89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 2: Societal Dimensions of Weather and Climate Hazards

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Sheldon D. Drobot, NCAR and Sam Ng, Metropolitan State College of Denver
  1:30 PM
Mapping social vulnerability to heat wave in Chicago
Chona E. Sister, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and C. G. Boone, J. Golden, D. Hartz, and W. C. Chuang

  1:45 PM
Heat-attributable mortality in a changing world: accounting for climate change and adaptation
J. Scott Greene, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. Kalkstein, D. M. Mills, and J. Samenow

  2:00 PM
Societal Impacts of Weather Hazards: Understanding Public Response to Tornado Events
Havidan Rodriguez, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and J. Santos and W. Diaz

  2:30 PM
Lessons Learned: Evacuations Management of Hurricane Gustav
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and B. Keim, S. Van Cooten, and G. M. Eosco

  2:45 PM
Political Cultural and Economic Vulnerabilities in One Nicaraguan Community
Monica K. Zappa, OU-University of Oklahoma, SSWIM-Social Science Woven into Meteorology, Norman, OK