Third Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research

Poster Session 1

 Policy and Socio-Economic Research Posters
 Cochairs: Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Sheldon D. Drobot, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
 P1.1150 Billion Served: Households' Sources, Perceptions, Uses, and Values of Weather Forecast Information  
Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Morss and J. Demuth
 P1.2Sources, perceptions, values, and confidence in weather information: Relationships with weather salience  
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
 P1.3Communicating Weather Information to the Public: People's Reactions and Understandings of Weather Information and Terminology  extended abstract
Scott W. Powell, National Weather Center REU, Norman, OK, and Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and H. D. O'Hair
P1.4Ad Hoc Committee on Uncertainty in Forecasts (ACUF)  
Paul A. Hirschberg, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Bleistein
 P1.5The National Academies' Disasters Roundtable  
William Hooke, AMS, Washington, DC
 P1.6Profile of the AMS membership residing outside the United States of America: Its implications for international collaboration  
Ernesto Muñoz, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and R. Czujko
 P1.7Decision Support for Public Health and Safety Related to Air Quality  extended abstract
M.L. Deaton, James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA; and C. J. Brodrick, R. E. Davis, S. Gawtry, J. Giraytys, D. M. Hondula, D. Knight, T. Lee, L. Sitka, and P. J. Stenger
 P1.8Application of NASA spaceborne observations and models for informing management and policy decision making in the energy sector  
Richard S. Eckman, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and P. W. Stackhouse
 P1.9Space weather information for aviation operational risk management  
Genene Fisher, AMS, Washington, DC; and B. Jones
 P1.10The critical importance of data collection and analysis methodology in financial decision making for Wind Turbine projects  
Lucille M. Olszewski, Blackwater Environmental Services, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA; and J. R. Sonnenmeier
 P1.11An estimation of the economic benefits of the Oklahoma Mesonet to the State of Oklahoma  
Kimberly E. Klockow, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson and D. Sutter
 P1.12Advances in the effectiveness and feasibility of climate policy  
Paul A. T. Higgins, AMS, Washington, DC
 P1.13Climate Change versus Climate Policy: An Integrated Global Model Analysis  
C. Adam Schlosser, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and M. Webster, A. Sokolov, C. Forest, D. Kicklighter, J. Reilly, and S. Paltsev
 P1.14Adaptation through interaction: A case study from Alpine Shire, Victoria, Australia  
Lee M. Tryhorn, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and A. H. Lynch
 P1.15Recollections of climate in the Denver metropolitan area  
Julie S. Malmberg, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Blanken
 P1.16Weather Disasters and the Law  
Marsha L. Baum, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 P1.17Applying improved vulnerability theory for reducing the risk and cost of weather disasters  
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Pulwarty, H. Lazrus, I. Kelman, and J. C. Gaillard
 P1.18Decision making by Austin, Texas, residents in hypothetical tornado scenarios  
David M. Schultz, Univ. of Helsinki/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and E. Gruntfest, C. Benight, S. D. Drobot, L. R. Barnes, and M. H. Hayden
 P1.19The societal impact of the tornado warning process  
Kevin M. Simmons, Austin College, Sherman, TX; and D. Sutter
 P1.20Assessing people's actions and attitudes during the December 20-21, 2006, Colorado Front Range winter storm  extended abstract
Sheldon D. Drobot, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Demuth
 P1.21To travel or not to travel: The case of AMS 2007  
Kimberly E. Klockow, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and R. A. Peppler
 P1.22Climate change, hurricane risk, and future evolutions of socio-economic losses in the U.S  
Stéphane Hallegatte, Météo-France, Nogent-sur-Marne, France
 P1.23Estimating deceased victim totals from Hurricane Katrina  
John C. Mutter, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and R. M. Garfield
 P1.24Hurricanes and poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean  
John C. Mutter, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, New York, NY; and E. M. Holthaus
 P1.25The whirling media coverage of seasonal hurricane forecasts: A closer look at media framing of scientific uncertainty and preparedness  
Gina M. Eosco, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY
 P1.26Reponses to Hurricane and Flood Warnings: Lessons from Florida and New York  
Burrell E. Montz, Binghamton Univ., Binghamton, NY
 P1.27Vulnerability to Flooding in Western Puerto Rico: Towards a more holistic approach  
Jenniffer M. Santos-Hernandez, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and A. Rojas-Gonzalez
 P1.28An interdisciplinary study of NOAA NWS flood inundation map utilization: flood hazards and the role of inundation mapping in planning and mitigating future impacts  
Wendy L. Pearson, NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO
 P1.29Weathering drought: one state's experience  extended abstract
Bob Sandbo, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Oklahoma City, OK; and B. Vance, G. McManus, and M. A. Shafer
 P1.30A Window on Drought Information, Impacts and Implications  
Timothy W. Owen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Svoboda and R. Pulwarty
 P1.31Drought Scenario 2008--Potential Impacts on Ethanol Production: What Role Can NIDIS Play in this Scenario?  extended abstract
Mark Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and Y. Ding, B. Fuchs, and M. Hayes
 P1.32Associated between mortality and ambulance call-out during heat episodes in London, UK, 1998 - 2006  
Glenn Russell McGregor, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; and T. Wolf
 P1.33Developing a multi-agency Heat/Health Warning System (HHWS) to provide consistent information to diverse customers  
Julie Adolphson, NOAA, Pleasant Hill, MO; and L. Kalkstein, S. Fortin, and A. Bailey
 P1.34Developing a heat health watch-warning system for rural locations  
Katrina L. Frank, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and L. Kalkstein
 P1.35Results of a developmental test of the heat stress index: does it have operational potential?  
Jannie G. Ferrell, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and L. Kalkstein
 P1.36Results of an interdisciplinary workshop to validate partner requirements for excessive heat information and alerts  
Elliott Jacks, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
 P1.37Disaster Weather Communication, Education and Training for First Responders - A WAS*IS Initiative  extended abstract
Joshua J. Jans, Minnesota State Univ., Mankato, MN; and C. S. Keen
 P1.38Improving storm based warnings  
John T. Ferree, NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK; and H. L. White
 P1.39Rainfall Estimates or Tornado Detection?: An Assessment Based on the Needs of Emergency Managers  
William Donner, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and D. Grainger, H. Rodriguez, W. Diaz, J. M. Santos, and D. Marks
P1.40Evaluation of CASA data and technology for the severe weather warning  
B. Philips, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and E. Bass, D. L. Andra, D. J. Rude, and R. Kammerer
 P1.41WAS*IS Partnership Initiative: Improving communication and collaboration within the weather enterprise for the benefit of society  
Melissa Tuttle Carr, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and K. Barjenbruch

Wednesday, 23 January 2008: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Exhibit Hall B

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