Themed Joint Session 3 The Other Uncertainty: Social, Political, and Cultural Forms of Uncertainty in Weather Contexts. Part III

Monday, 7 January 2019: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
North 226AB (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Seventh Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise )
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO and Jennifer A. Spinney, Univ. of Western Ontario, Department of Anthropology, London, ON

This research session builds on two panels from earlier today and offers presentations from experts in the social sciences who will discuss their disciplinary work on nonmeteorological types of ambiguity that arise from social, cultural, political, ethical, or other variables and become inferred in understandings of a forecast or warning, embedded in perceptions of risk, calculated into decisions, or imbued by context.

2:00 PM
The Influence of Cultural Worldviews and Risk Perceptions on Severe Weather Preparation
Aimee Franklin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Le, M. Brucks, and M. A. Shafer
2:15 PM
2:45 PM
Weathering Natural Disasters: Forecasting, Anticipation, and "Out-of-Model Uncertainties" in the Humanitarian Sector
Sara de Wit Jr., Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, Oxford, United Kingdom; and T. Pforr Jr.
3:00 PM
Uncertainty and Consistency: Key Dimensions in Weather/Hazard Messaging
Susan A. Jasko, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA; and L. Myers
3:15 PM
Exploring Uncertainty in Vulnerability and Its Usability in Decision-Making
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. Romero Lankao and I. Pichardo

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