- Heat Vulnerability Index for Sydney (2011)
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A Heat Vulnerability Index was built with Open Data for Metropolitan Sydney, for the years 2011 and 2016.
Vulnerability is defined as the propensity of a population to be adversely affected by extreme heat and depends on 3 components: the exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity of the population. These 3 sub-indexes were calculated with various indicators that you can find as attributes to this layer.
The scale of the study is the Statistical Areas 2 (SA2) of the Australian...
- Publication Date
- Feb. 12, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
- Vector Data
- Sydney , heat , vulnerability , doi:cs9m
- health, health services, human ecology, and safety. Examples: disease and illness, factors affecting health, hygiene, substance abuse, mental and physical health, health services
Propose a first step for place-based health policies by unveiliing the geographical and social inequalities when facing extreme heat. This layer was then ...
- Temporal Extent
- Jan. 1, 2011, 1:15 a.m. - Dec. 31, 2011, 11:59 p.m.
- Data Quality
- The data comes from various source (Australian Bureau of Statistics, Bureau of Meteorology, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Office of Local Government, etc.) and has been processed in GIS softwares (QGIS and ArcGis) to achieve the present values. Minor errors may have occured while extracting data and doing geographical treatment due to the high number of SA2 considered.
- Supplemental Information
You can find the interactive storymap here: https://arcg.is/0quK4H
- Spatial Representation Type
- vector data is used to represent geographic data