92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 1 Societal Dimensions of Climate Change: Risk, Vulnerability, and Communication

Monday, 23 January 2012: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
Room 243 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research
Cochairs:  Greg Guibert, NCAR and Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium
  4:00 PM
Extreme Weather and Societal Vulnerability in a Changing Climate
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Morss, M. H. Hayden, L. Dilling, and G. Meehl

  4:15 PM
Does Attribution of Extreme Climate Events Matter?
Kristen Averyt, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Wall

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Adaptation to Climate Risk in Urban Settings

  4:45 PM
Development of a Climate Informed Decision Analysis
Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA; and P. Moody
  5:00 PM
Communicating with Climate Change Visuals: Two Exploratory Exercises
Rachel E. Riley, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. F. Needham, L. M. Carter, and C. E. Lunday
Climate Variability to Climate Change: Communicating Climate Risk to Farmers in the Southeast USA