Environmental Research Letters  
Within weather@home a range of different counterfactual sea surface temperature (SST) patterns were used, whereas HadGEM3-GA6 used a single estimate.  ...  Here, we compare attribution results from two UK Met Office Hadley Centre models, HadGEM3-GA6 and weather@home (HadAM3P driving 50 km HadRM3P).  ...  Finally, we would like to thank all of the volunteers who have donated their computing time to and weather@home.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aae356 fatcat:ht2qmwdyljc35p7wqpqkkdz72u

Page 774 of The Journal of Animal Ecology Vol. 80, Issue 4 [page]

2011 The Journal of Animal Ecology  
Mean daily temperature data (°C) during 2007 and 2008 were taken from a weather station located 18 km east of the centre of our study area (100 m above sea level).  ...  With this approach, we removed 10 029 locations (5:9% of the full GPS data set).  ... 

Home ranges of tropical Red-capped Larks are influenced by breeding rather than vegetation, rainfall or invertebrate availability

Joseph Mwangi, Raymond H. G. Klaassen, Muchane Muchai, B Irene Tieleman
2019 Ibis  
To do so, we used data from JulyÀOctober 2015, during which we observed individuals with 12 fixes per month.  ...  To explore home-range sizes and their associations with weather, food availability and breeding, we combined two approaches and used two methods for estimation of home-range size: the minimum convex polygon  ...  Summary table of number of Red-capped Larks tracked per month, contributing points and their breeding status that were used to test for monthly home-range analysis. Appendix S3.  ... 
doi:10.1111/ibi.12716 fatcat:wp7o6yvpqjewxg6kevy7ur7ole

Validation of a Predictive Fire Risk Indication Model using Cloud-based Weather Data Services

S. Stokkenes, R.D. Strand, L.M. Kristensen, T. Log
2021 Procedia Computer Science  
Our evaluation demonstrates the ability to provide trustworthy and accurate fire risk indications using a combination of weather data measurements and forecast data.  ...  forecasts to predict the current and future fire risk for wooden homes at a given geographical location.  ...  The application uses location, observation, and metadata about the stations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2021.03.029 fatcat:u5vb5ravpvbtlfaglnt5e5fux4

Climate change and health: Indoor heat exposure in vulnerable populations

Jalonne L. White-Newsome, Brisa N. Sánchez, Olivier Jolliet, Zhenzhen Zhang, Edith A. Parker, J. Timothy Dvonch, Marie S. O'Neill
2012 Environmental Research  
collected hourly indoor temperature measurements of 30 different homes; outdoor temperature, dewpoint temperature, and solar radiation data during summer 2009 in Detroit, MI.  ...  We used mixed linear regression to model indoor temperatures' responsiveness to weather, housing and environmental characteristics, and evaluated our ability to predict indoor heat exposures based on outdoor  ...  Henderson, and the resident volunteers; Evan Oswald for his assistance with preparing the meteorological data; and Dr. Frank Marsik for his help with calibrating the HOBOs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envres.2011.10.008 pmid:22071034 pmcid:PMC4352572 fatcat:26khpnvhu5hvbkfgcra74uhosu

Analysis of air leakage measurements of US houses

Wanyu R. Chan, Jeffrey Joh, Max H. Sherman
2013 Energy and Buildings  
We developed a regression model that explains approximately 68% of the observed variability across US homes.  ...  Weatherization assistance programs (WAPs) and residential energy efficiency programs contributed most of the data.  ...  Acknowledgements We greatly appreciate the organizations and individuals who shared their blower door measurements and other diagnostic data with us. This work was supported by the California Energy  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.07.047 fatcat:ere73octprbzdok2sowsoprojq

Determinants of changes in the regional urban heat island in metropolitan Phoenix (Arizona, USA) between 1990 and 2004

A Brazel, P Gober, SJ Lee, S Grossman-Clarke, J Zehnder, B Hedquist, E Comparri
2007 Climate Research (CR)  
, Theresa Ip, and Michelle Schwartz of DCDC for calculating housing data for buffer zones around weather sites and editing the manuscript; Jon Skindlov, research scientist at the Salt River Project, for  ...  We thank the Maricopa Association of Governments for access to housing completion data; Nancy Selover of the Office of Climatology, Arizona State University, for access to PRISMS and NOAA data; Nancy Jones  ...  We encountered missing data for approximately 13% of the data points, and used spatio-temporal geostatistical tools to estimate the value of these observations by integrating general knowledge based on  ... 
doi:10.3354/cr033171 fatcat:csleayu4i5dgtcx3hfcz5e5czm

Urban Lawn Microclimates Affect Reference Evapotranspiration

Kenton W. Peterson, Dale J. Bremer, Jack D. Fry
2018 Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports  
Consequently, the use of weather stations located onsite, or at least in an urban lawn within the same region, may improve estimates of lawn irrigation requirements.  ...  Grass reference evapotranspiration (ET o ) obtained from weather stations in open locations is often used to estimate irrigation requirements of turfgrass in local or regional urban lawns.  ...  Less ET within urban lawns than in nearby open swards suggests using standard historical weather data to estimate irrigation amounts in urban lawns (based on ET o ) is problematic, because historical weather  ... 
doi:10.4148/2378-5977.7594 fatcat:zbo7iz37p5cixac52xvxowfba4

Measuring Fine-Scale White-Tailed Deer Movements and Environmental Influences Using GPS Collars

Stephen L. Webb, Kenneth L. Gee, Bronson K. Strickland, Stephen Demarais, Randy W. DeYoung
2010 International Journal of Ecology  
We collected fine-scale temporal location estimates (i.e., 15 min/relocation attempt) from 17 female and 15 male white-tailed deer over 7 years and 3 seasons in Oklahoma, USA.  ...  Our data suggest that hourly and daily variation in weather events have minimal impact on movements of white-tailed deer in southern latitudes.  ...  Only 1 deer, a male, was <2 years at time of data collection. Data Collection GPS Location Fixes.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2010/459610 fatcat:hitlr54t4fc5fncl7kjme2uxsu

Extreme Climate and Absence from Work: Evidence from Jamaica

Nekeisha Spencer, Mikhail-Ann Urquhart
2021 International Journal of Disaster Risk Science  
To this end, we constructed a quarterly individual level dataset on labor market and climatic data for 2004–2014.  ...  The estimated outcome of excess rainfall is reasonable given the possibility of flooded roads, which can impede travel to work.  ...  If material is not included in the article's Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13753-020-00327-1 fatcat:fowmk6zdubhyrgpdwhjz5q3rmq

Environmental Heat Exposure Among Pet Dogs in Rural and Urban Settings in the Southern United States

Katherine E. Moon, Suwei Wang, Kaya Bryant, Julia M. Gohlke
2021 Frontiers in Veterinary Science  
Temperature data from dogs and their owners was collected using wearable personal thermometers. Demographic data on the dogs was collected using a brief survey instrument completed by their owners.  ...  Dogs included in the study varied in signalment, activity level, and home environment.  ...  Additional gratitude to Mary Evans, Anna Scott, Michael Milazzo, Pranavi Ghugare, and Claudiu Lungu for their help with the data collection.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fvets.2021.742926 pmid:34676256 pmcid:PMC8525463 fatcat:qr2fmem6vfawxkudydo7wc2z7u

Impact of Low-Income Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits on Building Air Tightness and Healthy Home Indicators

Prateek M. Shrestha, Jamie L. Humphrey, Kelsey E. Barton, Elizabeth J. Carlton, John L. Adgate, Elisabeth D. Root, Shelly L. Miller
2019 Sustainability  
Blower door tests quantified the leakage area in each home, which was used to estimate the AAIR.  ...  Walk-through inspections were used to record observations of air-sealing retrofits conducted as part of Colorado's Weatherization Assistance Program and indirect indicators of poor indoor environmental  ...  Data Analysis We used a combination of parametric and non-parametric approaches to estimate the relationships between building ventilation rates (measured as ACH50 and AAIR), building characteristics,  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11092667 fatcat:z5re23gwfjajnfj5j6slekficm
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