Second Special Session on Heat Health (Expanded View)

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Monday, 30 January 2006
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday
Registration Continues through Thursday, 2 February
9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Monday, A310
Session 1 Operation and Development of the New NWS Heat/Health Systems
Organizer: Mark Tew, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
9:00 AM1.1Progress in the Nationalization of National Weather Service Heat/Health Warning Systems  
Mark A. Tew, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. C. Young and J. G. Ferrell
9:15 AM1.2The new generation of heat/health warning systems: how they work  
Laurence Kalkstein, University of Delaware, Marco Island, FL
9:30 AM1.3Utilizing the latest-generation excessive heat concepts in NOAA's National Weather Service forecast office operational environment  
Gary Szatkowski, NOAA/National Weather Service, Mount Holly, NJ
9:45 AM1.4Using the System in Hot Summer Climates: Special Challenges  
Anton F. Haffer, NOAA/NWSFO, Phoenix, AZ; and J. A. Skindlov
10:15 AM-10:45 AM, Monday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer (M1)
10:45 AM-12:15 PM, Monday, A310
Session 2 System Implementation and Intervention Activities to Lessen Heat/Health Problems
Organizer: Laurence S. Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE
10:45 AM2.0Hyperthermia Deaths of Children in Vehicles  
Jan Null, Golden Gate Weather Services, Fremont, CA
11:00 AM2.1A survey of the public perception and response to heat warnings and advisories  
Scott C. Sheridan, Department of Geography, Kent State University, Kent, OH
11:15 AM2.2How Does the National Weather Service Interact with Stakeholders? Outreach from the Perspective of a Warning Coordination Meteorologist  
Henry E. (Ted) Buehner, NOAA/NWS, Seattle, WA
11:30 AM2.3EPA's Role in Saving Lives in Vulnerable Urban Areas  
Jason Samenow, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC; and A. D. Perrin
11:45 AM2.4Development of a response guidebook for excessive heat events  
David M. Mills, Stratus Consulting Inc., Boulder, CO
12:00 PM2.5The Analog City Study: What if the 2003 European Heat Wave Occurred in a Major U.S City?  
J. Scott Greene, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. Kalkstein
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
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (M2)
5:30 PM, Monday
Sessions end for the day (M)
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM, Monday
Holton Symposium Banquet

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