24th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Session 17A

 Societal impacts and stresses (Parallel with Sessions 17B and 17C)
 Organizer: Richard J. Murnane, Bermuda Biological Station for Research, Inc., Washington, DC
10:30 AM17A.1Tropical cyclone hazard assessment in the Northwest Pacific  
E. Rauch, Geoscience Research Group, Munich, Germany
17A.2Reinsurance Tropical Cyclone Model—Goals, Achievements, Questions  
Dörte Aller, Partner Reinsurance Company, Zürich, Switzerland; and R. Thomas
10:45 AM17A.3A stochastic, "basin-wide" model of Atlantic hurricanes  
Michael Drayton, Risk Management Solutions Ltd., London, United Kingdom
11:00 AM17A.4Trends in the ratio of damage to deaths caused by United States landfalling hurricanes  
Chris C. Robbins, NOAA/NHC/TPC, Miami, FL; and J. Gross
11:15 AM17A.5Hurricane vulnerability and changes in vulnerability for coastal counties in the United States from 1961 to 1991  
David Whitehead, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. B. Elsner
11:30 AM17A.6Costs and Benefits of Hurricane forecasting  
Hugh E. Willoughby, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
11:45 AM17A.7Business Case for the National Hurricane Center  
Jerry D. Jarrell, Polk City, FL; and K. F. Williams

Saturday, 27 May 2000: 10:30 AM-12:15 PM

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