Research ArticleCLIMATOLOGY

Deadly heat waves projected in the densely populated agricultural regions of South Asia

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Science Advances  02 Aug 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 8, e1603322
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1603322

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vol. 3 no. 8

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  • Received for publication December 30, 2016
  • Accepted for publication July 6, 2017

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  1. Eun-Soon Im1,*,
  2. Jeremy S. Pal2,* and
  3. Elfatih A. B. Eltahir3,
  1. 1Division of Environment and Sustainability, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  2. 2Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA.
  3. 3Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: eltahir{at}
    • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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