Ways of Speaking: The Role of Language and Culture in the Production, Communication, and Interpretation of Weather Information

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Tuesday, 4 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room C108 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research
Chair:  Jennifer A. Spinney, Department of Anthropology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
  4:30 PM
Why Don't They Hear Us? The Linguistic/Communication World of Weather Forecasting
Susan A. Jasko, California Univ. of Pennsylvania, California, PA
  4:45 PM
Improving NWS Communication: Hazard Simplification Demonstration
Eli Jacks, NOAA/NWS Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services, Silver Spring, MD; and J. T. Ferree, A. J. Ansorge, and M. J. Hudson
  5:00 PM
How we Talk about Wildfires
Teenie Matlock, University of California, Merced, CA; and A. L. Westerling, T. M. Gann, T. Bergmann, and C. Banks
  5:15 PM