Engaging Social Sciences for Creating a Weather-Ready Nation - Part II

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
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, Washington, DC and Douglas Hilderbrand, NWS, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
  10:30 AM
July 1 2012 Derecho: DSS: Lara Pagano
  10:45 AM
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
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
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
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
A New National Weather Service Storm Surge Warning and Inundation Graphic
Jamie Rhome, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and R. Berg
  12:00 PM
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