Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts

Program Chairs: Russ S. Schumacher , Colorado State Univ. ; Kimberly E. Klockow , NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
1
How We Got Here: The Movement to Blend Myriad Human-based Academic Traditions into the Atmospheric Sciences
Location: 615 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; and the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Moderators: Kimberly E. Klockow, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality; Russ S. Schumacher, Colorado State Univ.
Panelists: James Bergman, Michigan State University; Eve Gruntfest, Resilient Communities Research Institute; Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR; Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS
11:00 AM
Panelist
James Bergman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
11:15 AM
Panelist
Eve Gruntfest, NCAR, Boulder, CO
11:30 AM
Panelist
Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO

11:45 AM
Panelist
Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
2
Observations of Forecasting
Location: 615 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Moderator: Daniel Nietfeld, NOAA/OAR/ESRL
Panelists: Phaedra Daipha, Rutgers University; Jack R. Friedman, Univ. of Oklahoma; Daphne LaDue, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; Richard Smith, NOAA/NWSFO
1:30 PM
Panelist
Phaedra Daipha, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1:45 PM
Panelist
Jack R. Friedman, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2:00 PM
Panelist
Daphne LaDue, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2:15 PM
Panelist
Richard Smith, NOAA/NWSFO, Norman, OK

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Themed Joint Poster Session 1
Summaries of Research Findings from Across the Many Academic Traditions That Contribute to Observation-based Knowledge of Human Dimensions of Weather, Water, and Climate
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
1
The Great Lakes Adaptation Data Suite: Providing a Coherent Collection of Climate Data for the Great Lakes Region
Omar C. Gates, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and K. Channell, D. Brown, W. Baule, D. J. Schwab, C. Riseng, and A. Gronewold

2
The National Weather Service: A Culture of Prediction?
Christina C. Crowe, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. Werner, J. E. Ten Hoeve III, and A. Bleistein


Themed Joint Poster Session 2
Descriptions of New and Promising Approaches for Acquiring or Analyzing Observations of Individuals, Societies, or Cultures
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
3
The Treaty of Waitangi and Research
Harvey Stern, Univ. of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; and J. Deverell
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (544.9 kB)

4
Photographic Observations of Oklahoma's Deadliest Tornadoes
Ashley Allen, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

5
Understanding Risk Communications with Vulnerable Populations: Designing Focus Groups Research Using Data From Multiple Sources
Jen Henderson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA; and H. Lazrus, O. Wilhelmi, R. E. Morss, and A. Dietrich

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
3
Observations of Communication
Location: 615 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Moderator: Gina M. Eosco, Eastern Reseach Group
Panelists: Jennifer Henderson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center; Susan Joslyn, University of Washington; Brenda J. Philips, UMASS Amherst; Kate Starbird, University of Washington; Ed Maibach, George Mason University
4:00 PM
Panelist
Jennifer Henderson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
4:15 PM
Panelist
Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center, Easton, PA
4:30 PM
Panelist
Susan Joslyn, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
4:45 PM
Panelist
Brenda J. Philips, UMASS Amherst, Amherst, MA
5:00 PM
Panelist
Kate Starbird, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

5:15 PM
Panelist
Ed Maibach, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
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Observations of Communities
Location: 615 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Moderator: Randy A. Peppler, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma
Panelists: Michael Egnoto, University of Maryland; Heather Lazrus, NCAR; Scott Miles, University of Washington; Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR
8:30 AM
Panelist
Michael Egnoto, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

8:45 AM
Panelist
Heather Lazrus, NCAR, Boulder, CO
9:00 AM
Panelist
Scott Miles, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
9:15 AM
Panelist
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO
9:30 AM
Discussant - Randy Peppler

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
5
Where We Go From Here: Observational Needs to Support a Thriving Weather and Climate Enterprise
Location: 615 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Moderators: Kimberly E. Klockow, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality; Russ S. Schumacher, Colorado State Univ.
Panelists: Ann Bostrom, University of Washington; William Hooke, AMS Policy Program; Lans Rothfusz, NSSL; Susan Joslyn, University of Washington
Speaker: Desiree Matel-Anderson, Field Innovation Team
10:30 AM
Panelist
Ann Bostrom, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
10:45 AM
Panelist
William Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC

11:00 AM
Panelist
Lans Rothfusz, NSSL, Norman, OK
11:15 AM
Panelist
Susan Joslyn, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

11:30 AM
Speaker
Desiree Matel-Anderson, Field Innovation Team, Heber City, UT

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )