Responses to Natural Hazards

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
226AB (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 10th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Chair:  Kathleen Sherman-Morris, Geosciences, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS

Studies examining responses to severe weather, from behavioral (sheltering, evacuating) to cognitive or affective (anxiety, excitement). Documentation for recent events is particularly encouraged. Presentations for foundational research on this topic.

  10:30 AM
Value of Improved Hurricane Warnings: Risk Information and Factors Affecting Stated Preferences
Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Bostrom, R. E. Morss, J. L. Demuth, and H. Lazrus
  11:00 AM
The influence of message and hazard characteristics on intended behavior in three weather and climate scenarios
Kathleen Sherman-Morris, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS; and M. Warkentin, L. Strawderman, K. S. McNeal, P. Menard, and D. Carruth
  11:15 AM
Motivators and Important Factors Influencing Tornado Decisions in Oklahoma During May 2013
Julia K. Ross, National Weather Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates, Norman, OK; and D. LaDue and J. Correia Jr.
  11:30 AM