Jennifer Vanos

Assistant Professor

  • 864 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20102020
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Research Output 2010 2019

2019
5 Citations (Scopus)

Activity modification in heat: critical assessment of guidelines across athletic, occupational, and military settings in the USA

Hosokawa, Y., Casa, D. J., Trtanj, J. M., Belval, L. N., Deuster, P. A., Giltz, S. M., Grundstein, A. J., Hawkins, M. D., Huggins, R. A., Jacklitsch, B., Jardine, J. F., Jones, H., Kazman, J. B., Reynolds, M. E., Stearns, R. L., Vanos, J. K., Williams, A. L. & Williams, W. J., Mar 15 2019, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 63, 3, p. 405-427 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sports
Hot Temperature
Guidelines
risk factor
mitigation

A site-specific standard for comparing dynamic solar ultraviolet protection characteristics of established tree canopies

Downs, N. J., Butler, H. J., Baldwin, L., Parisi, A. V., Amar, A., Vanos, J. & Harrison, S., 2019, In : MethodsX. 6, p. 1683-1693 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surveying
Radiometers
Sun
Health
Planning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biologically effective solar ultraviolet exposures and the potential skin cancer risk for individual gold medalists of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games

Downs, N. J., Axelsen, T., Schouten, P., Igoe, D. P., Parisi, A. V. & Vanos, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Temperature.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tokyo
Skin Neoplasms
Gold
Clothing
Golf
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparing the annualised dynamic shade characteristics of twenty-one tree canopies across twenty-six municipalities in a high ambient UV climate, Queensland - Australia

Downs, N. J., Baldwin, L., Parisi, A. V., Butler, H. J., Vanos, J., Beckman, M. & Harrison, S., Jul 2019, In : Applied Geography. 108, p. 74-82 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Queensland
municipality
shade
canopy
climate
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exposure to traffic and mortality risk in the 1991–2011 Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CanCHEC)

Cakmak, S., Hebbern, C., Vanos, J., Crouse, D. L. & Tjepkema, M., Mar 2019, In : Environment International. 124, p. 16-24 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mortality risk
census
road
mortality
cardiovascular disease
7 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of heat on mortality and morbidity in low and middle income countries: A review of the epidemiological evidence and considerations for future research

Green, H., Bailey, J., Schwarz, L., Vanos, J., Ebi, K. & Benmarhnia, T., Apr 2019, In : Environmental Research. 171, p. 80-91 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

morbidity
Infrared Rays
Hot Temperature
income
Morbidity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Planning for spectator thermal comfort and health in the face of extreme heat: The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons

Vanos, J. K., Kosaka, E., Iida, A., Yokohari, M., Middel, A., Scott-Fleming, I. & Brown, R. D., Mar 20 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 657, p. 904-917 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal comfort
Olympic Games
Health
microclimate
Planning

Revisiting the estimations of PM 2.5 -attributable mortality with advancements in PM 2.5 mapping and mortality statistics

Liu, Y., Zhao, N., Vanos, J. K. & Cao, G., May 20 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 499-507 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistics
mortality
kriging
Particulate Matter
statistics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Shade provision in public playgrounds for thermal safety and sun protection: A case study across 100 play spaces in the United States

Olsen, H., Kennedy, E. & Vanos, J., Sep 2019, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 189, p. 200-211 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

safety
surface temperature
greenspace
radiation exposure
temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Workplace heat exposure, health protection, and economic impacts: A case study in Canada

Vanos, J., Vecellio, D. J. & Kjellstrom, T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workplace
Canada
Hot Temperature
Economics
Health
2018
14 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between long-term PM2.5 and ozone exposure and mortality in the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CANCHEC), by spatial synoptic classification zone

Cakmak, S., Hebbern, C., Pinault, L., Lavigne, E., Vanos, J., Crouse, D. L. & Tjepkema, M., Feb 2018, In : Environment International. 111, p. 200-211 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
census
ozone
mortality
hazard
cancer
8 Citations (Scopus)

Day-of-week and seasonal patterns of PM2.5 concentrations over the United States: Time-series analyses using the Prophet procedure

Zhao, N., Liu, Y., Vanos, J. K. & Cao, G., Nov 2018, In : Atmospheric Environment. 192, p. 116-127 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

time series
seasonality
time series analysis
periodicity
particulate matter
4 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental condition and monitoring

Hosokawa, Y., Grundstein, A. J., Vanos, J. K. & Cooper, E. R., Feb 19 2018, Sport and Physical Activity in the Heat: Maximizing Performance and Safety. Springer International Publishing, p. 147-162 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Environmental Monitoring
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the impact of solar radiation on pediatric heat balance within enclosed, hot vehicles

Vanos, J. K., Middel, A., Poletti, M. N. & Selover, N. J., Jul 3 2018, In : Temperature. 5, 3, p. 276-292 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Solar System
Hot Temperature
Radiation
Pediatrics
Temperature
11 Citations (Scopus)

Heat: a primer for public health researchers

McGregor, G. R. & Vanos, J. K., Aug 2018, In : Public Health. 161, p. 138-146 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Hot Temperature
Research Personnel
Temperature
Extreme Heat
4 Citations (Scopus)

Heat/mortality sensitivities in Los Angeles during winter: A unique phenomenon in the United States

Kalkstein, A. J., Kalkstein, L. S., Vanos, J. K., Eisenman, D. P. & Grady Dixon, P., May 3 2018, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 17, 1, 45.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Los Angeles
Hot Temperature
Mortality
Temperature
Extreme Heat
1 Citation (Scopus)

ISB news from the Chair of the Student and New Professionals Group

Vanos, J. K., Jan 1 2018, In : International journal of biometeorology. 62, 1, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

student
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Low-cost mobile air pollution monitoring in urban environments: a pilot study in Lubbock, Texas

McKercher, G. R. & Vanos, J. K., Jun 18 2018, In : Environmental Technology (United Kingdom). 39, 12, p. 1505-1514 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollution monitoring
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
Monitoring
sensor
11 Citations (Scopus)

Microclimate variation and estimated heat stress of runners in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Marathon

Kosaka, E., Iida, A., Vanos, J., Middel, A., Yokohari, M. & Brown, R., May 17 2018, In : Atmosphere. 9, 5, 192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Olympic Games
microclimate
heat balance
canopy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Outdoor thermal comfort during anomalous heat at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada

Herdt, A. J., Brown, R. D., Scott-Fleming, I., Cao, G., MacDonald, M., Henderson, D. & Vanos, J. K., Aug 18 2018, In : Atmosphere. 9, 8, 321.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
weather
weather station
aid
humidity
temperature
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of synoptic weather on influenza infection incidences: a retrospective study utilizing digital disease surveillance

Zhao, N., Cao, G., Vanos, J. K. & Vecellio, D. J., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, 1, p. 69-84 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

influenza
Weather
Human Influenza
Retrospective Studies
weather
12 Citations (Scopus)

The environment Canada pan and parapan American science showcase project

Joe, P., Belair, S., Bernier, N. B., Bouchet, V., Brook, J. R., Brunet, D., Burrows, W., Charland, J. P., Dehghan, A., Driedger, N., Duhaime, C., Evans, G., Filion, A. B., Frenette, R., De Grandpré, J., Gultepe, I., Henderson, D., Herdt, A., Hilker, N., Huang, L. & 27 others, Hung, E., Isaac, G., Jeong, C. H., Johnston, D., Klaassen, J., Leroyer, S., Lin, H., MacDonald, M., MacPhee, J., Mariani, Z., Munoz, T., Reid, J., Robichaud, A., Rochon, Y., Shairsingh, K., Sills, D., Spacek, L., Stroud, C., Su, Y., Taylor, N., Vanos, J., Voogt, J., Wang, J. M., Wiechers, T., Wren, S., Yang, H. & Yip, T., May 2018, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 99, 5, p. 921-953 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olympic Games
development project
sport
meteorology
research and development
8 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of surface type on the absorbed radiation by a human under hot, dry conditions

Hardin, A. W. & Vanos, J. K., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, 1, p. 43-56 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot Temperature
Radiation
Microclimate
Thermometers
urban area
6 Citations (Scopus)

Urban heat island intensity and spatial variability by synoptic weather type in the northeast U.S.

Hardin, A. W., Liu, Y., Cao, G. & Vanos, J. K., Jun 2018, In : Urban Climate. 24, p. 747-762 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat island
heat
weather
temperature
urban area

Visualizing changes in nationally averaged PM2.5 concentrations by an alluvial diagram

Liu, Y., Zhao, N., Vanos, J. K. & Cao, G., Mar 1 2018, In : Environment and Planning A. 50, 2, p. 259-261 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
diagram
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

American football and fatal exertional heat stroke: a case study of Korey Stringer

Grundstein, A., Knox, J. A., Vanos, J., Cooper, E. R. & Casa, D. J., Aug 1 2017, In : International journal of biometeorology. 61, 8, p. 1471-1480 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat Stroke
Football
Budgets
Hot Temperature
energy budget
2 Citations (Scopus)
student
Meteorology
Students
Anniversaries and Special Events
world
30 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics and applications of small, portable gaseous air pollution monitors

McKercher, G. R., Salmond, J. A. & Vanos, J. K., Jan 1 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 223, p. 102-110 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Air Pollution
Air pollution
Air Pollutants
Technology
Costs and Cost Analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of physical activity and shade on the heat balance and thermal perceptions of children in a playground microclimate

Vanos, J. K., Herdt, A. J. & Lochbaum, M. R., Dec 2017, In : Building and Environment. 126, p. 119-131 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

playground
physical activity
heat balance
microclimate
heat
12 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of synoptic weather on ground-level PM2.5 concentrations in the United States

Liu, Y., Zhao, N., Vanos, J. K. & Cao, G., Jan 1 2017, In : Atmospheric Environment. 148, p. 297-305 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weather
atmospheric moisture
effect
summer
aerodynamics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing the teaching and learning of biometeorology in higher education

Perkins, D. R., Vanos, J., Fuhrmann, C., Allen, M., Knight, D., Lee, C. C., Lees, A., Leung, A., Lucas, R., Mehdipoor, H., Nascimento, S. T., Sheridan, S. & Spencer, J., Sep 2017, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 98, 9, p. ES239-ES242

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

higher education
teaching
learning
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Extreme Heat
Canada
Emergencies
Hot Temperature
Urban Health
10 Citations (Scopus)

Schoolyard Shade and Sun Exposure: Assessment of Personal Monitoring During Children's Physical Activity

Vanos, J. K., McKercher, G. R., Naughton, K. & Lochbaum, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Photochemistry and photobiology. 93, 4, p. 1123-1132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shades
Solar System
Ultraviolet radiation
Sun
sun
6 Citations (Scopus)

Short communication: emerging technologies for biometeorology

Mehdipoor, H., Vanos, J. K., Zurita-Milla, R. & Cao, G., Sep 1 2017, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 61, p. 81-88 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meteorology
communication
Management Information Systems
Technology
information management
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Decision-Making/Accountability Spatial Incongruence Problem for Research Linking Environmental Science and Policy

Solís, P., Vanos, J. K. & Forbis, R. E., Oct 2017, In : Geographical Review. 107, 4, p. 680-704 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental research
accountability
environmental policy
decision making
responsibility
1 Citation (Scopus)

Urban forestry and microclimate

Orlandini, S., Vanos, J. K., Matzarakis, A., Massetti, L. & Petralli, M., Mar 31 2017, Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 96-111 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

urban forestry
Microclimate
Forestry
microclimate
2016
32 Citations (Scopus)

Ozone exposure and cardiovascular-related mortality in the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CANCHEC) by spatial synoptic classification zone

Cakmak, S., Hebbern, C., Vanos, J., Crouse, D. L. & Burnett, R., Jul 1 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 214, p. 589-599 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ozone
Censuses
Health
Mortality
Cerebrovascular Disorders
30 Citations (Scopus)

The modifying effect of socioeconomic status on the relationship between traffic, air pollution and respiratory health in elementary schoolchildren

Cakmak, S., Hebbern, C., Cakmak, J. D. & Vanos, J., Jul 15 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 177, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
socioeconomic status
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
Education
Health
15 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between neighbourhood tree canopy cover and heat-related ambulance calls during extreme heat events in Toronto, Canada

Graham, D. A., Vanos, J. K., Kenny, N. A. & Brown, R. D., Dec 1 2016, In : Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 20, p. 180-186 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
Canada
heat
heat island
health impact
2015
27 Citations (Scopus)

Association of weather and air pollution interactions on daily mortality in 12 Canadian cities

Vanos, J. K., Cakmak, S., Kalkstein, L. S. & Yagouti, A., Jun 2 2015, In : Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health. 8, 3, p. 307-320 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air Pollution
Weather
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
weather
47 Citations (Scopus)

Children's health and vulnerability in outdoor microclimates: A comprehensive review

Vanos, J. K., Mar 1 2015, In : Environment International. 76, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

child health
microclimate
vulnerability
atmospheric pollution
health impact
73 Citations (Scopus)

Designing urban parks that ameliorate the effects of climate change

Brown, R. D., Vanos, J., Kenny, N. & Lenzholzer, S., Jun 1 2015, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 138, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
climate
energy budget
vulnerability
park design
18 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting synoptic warming trends across the US Midwest and implications to human health and heat-related mortality

Vanos, J. K., Kalkstein, L. S. & Sanford, T. J., Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Climatology. 35, 1, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

warming
mortality
weather
temperature
dew point
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Changing air mass frequencies in Canada: Potential links and implications for human health

Vanos, J. K. & Cakmak, S., Mar 1 2014, In : International journal of biometeorology. 58, 2, p. 121-135 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air mass
Canada
Air
Health
Weather
76 Citations (Scopus)

Metal composition of fine particulate air pollution and acute changes in cardiorespiratory physiology

Cakmak, S., Dales, R., Kauri, L. M., Mahmud, M., Van Ryswyk, K., Vanos, J., Liu, L., Kumarathasan, P., Thomson, E., Vincent, R. & Weichenthal, S., Jun 2014, In : Environmental Pollution. 189, p. 208-214 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air Pollution
Physiology
Air pollution
Metals
Chemical analysis
67 Citations (Scopus)

Risk assessment for cardiovascular and respiratory mortality due to air pollution and synoptic meteorology in 10 Canadian cities

Vanos, J. K., Hebbern, C. & Cakmak, S., Feb 2014, In : Environmental Pollution. 185, p. 322-332 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Meteorology
Air Pollution
Weather
Air pollution
Risk assessment
47 Citations (Scopus)

The SSC: A decade of climate-health research and future directions

Hondula, D. M., Vanos, J. K. & Gosling, S. N., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 58, 2, p. 109-120 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Climate
Weather
weather
Health
climate
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Association of weather and air pollution interactions on daily mortality in 12 Canadian cities

Vanos, J. K., Cakmak, S. & Kalkstein, L. S., Jan 1 2013, Air Pollution XXI. Brebbia, C. A. & Longhurst, J. W. S. (eds.). WITPress, Vol. 174. p. 15-26 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

atmospheric pollution
weather
mortality
pollutant
fold
25 Citations (Scopus)

Synoptic weather typing applied to air pollution mortality among the elderly in 10 Canadian cities

Vanos, J. K., Cakmak, S., Bristow, C., Brion, V., Tremblay, N., Martin, S. L. & Sheridan, S. S., Oct 2013, In : Environmental Research. 126, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air Pollution
Weather
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
weather