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The emergence of heat and humidity too severe for human tolerance

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Science Advances  08 May 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 19, eaaw1838
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw1838

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vol. 6 no. 19

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  • Received for publication November 26, 2018
  • Accepted for publication February 25, 2020
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  1. Colin Raymond1,2,*,
  2. Tom Matthews3 and
  3. Radley M. Horton2,4
  1. 1Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.
  2. 2Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  3. 3Department of Geography and Environment, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK.
  4. 4Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: colin.raymond{at}


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