Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events

Program Chairs: Douglas Hilderbrand , NOAA/NWS ; Dave Jones , StormCenter Communications, Inc. ; Jennifer Sprague , NOAA/NWS ; Kenneth Carey , Earth Resources Technology, Inc.

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Saturday, 1 February 2014

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 1 February 2014


Registration for Student Conference and Short Courses

Sunday, 2 February 2014

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 2 February 2014


Registration for Short Courses and Conference for Early Career Professionals

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 2 February 2014


Registration Open for Annual Meeting

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 2 February 2014


WeatherFest

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Sunday, 2 February 2014


94th Annual Review, New Fellows, and Featured Awards
Location: Room C302 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

Monday, 3 February 2014

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Registration Continues through February 5

9:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 3 February 2014

Recording files available
Plenary Session 1
14th Presidential Forum: Extreme Weather, Climate, and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities, and Tools
Location: Thomas Murphy Ballroom (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the 14th Presidential Forum; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Superstorm Sandy and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities, and Tools; the Stanley A. Changnon Symposium; the Edward S. Epstein Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
Moderator: Margaret Davidson, NOAA/Office for Coastal Management
Panelists: Leslie Chapman-Henderson, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes; David Perkes, Mississippi State Univ.; Ellis Stanley, Hammerman & Gainer International, Inc.; David W. Titley, Penn State University; Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy
Speaker: Andy Revkin, Dot Earth blogger, The New York Times, and Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University
  9:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  9:05 AM
PL1.1
The New Communication Climate - An exploration of tools and traits that give the best chance of success in facing a fast-forward media landscape and changing climate
Andy Revkin, Dot Earth blogger, The New York Times, and Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University, New York, NY
  9:25 AM
Panel Discussion

  10:25 AM
Concluding Remarks

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Spouses' Coffee

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Coffee Break

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 1
Weather-Ready Nation Initiatives
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS; Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS; Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc.; Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology, Inc.

Weather-Ready Nation introduction and overview of initiatives such as Ambassadors and social science portfolio.
  11:00 AM
1.1
Making Weather-Ready Nation a Reality
Christopher Strager, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Bleistein and D. Hilderbrand
  11:45 AM
1.4

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014

Recording files available
Joint Session 2
WRN and Social Science Awards
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research )
Chair: Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS
  1:30 PM
J2.1
The effect of warning design on subjective risk estimates
Kimberly E. Klockow, AAAS, Washington, DC; and R. McPherson
  1:45 PM
J2.2
The Cost of Taking Cover: Variations in Time Spent Taking Protective Actions During Tornado Warnings
Carol Silva, Center for Risk and Crisis Management, Norman, OK; and H. Jenkins-Smith, J. T. Ripberger, and D. Carlson
  2:15 PM
J2.4
Social and Behavioral Influences on Weather-Driven Decisions: Prototypes for Severe Weather
Burrell E. Montz, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC; and K. Galluppi, J. L. Losego, J. Correia Jr., and R. E. Riley

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Poster Session 1
Building a Weather-Ready Nation
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
 
407
Spatiotemporal Changes in Tornado Hazard Exposure: The Case of the Expanding Bull's Eye Effect in Chicago, IL
Walker S. Ashley, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and S. Strader and T. Rosencrants
Manuscript (737.9 kB)

Handout (1.8 MB)

 
408
 
410
Mobile Application for NWS Storm Spotters
Shawn Cheeks, Marshall University, Huntington, WV; and K. Law and P. Wahjudi

 
411
Landslide Hazards in North Alabama: Physical Assessment, Monitoring, and Prediction
Brian Freitag, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. Kaulfus, E. Anderson, Y. Wu, K. Srinivasan, U. Nair, K. Keiser, B. Howell, B. Ashmall, and D. Irwin

 
413
The Development of a Next Generation Graphical Forecast at NWS Key West
Christopher Rothwell, NOAA/NWS, Key West, FL; and W. A. Ulrich, A. Devanas, and F. Johnson

Handout (4.0 MB)

 
414
A Farm-based Weather Data Collection and Display System in Support of Freeze Protection of Florida Crops
William R. Lusher, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and K. T. Morgan, J. Fan, and B. Ferraro

 
416
Seattle RainWatch and Enhanced Weather Forecasting as Climate Adaptation
James D. Rufo-Hill, City of Seattle, Seattle, WA
Manuscript (95.2 kB)

Handout (2.0 MB)

 
417
Rethinking failure: Engineering for climate extremes
Mari Jones, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Holland and J. M. Done

 
418
A Wet-Season Rainfall Climatology To Support Airline Arrivals At Key West
Matthew Bloemer, NOAA/NWS, Key West, FL; and A. Devanas
Manuscript (796.0 kB)

Handout (6.3 MB)

 
419

Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014

Recording files available
Panel Discussion 1
Panel Discussion On Innovative Community Resilience Efforts in Gainesville, Georgia.
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Moderator: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program
  4:00 PM
2: Bill Wittel

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Reception and Exhibits Opening

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

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Session 2
Strengthening Community Resilience To Severe Weather
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS; Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology, Inc.
  8:30 AM
2.1
A Future Warning Concept: Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs)
Lans P. Rothfusz, NOAA, Norman, OK; and P. T. Schlatter, E. Jacks, and T. M. Smith
  8:45 AM
2.2
Prototype Tool Development for Creating Probabilistic Hazard Information for Severe Convective Phenomena
Chris Karstens, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NSSL/NOAA, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, K. M. Calhoun, A. J. Clark, C. Ling, G. J. Stumpf, and L. P. Rothfusz
  9:15 AM
2.4
The Joplin Tornado: Lessons Learned from the NIST Investigation
Franklin T. Lombardo, DOC, Gaithersburg, MD; and E. Kuligowski, L. Phan, M. Levitan, and D. P. Jorgensen

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Spouses' Coffee

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 3
Decision Support Services From International and Arctic Perspectives
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc.; Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS
  11:15 AM
3.2
The V-nix pilot Ė an experiment in improved decision making
Chris Doyle, Environment Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  11:30 AM
3.3
New Media as an Early Warning System for Extreme Weather Events
Mieczyslaw Ostojski, IMGW-PIB, Warsaw, Poland; and J. Zaleski and L. Legutko
  11:45 AM
3.4

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Lunch Break

Stanley a. Changnon Luncheon
Location: Room B401 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Joint Session 3
Enterprise Topics around a Weather-Ready Nation
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; and the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Chair: Mary Glackin, AMS
  1:45 PM
J3.2
  2:00 PM
J3.3
Weather Versus Climate Resources: Time for Rebalancing?
Clifford Mass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  2:30 PM
J3.5
Weather Ready Schools: Using Problem Based Learning to Train School Decision Makers on Weather Decisions
Sarah L. Stalker, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and T. Cullen, K. A. Kloesel, M. K. Corbett, J. E. Hocker, A. Melvin, and D. E. Mattox

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Coffee Break

Meet the President
Location: Room C103 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 4
Innovative Partnerships In Public Outreach and Decision Support Services
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc.; Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS
  3:30 PM
4.1
Engaging All Americans: The Role of Environmental Education in Building a Weather-Ready Nation
Sara Espinoza, National Environmental Education Foundation, Washington, DC
  4:00 PM
4.3
Utilizing the FEMA Region 6 Daily Situational Awareness Briefing NWS/FEMA/State Offices Collaboration Tool to Help Build a Weather Ready Nation
Travis Grigg, FEMA, Denton, TX; and P. Spencer, D. Rivas, M. Coyne, J. McNatt, B. R. Hoeth, K. M. Van Speybroeck, and M. Wiley
  4:15 PM
4.4
Guidelines to Improve Collaborative Services for a Weather Ready Nation as it Pertains to Surface Transportation
David Green, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Patterson, P. Pisano, L. Dunn, R. Alfelor, K. Cox, P.E., P. Bridge, and J. Gondzar
  4:45 PM
4.6
Innovating a Regional, Operational, and Multi-Partnered Response to an Extreme Event: Building a Weather-Ready Nation During the Southern Plains Drought
David P. Brown, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Fort Worth, TX; and M. Borgia, M. J. Brewer, M. Coyne, B. Hoeth, J. McNatt, C. McNutt, V. Murphy, A. Parham, K. Pirtle, M. Shafer, K. Vanspeybroeck, and M. Wiley
  5:00 PM
4.7
Reducing Society's Vulnerability to Space Weather
Genene Fisher, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  5:15 PM
4.8
Tracking Sea-Level Rise & Assessing Risks
Heidi Cullen, Climate Central, Princeton, NJ; and B. Strauss

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

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Session 1
Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecture
Location: Room C106 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 14th Presidential Forum; the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Stanley A. Changnon Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Major Weather Events and Societal Impacts of 2013; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
  5:00 PM
L1.1
Towards a general theory of global monsoons (Invited Presentation)
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Joint Session 5
Engaging Social Sciences for Creating a Weather-Ready Nation - Part I
Location: Room C107 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; and the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Cochairs: Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS; Randy A. Peppler, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma
  8:45 AM
J5.2
An Update on the Central Region Impact-Based Warning Demonstration
Michael J. Hudson, NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO; and B. Perry
  9:00 AM
J5.3
Evaluation of the National Weather Service Impact Based Warning Tool
Jane Harrison, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, Milwaukee, WI
  9:30 AM
J5.5
May 20 Newcastle/Oklahoma City/Moore Tornado: Post-Disaster Assessment of Preparedness, Planning and Recovery
Alek Krautmann, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Riley, M. Boone, M. Shafer, and M. Deming

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Spouses' Coffee

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Coffee Break

Meet the President
Location: Room C103 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Joint Session 6
Engaging Social Sciences for Creating a Weather-Ready Nation - Part II
Location: Room C107 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; and the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Cochairs: Kimberly E. Klockow, AAAS; Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS
  10:30 AM
July 1 2012 Derecho: DSS: Lara Pagano
  10:45 AM
J6.1
Sources, Perceptions, and Needs for Weather Information by Spanish-Speaking Residents in Georgia
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and C. Capiello and P. Ocampo
  11:00 AM
J6.2
The role of community-based organizations in post-disaster recovery: Planning for mass emergent sociality
Joyce Klein Rosenthal, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA; and T. Johnson

  11:15 AM
J6.3
A Community Frost/Freeze Susceptibility Operational Guidance Tool
Beth L. Hall, ISWS/MRCC, Champaign, IL; and M. S. Timlin, A. C. Curtis, M. E. Woloszyn, Z. A. Zaloudek, S. Hilberg, P. Guinan, J. Andresen, M. Longstroth, R. A. Wolf, R. Shanklin, and P. J. Spoden

  11:30 AM
J6.4
Transformation of the Tropical Cyclone Warning Program by the National Weather Service
Mark Tew, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Santos, F. Alsheimer, S. White, D. Sharp, M. Belk, and J. Kuhn
  11:45 AM
J6.5
A New National Weather Service Storm Surge Warning and Inundation Graphic
Jamie Rhome, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and R. Berg
  12:00 PM
J6.6
Lessons Learned Using Innovative Infographics: Public Education And Engagement of Policymakers On Extreme Events From Sea Level Rise To Wildfires
Melanie Fitzpatrick, Union of Concerned Scientists, Berkeley, CA; and R. Cleetus, E. Spanger-Siegfried, and T. Sanford

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Lunch Break

Women in the Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon: A Conversation about the Future
Location: Room C112 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

Weather-Ready Nation Student Networking Luncheon
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Speaker: William B. Gail, Global Weather Corp.

This luncheon is generously sponsored by Mr. Michael Eilts, President and CEO, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: Georgia Ballroom 1 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Edward S. Epstein Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Seventh Annual CCM Forum: Certified Consulting Meteorologists; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
Recording files available
Session 5
Strengthening Business Resilience In Innovative Ways: Part I
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS; Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc.
  1:30 PM
5.1
Enhancing Community Wide Preparedness through Employee Participation
Scott Teel, Agility Recovery, Charlotte, NC; and J. Polite, Jr and R. D. Paulison
  2:00 PM
5.3
Farmers Insurance Group
Matthew Gannon, Farmers Insurance Group, Washington, DC

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

Poster Session 2
Poster Session II
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
 
761
Impact of Meteorological Events on Electric Generation Emissions
Peter H. Kokopeli, EPA, Washington, DC; and J. Schreifels

 
764
Operationalizing the workflow for weather and climate data for Impact-driven Decision Support Services
Kremena Darmenova, Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, VA; and D. Apling, S. Freeman, and G. Higgins

 
765
Design and Implementation of an Automated Statewide Weather Threat Matrix for Emergency Management Decision Support
Joshua W. Scheck, NOAA/NWS, Bismarck, ND; and C. King, A. L. Merriman, J. Savadel, J. P. Martin, T. J. Grafenauer, R. Hozak, and M. Frazier

Handout (2.1 MB)

 
766
Indentifying Erosion Hazard to Municipal Infrastructure: Preparing for Extreme Events
Joseph Cleveland, University at Albany, Albany, NY; and K. E. Moore and J. A. Kusler

 
767
Hurricane Science, Mitigation & Preparedness Day
Erik Salna, International Hurricane Research Center, Miami, FL

 
768
Wall of Wind Mitigation Challenge
Erik Salna, International Hurricane Research Center, Miami, FL

 
769
INSITE, INtegrated Support for Impacted air-Traffic Environments
Melissa A. Petty, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Layne, M. S. Wandishin, B. J. Etherton, P. Hamer, and B. Lambi

 
771
NWS WFO Sterling Weather Ready Nation Pilot Project: Impact-based Decision Support Services (IDSS)
Kyle Struckmann, NOAA/NWS, Sterling, VA; and S. Goldstein, K. R. Widelski, and C. Strong

 
772
Weather Informant by 911Weather
Pete Curran, 911 Weather, San Clemente, CA

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 6
Strengthening Business Resiliency In Innovative Ways: Part II
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS; Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology, Inc.
  4:00 PM
6.1
  4:15 PM
6.2
Building Business Resilience to Climate Change: Review of Disclosures, Challenges, and Opportunities
Joseph H. Casola, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Arlington, VA; and J. Peace, M. Crawford, and S. Seidel
  4:45 PM
6.4
  5:15 PM
6.6
WRN: The Weather Radio Nation
Bruce Jones, Midland Radio, Kansas City, MO

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Lecture 3
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Room C113 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Stanley A. Changnon Symposium; the Edward S. Epstein Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Seventh Annual CCM Forum: Certified Consulting Meteorologists; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
  5:00 PM
L3.1

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Awards Banquet Reception in the Exhibit Hall

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


94th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 6 February 2014

3:00 PM-3:05 PM: Thursday, 6 February 2014


Registration Closes

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Thursday, 6 February 2014


AMS 94th Annual Meeting Adjourns