Can You be killed by the Weather?

Pablo Fdez-Arroyabe, Falko Schmidt, Luis Lecha, Peter Kiefer, Haosheng Huang, Nico Van De Weghe, Martin Raubal
This is a summary of a mobile application that uses geographic data to define how weather changes affect your health. In the showcase a Biometeorological Data Infrastructures (BDI) is presented in order to show how this technological platform based on a biometeorological model can be used to forecast potential climate-related health impacts and to define customized warning systems. It is asked to readers to download a mobile application for Android system (OxyAlert Beta) to report during
more » ... days how they feel through a questionnaire in order to correlate their answers with the different changes in the atmospheric oxygen content they have been exposed. Through this participatory approach, biometeorological profiles of participants can be defined in order to advise them or their relatives and friends about the potential risk they may be exposed in the future in relation to atmospheric oxygen.
doi:10.3929/ethz-b-000225627 fatcat:ghg7hnndprcpvip27fkmi2hasu