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

Session 3B Risk, Vulnerability, and Decision Support for Climate and Weather Hazards

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 335/336 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research
Chairs:  Holly C. Hassenzahl, Weather Central, LP
Cochairs:  Marc Baribault, Independent Contractor
  11:00 AM
  11:15 AM
Assessing Vulnerability to Tornado-Related Fatalities in the United States
P. Grady Dixon, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS; and A. E. Mercer and W. S. Ashley
  11:30 AM
Using GIS to Assess Vulnerability to Weather and Climate Hazards in the Contiguous United States
Robert J. Gottlieb, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. E. Brooks, M. A. Shafer, and M. B. Richman
  11:45 AM
Impact-Based Decision Support Services Provided to the Enbridge/Kalamazoo, Michigan Oil Spill
Michael J. Hudson, NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO; and D. K. Cobb Jr. and R. Wagenmaker