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Title: Estimating Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Using Standard Meteorological Measurements

Abstract

The heat stress management program at the Department of Energy''s Savannah River Site (SRS) requires implementation of protective controls on outdoor work based on observed values of wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT). To ensure continued compliance with heat stress program requirements, a computer algorithm was developed which calculates an estimate of WBGT using standard meteorological measurements. In addition, scripts were developed to generate a calculation every 15 minutes and post the results to an Intranet web site.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
14888
Report Number(s):
WSRC-MS-99-00757
TRN: US0106839
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2nd Conference on Environmental Applications, Long Beach, CA (US), 01/13/2000--01/17/2000; Other Information: PBD: 18 Nov 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGANISMS AND BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS; THERMAL STRESSES; PERSONNEL; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY; AMBIENT TEMPERATURE; HUMIDITY; COMPUTER CALCULATIONS; SAVANNAH RIVER PLANT; METEOROLOGY

Citation Formats

Hunter, C.H. Estimating Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Using Standard Meteorological Measurements. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Hunter, C.H. Estimating Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Using Standard Meteorological Measurements. United States.
Hunter, C.H. Thu . "Estimating Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Using Standard Meteorological Measurements". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/14888.
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abstractNote = {The heat stress management program at the Department of Energy''s Savannah River Site (SRS) requires implementation of protective controls on outdoor work based on observed values of wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT). To ensure continued compliance with heat stress program requirements, a computer algorithm was developed which calculates an estimate of WBGT using standard meteorological measurements. In addition, scripts were developed to generate a calculation every 15 minutes and post the results to an Intranet web site.},
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year = {Thu Nov 18 00:00:00 EST 1999},
month = {Thu Nov 18 00:00:00 EST 1999}
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