16th Conference on Applied Climatology

Session 3


*Weather and Society * Integrated Studies (WAS*IS)*

 Cochairs: David A. Robinson, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ; David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
8:30 AM3.1Culture Change is Underway: WAS*IS (Weather and Society - Integrated Studies) Progress Report  
Eve Gruntfest, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO; and J. Demuth and J. K. Lazo
8:45 AM3.2Decision Support in NOAA's National Weather Service  extended abstract wrf recording
Fiona Horsfall, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Laver and P. Schultz
9:00 AM3.3Assessing how the U.S. public understands and uses weather forecast uncertainty information  extended abstract wrf recording
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Morss, J. K. Lazo, and A. E. Stewart
9:15 AM3.4An assessment of hazard warning verification from a social perspective  
Steven Stewart, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. Barjenbruch, K. Pennesi, J. Deo, S. A. Erickson, P. L. Heinselman, A. J. Ray, R. Low, R. A. Wolf, and A. Coles
9:30 AM3.5Weather Salience in a Random Sample of United States Residents  
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. Demuth, J. K. Lazo, and R. E. Morss
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:15 AM3.6The development of an insect migration forecast product for pest management: An example of interaction among atmospheric scientists and the product user  
Michael Sandstrom, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois; and D. Changnon
11:30 AM3.7Societal Aspects of Tornado Warnings  
Somer A. Erickson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Brooks
11:45 AM3.8Skill of the Aviation Weather Center's Collaborative Convective Forecast Product (CCFP)  extended abstract wrf recording
Jonathan W. Slemmer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO
12:00 PMLunch Break  
3.9Patterns of Wind Damage from Hurricane Charley: A Case Study of Charlotte County  
Burrell E. Montz, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
1:45 PM3.10Increasing Societal Resilience to Winter Weather  extended abstract wrf recording
Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT; and O. Wilhelmi
2:00 PM3.11Exploring spatial patterns of societal vulnerability to extreme heat  
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. K. Uejio and J. P. Samenow
2:15 PM3.12An Ecological Assessment of Coupled Climate Change and Human Activities on Wetlands in Zhalong Natural Reserve, China  extended abstract wrf recording
Yankun Sun, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI; and J. Qi, G. Lei, and H. Zhang
2:30 PM3.13Driving under the influence of weather: Perceptions of flash floods and vehicle safety  extended abstract wrf recording
Sheldon D. Drobot, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and E. Gruntfest, L. R. Barnes, C. Benight, D. M. Schultz, and J. Demuth
2:45 PM3.14Integrating end user needs into system design and operation: the Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)  extended abstract wrf recording
B. Philips, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and D. Pepyne, D. Westbrook, E. Bass, J. Brotzge, W. Diaz, K. A. Kloesel, J. Kurose, D. J. McLaughlin, H. Rodriguez, and M. Zink
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PM3.15Vulnerability to disasters in Puerto Rico: Incorporating the social, physical and built environment to radar scanning srategies  extended abstract wrf recording
Jenniffer M. Santos, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and J. Miller, A. González, M. G. Beaton, and X. Ortiz
3:45 PM3.16Towards an Understanding of Hazardous Weather-A WAS*IS Perspective on First Responders  extended abstract wrf recording
Joshua J. Jans, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN; and C. S. Keen
4:00 PM3.17The Underestimation of Hurricane Damage Potential  
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
4:15 PM3.18The social justice of weather: hurricane risk management in Latin America and the Caribbean  
Eric M. Holthaus, Columbia University, New York, NY

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, 206A

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