Science for Disaster Risk Reduction: From Integrated Research and Assessment of Risks to Communication and Engagements II

Monday, 14 December 2015: 10:20-12:20
309 (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Conveners:  Amir AghaKouchak, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, Upmanu Lall, Columbia Univ, New York, NY, United States and Ramesh P. Singh, Chapman University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Orange, CA, United States
Chairs:  Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany and Upmanu Lall, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Introductory Remarks
Promoting Disaster Science and Disaster Science Communities as Part of Sound Disaster Preparedness (Invited) (62152)
Marcia K McNutt, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, United States
What Can The Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership Do For Global Resilience? (79768)
Mari R Tye, Cindy L Bruyere and Greg J Holland, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Oil Slick Characterization Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (76962)
Cathleen E Jones1, Oyvind Breivik2, Camilla Brekke3, Stine Skrunes3 and Benjamin Holt1, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo, Norway, (3)UiT The Arctic University of Norway, tromso, Norway
Natural Disaster Risk and Engagement in the Arctic (Invited) (59130)
John C Eichelberger, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Office of the Graduate School, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Reducing disaster risk in rural Arctic communities through effective communication strategies (65363)
Yekaterina Y Kontar, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Decision making biases in the communication of earthquake risk (77234)
Matthew Brian Welsh1, Sandy Steacy1, Steve H. Begg2 and Daniel J Navarro2, (1)University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (2)University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
SAFRR AND Physics-Based Scenarios: The Power of Scientifically Credible Stories (83586)
Dale A Cox, USGS, Science Application for Risk Reduction (SAFRR), Pasadena, CA, United States
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