Studies on Russian Economic Development

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 195–207 | Cite as

Climate change, heat waves, and cold spells as risk factors for increased mortality in some regions of Russia

  • B. A. Revich
  • D. A. Shaposhnikov
Social Problems

Abstract

In this paper, the authors systematize the results of their original investigations into quantitative indicators of interactions between indicators of air temperature, air-pollution, and population mortality. The application of the time series method made it possible to identify the quantitative parameters of the impact made by temperature waves on mortality rates in Moscow (2000—2006) and in northern cities, such as Archangelsk, Murmansk, Magadan, and Yakutsk (1999–2007).

Keywords

Ozone Heat Wave RUSSIAN Economic Development Cold Spell Cold Wave 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Revich
    • 1
  • D. A. Shaposhnikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Economic ForecastingRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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