Session 3A International Applications: Making Environmental Hazard Science Useful, Usable, and Used

Monday, 8 January 2018: 2:00 PM-4:15 PM
Room 17A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 34th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Ian Lisk, Met Office, Environmental Hazards, Exeter and Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Forecast Department, Reading

Ensuring that environmental hazard impact information is based on the best science and is available and of value to those that need it is fundamentally important if societies are to be able to plan, prepare, respond, and recover from such disasters. This session welcomes presentations on how scientifically based environmental hazard information can be made useful, usable, and used.

2:00 PM
Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas
David S. Green, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC; and J. J. Murray and T. M. Stough
2:15 PM
Hazard Impact Framework: Developing Multi-Hazard Impact Models
Rebecca Hemingway, Met Office, Exeter, UK; and J. Mooney, O. Gunawan, T. Aldridge, and I. Lisk
2:30 PM
The ARISTOTLE Multi-Hazard Expert Advice System for EU Disaster Response
Gavin Iley, UKMO, Exeter, UK; and G. Wotawa, D. Arnold, and A. Michelini
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Discovery of Hidden Vulnerabilities in Critical Infrastructures
Alessandro Coletti, SMRC, Sterling, VA; and A. De Nicola, M. L. Villani, and G. Vicoli
3:15 PM
Forecasting Flood Hazard on Real Time: Implementation of a New Surrogate Model for Hydrometeorological Events in an Andean Watershed
Maria Teresa Contreras, Univ. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and C. Escauriaza, A. Taflanidis, and J. Westerink
3:30 PM
The Gap between Availability and Use of Remotely Sensed Climate and Weather Data
Andrew Kruczkiewicz, IRI/Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Palisades, NY
3:45 PM

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