First Symposium on Policy Research (Expanded View)

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Saturday, 28 January 2006
7:30 AM-7:31 AM, Saturday
Short Course and Student Conference Registration
Sunday, 29 January 2006
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 30 January 2006
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday
Registration Continues through Thursday, 2 February
12:00 PM-1:10 PM, Monday
Plenary Session 1 AMS Forum Kick-Off Luncheon (Cash & Carry available in the Meeting Room Foyer)
Chairs: Sue Grimmond, King's College, London United Kingdom; Steven Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA; Mark Andrews, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
12:00 PMPL1.1Forum opening  
Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and M. Andrews, C. S. B. Grimmond, and S. R. Hanna
12:10 PMPL1.2How should we compare and evaluate urban land surface models?  
Martin Best, Met Office, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Stanley Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM, Monday
Holton Symposium Banquet
Tuesday, 31 January 2006
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday
Exhbits Open (T)
12:15 PM, Tuesday
Plenary Session Presidential Forum with Boxed Lunch (Lunch will be available for purchase outside the meeting room.)
Wednesday, 1 February 2006
8:30 AM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, A307
Session 1 Policy Research in the Earth System Sciences
Organizers: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; Roger Pulwarty, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks  
8:45 AM1.1In search of new options: characterizing and defining atmospheric science policy research  
Genevieve E. Maricle, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. Dilling and R. A. Pielke
9:00 AM1.2Emerging issues in using space for managing the planet: policy, law, and economics  
Ray A. Williamson, Space Policy Institute, George Washington University, Washington, DC; and H. R. Hertzfeld
9:15 AM1.3The role of intermediary organizations and knowledge communities in bridging barriers  extended abstract wrf recording
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK
9:30 AM1.4Social Science Research Needs: A Focus on Vulnerable Populations, Forecasting and Warnings  
Betty Morrow, Consulting Sociologist, Miami, Florida; and B. D. Phillips
9:45 AMCoffee Break in the Meeting Room Foyer  
10:00 AM1.5Weather and Society * Integrated Studies (WAS*IS): Developing the next generation of weather researchers and users  
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Gruntfest and J. Lazo
Joel B. Gratz, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
10:30 AM1.7Policy research on observing network design for weather prediction  
Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO
10:45 AM1.8Assessing science policies for climate research: New options for organizing research in support of decision making under uncertainty  
Lisa Dilling, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. Pielke, Jr. and D. Sarewitz
11:00 AM1.9Integrating atmospheric science into air quality planning: Challenges and opportunities  
Daniel S. Cohan, Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta, GA
11:15 AM1.10Indentifying a desirable air quality for Atlanta in 2050  
Ed Weber, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and D. Noonan
11:30 AM1.11Opportunities for policy research: A view from the House Science Committee  
Johannes Loschnigg, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Washington, DC
11:45 AMLunch Break (Cash and Carry Available in the Exhibit Hall; Exhibit Hours 11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.)  
1:15 PM1.12Organizational Communication and Decision Making in Hurricane Emergencies  
Walter G. Peacock, Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; and M. K. Lindell and C. S. Prater
1:30 PM1.13Hurricane Forecasting: The State of the Art  
Hugh E. Willoughby, International Hurricane Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL; and E. Rappaport and F. D. Marks
1:45 PM1.14Evacuation Decision Making and Behavioral Responses: Individual and Household  
Hugh Gladwin, Florida International University, North Miami, FL; and N. Dash
2:00 PM1.15Developing a Consensus Social Science Research Agenda for the Hurricane Forecast and Warning System  
Walter G. Peacock, Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; and H. E. Willoughby, B. Morrow, H. Gladwin, and J. K. Lazo
2:15 PMPoster Session  
4:00 PM1.16The contribution of science to community based climate adaptation initiatives   wrf recording
Amanda Lynch, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; and R. D. Brunner and J. A. Maslanik
4:15 PM1.17Applying science policy research: The case of the carbon cycle science program  
Lisa Dilling, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. E. Maricle and R. A. Pielke
4:30 PM1.18Role of landscape changes in water consumption for water policy in humid environments  
Richard T. McNider, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Christy, J. Cruise, R. Marcus, and A. Limaye
1.19Climate change and organizational learning in the context of watershed management  
Sarah Michaels, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada; and N. Goucher and D. D. P. McCarthy
4:45 PM1.20An integrated model for sustainable management of water resources in south Florida  
Sajjad Ahmad, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; and G. Podesta, F. Miralles-Wilhelm, and R. Garcia-Martinez
5:00 PM1.21Keepers of the flame: The role and use of climate in national and regional fire policy  
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. S. Pulwarty
5:15 PMSessions end for the day  
11:00 AM-7:30 PM, Wednesday
Exhibits Open (W)
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Wednesday
Reception in the Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM, Wednesday
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 2 February 2006
12:00 AM, Thursday
Symposium Ends
8:30 AM-12:00 PM, Thursday, A307
Session 2 Economics and Weather: Methods and Applications
Organizers: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; Roger Pulwarty, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO
8:30 AM2.1The Sensitivity of United States Economic Sectors to Weather Variability  
Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. H. L. Larsen
8:45 AM2.2Willingness to Purchase Insurance for Low Probability, Low Loss Natural Hazard Risk   wrf recording
John C. Whitehead, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
9:00 AM2.3The overlap in scientist's and reinsurer's interests in assessing, modeling, and monitoring the impacts of extreme climate events  extended abstract
Richard J. Murnane, Bermuda Biological Station for Research, Garrett Park, MD; and H. F. Diaz
9:15 AM2.4The Miami Hurricane Event Market (MAHEM): A Hurricane Futures Market  
David Letson, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and D. S. Nolan, D. Kelly, and F. Nelson
9:30 AM2.5The Economic Value of Hurricane Forecasts: An Overview and Research Needs  
David Letson, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and J. K. Lazo and D. Sutter
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AM2.6Severe Weather and Bank Performance  
B.T. Ewing, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and S. E. Hein and J. B. Kruse
11:15 AM2.7U.S. Flood Damage: future expectations based upon historical trends  
Erik Noble, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, Boulder, CO
11:30 AM2.8The Benefits and Cost of NEXRAD Weather Radar  
Daniel Sutter, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. M. Simmons
11:45 AM2.9Replicating Innovation: Successes and Challenges  extended abstract wrf recording
Dale A. Morris, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and M. A. Shafer and D. S. Arndt
12:15 PM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall) (Th)
3:00 PM, Thursday
Registration Desk Closes
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday
Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall and AMS IPOD Raffle (Th2)
4:00 PM, Thursday
Exhibit Close
6:00 PM, Thursday
Lilly Symposium Banquet

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