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INDICE STRESS THERMIQUE [1 record]

Record 1 2010-03-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Hygiene and Health
DEF

Index based on the temperature-humidity index (THI) that seeks to express the probability of heat stroke, sun stroke, etc.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  • Physique de l'atmosphère
  • Rayonnements électromagnétiques
  • Hygiène et santé
DEF

Indice à quatre degrés, basé sur l'indice de température-humidité (THI), visant à exprimer la probabilité d'un coup de chaleur, d'un coup de soleil ou d'autres symptômes aigus du même genre ressentis par l'organisme.

Key term(s)
  • index de stress thermique

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Medición y análisis (Ciencias)
  • Física de la atmósfera
  • Radiación electromagnética
  • Higiene y Salud
DEF

Indice de cuatro grados, basado en el índice de temperatura-humedad (THI), que expresa la probabilidad de que se produzca un golpe de calor, una insolación u otros síntomas agudos de sobrecarga orgánica.

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