Panel Discussion 2 Flooding and Messaging: Water, Words, and Weather

Tuesday, 19 July 2016: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM
Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator:
Susan A. Jasko, Communication Studies, California Univ. of Pennsylvania, California, PA
Panelists:
Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center, Easton, PA; Laura Myers, Center for Advanced Public Safety, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; Don Hartley, Alabama Office of Emergency Management, Tuscaloosa, AL and Hubb Harvey, Shelby County Emergency Management, Columbiana, AL

This session will address issues at the intersection of flooding, warnings, and individual compliance with official behavioral advice. After the modeling and analysis, after the forecasting and warnings, how effective are flood related warnings in keeping publics safe? Bringing together experts from warning issuance to emergency management to research, this panel will identify areas of success and gaps in the understanding and effectiveness of flood forecasting and warning.

Papers:
1:15 PM
Hogan Carr
Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center, Easton, PA
1:35 PM
Myers
Laura Myers, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
1:55 PM
Hartley
Don Hartley, Alabama Office of Emergency Management, Tuscaloosa, AL

2:15 PM
Harvey
Hubb Harvey, Shelby County Emergency Management, Columbiana, AL

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