Entries by Eleanor Setton

August 7 | 2017

Spatial Transferability of a Microresidential Mobility Model in the Integrated Land Use, Transportation, and Environment Modeling System Fatmi, M.R. and Habib, M.A. (2015) Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2496, pp. 29-36 https://doi.org/10.3141/2494-04 Abstract This paper presents the spatial transferability analysis of a microbehavioral model from the residential mobility component of […]

July 31 | 2017

Statistical modeling of the spatial variability of environmental noise levels in Montreal, Canada, using noise measurements and land use characteristics. Martina S Ragettli, Sophie Goudreau, Céline Plante, Michel Fournier, Marianne Hatzopoulou, Stéphane Perron and Audrey Smargiassi Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 Nov;26(6):597-605. doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.82. Epub 2016 Jan 6 10.1038/jes.2015.82 ABSTRACT: The availability of noise maps to assess exposure to noise is often limited, […]

July 24 | 2017

Regional Climate Projections of Extreme Heat Events in Nine Pilot Canadian Communities for Public Health Planning Casati, B., Yagouti, A., Chaumont, D. (2013), JAMC, vol. 52, 2669:2698 https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0341.1 ABSTRACT: Public health planning needs the support of evidence-based information on current and future climate, which could be used by health professionals and decision makers to better […]

July 17 | 2017

Large-scale physical activity data reveal worldwide activity inequality Tim Althoff, Rok Sosič, Jennifer L. Hicks, Abby C. King, Scott L. Delp & Jure Leskovec., 2017.  Nature, Published online 10 July 2017. https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature23018.htmldoi:10.1038/nature23018 Using data captured from smartphones, researchers have amassed a dataset consisting of 68 million days of physical activity for 717,527 people to study activity across the globe. As described in […]

July 10 | 2017

Exploring pathways linking greenspace to health: Theoretical and methodological guidance Markevych, I., Schoierer, J., Hartig, T., Chudnovsky, A., Hystad, P., Dzhambov, A.M., de Vries, S., Triguero-Mas, M., Brauer, M., Nieuwenhuijsen, M.J. and Lupp, G., 2017. Environmental Research, 158, pp.301-317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2017.06.028 During an Expert Workshop held in September 2016, the evidence linking greenspace and health was […]

July 3 | 2017

For your reading enjoyment! Watch for our new “Paper of the Week” posts. We will be highlighting papers authored by CANUE members as well as new articles of interest. If you would like to have your own paper featured, or suggest a paper that you find especially interesting, please send us a note at info@canue.ca. […]


ON June 20th, members of CANUE’s Greenness Team met by conference call to provide an update on current work and discuss a range of technical issues related to measuring greenness. CANUE provided an overview – Presentation slides are available here: CANUE Green Metrics June 2017. Meeting notes are available here: CANUE Green Metrics Meeting Notes.


CANUE’s Weather and Climate team met on May 8th | 2017 to review their research program and upcoming activities. Meeting slides are available here (CANUE Weather and Climate Meeting May 8 2017) and include: a brief overview of climate, weather and health linkages (Dr. Tim Takaro) a description of the PAVICS platform (pavics2016_eng) currently under […]


On December 7th and 8th | 2016, over 80 CANUE members gathered in Toronto for our inaugural workshop with the goal of building our strategic plan. Dr. Jeff Brook’s welcoming remarks, the Keynote Address by Harold Madi, and the Team presentations are now available on our YouTube channel.


We are gathering in Toronto on December 7th and 8th to formalize our plans for data development and sharing, environmental health research, and knowledge translation and exchange. Please join us by webcast to hear more about CANUE and our vision for the next five years.