Natural Hazards

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NH001. Advances in Disaster Informatics and Imagery Analysis to Build Resilience to Extreme Events
Bandana Kar | Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Olufemi Omitaomu | Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Margaret Glasscoe | JPL-Caltech
ZhiQiang Chen | University of Missouri Kansas City
NH002. Advances in Drought Risk Management: Forecasting, Monitoring, Assessment, and Response.
Ted Veldkamp | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Chris Funk | University of California Santa Barbara
Jeroen Aerts | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Brenden Jongman | Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery
NH003. Advances in Landslide Science to Assess Landslide Hazards and Risk
Ben Leshchinsky | Oregon State University
Jonathan Godt | USGS
Ching Hung | National Cheng Kung University
Matthew Crawford | Kentucky Geological Survey Lexington
NH004. Asteroids: Surveys, Characterization, Impact Risk, and Mitigation
Souheil Ezzedine | Univ California LLNL
Brent Barbee | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Catherine Plesko | Los Alamos National Laboratory
Doris Daou | NASA Ames Research Center
NH005. Benchmarks for Extreme Space Weather Events
Seth Jonas | Science and Technology Policy Institute
William Murtagh | NOAA Boulder
NH006. Citizen Science for Building Resilience to Natural Hazards
Jonathan Paul | Imperial College London
Wei Liu | IIASA
David Hannah | University of Birmingham
NH007. Communicating Weather Hazard Risk to a General Audience
Amanda Weigel | University of Alabama in Huntsville
Leigh Sinclair | University of Alabama in Huntsville
Jordan Bell | NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
NH008. Compound and Cascading Events: an Emerging Challenge for Natural Hazard Risk Assessment and Management
Philip Ward | IVM - VU University Amsterdam
Antonia Sebastian | Rice University
Thomas Wahl | University of Central Florida
Jakob Zscheischler | ETH Zurich
NH009. Disaster Diplomacy: Transcending Academic and National Boundaries to Reduce Disaster Risks
Yekaterina Kontar | Tufts University
Alik Ismail-Zadeh | Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
John LaBrecque | IUGG Commission on Geophysical Risk and Sustainability (GeoRisk Commission)
NH010. Earth Science Applications Using SmallSat Data
Bradley Zavodsky | NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
John Murray | NASA Langley Research Center
David Green | NASA Headquarters
Marie Colton | Harris Corporation Melbourne
NH011. Engaging Science to Enhance Preparedness for Regional and National-Level Response to Volcanic Eruptions
Erika Kohler | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Seth Moran | USGS
Tobias Fischer | University of New Mexico
NH012. Environmental hazards from climate change and urbanization: science and technology to build community resilience
Jiayong Liang | Ohio State University Main Campus
Kangning Huang | Yale University
NH013. Extreme sea levels: statistics, impacts, and adaptation
Thomas Wahl | University of Central Florida
Peter Ruggiero | Oregon State University
Ivan Haigh | Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
William Sweet | NOAA/NOS
NH014. Flood Warning and Inundation during Severe Storms of 2017
Nick Fang | University of Texas at Arlington
Philip Bedient | Rice University
Clint Dawson | University of Texas at Austin
NH016. Ground, Buoys,  Satellite and Model Data: Integrated Approach For Monitoring, Damage Assessment and Early Warning of Natural Hazards
Y Tony Song | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Sudipta Sarkar | NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterScience Systems and Applications, Inc.
Maribeth Stolzenburg | University of Mississippi Main Campus
Ramesh Singh | Chapman University
NH017. Hydrometeorological Extremes and their relation to Earth System Dynamics
Naresh Devineni | CUNY City College
Julia Hall | Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Rui Perdigão | Vienna University of Technology
Nasser Najibi | CUNY City College
NH018. Improving Earthquake Hazard and Loss Assessments by combining modeled, remote-sensed, crowd-source, and ground-truth data
David Wald | USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Sang-Ho Yun | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
David Lallemant | Earth Observatory of Singapore
Haeyoung Noh | Carnegie Mellon University
NH019. Integrated Approaches for Assessing Future Flooding Potential
Joseph Kanney | US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Karen Ryberg | USGS Dakota Water Science Center
Stephanie Devlin-Gill | U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Meredith Carr | U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NH020. Integrated Flood Modeling
Liv Herdman | USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center Santa Cruz
Jungho Kim | Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
NH021. Interdisciplinary Tsunami Science
Finn Løvholt | Norwegian Geotechnical Institute
Kelly Stroker | National Centers for Environmental Information
Pilarczyk Jessica | University of Southern Mississippi
Stefano Lorito | Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
NH022. Ionospheric and Atmospheric Responses to Multiple Natural Hazards
Giorgio Savastano | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Xing Meng | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Kosuke Heki | Hokkaido University
Elvira Astafyeva | IPGP - Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
NH023. Landslide Remote Sensing, InSAR Based Monitoring, Modeling, and Early Warning
Thomas Oommen | Michigan Technological University
Zhong Lu | Southern Methodist University
Jean-Philippe Malet | Institut de Physique du Globe Strasbourg
Dalia Kirschbaum | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NH024. Mitigating Disaster Impact Using Earth Observations and Risk Visualization
Laura Rogers | NASA Langley Research Center
Shanna McClain | NASA Headquarters
David Borges | Booz Allen Hamilton
John Murray | NASA Langley Research Center
NH025. One year on: further research into the cause and impacts of the 2017 Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Courtney Thompson | Texas A&M University College Station
Lesley Wyborn | Australian National University
Guido Cervone | Pennsylvania State University Main Campus
Jeffrey Nittrouer | Rice University
NH026. Predicting Extreme Events to Build Resilience to Natural Hazards
Raymond Schmitt | Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Albert Kettner | University of Colorado
Michael Liemohn | University of Michigan
NH027. Pre-Earthquake Processes: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Earthquake Prediction Studies
Dimitar Ouzounov | Chapman University
Sergey Pulinets | Space Research Institute (IKI)
Katsumi Hattori | Graduate School of Science, Chiba University
Patrick Taylor | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NH028. Quantifying Uncertainty in Probabilistic Storm Surge Estimates
Joseph Kanney | US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Stephen Breithaupt | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Norberto Nadal-Caraballo | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Victor Gonzalez | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
NH029. Recent Advances and Experience in Riverine Probabilistic Flood Hazard Assessment
Meredith Carr | Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Joseph Kanney | Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Michelle Bensi | University of Maryland College Park
Stephen Breithaupt | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
NH030. Remote Sensing: Monitoring, Prediction, and Hazard Mitigation of Hydroclimatic Extreme Events
Daniel Wright | University of Wisconsin Madison
Guy Schumann | Remote Sensing Solutions, Inc.
Phu Nguyen | UC Irvine
Ali Mehran | University of California Los Angeles
NH031. Research, Risk Analysis, Monitoring, Forecasting, and Mitigation of Natural Hazards in a Dynamic, Changing World
Thian Yew Gan | University of Alberta
Qingyun Duan | Beijing Normal University
Stephen Ambrose | Woolpert, Inc
NH032. Risk Management of Natural Hazards in Urban Regions
Qiang Dai | Nanjing Normal UniversityUniversity of Bristol
Jiahong Liu | China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
Dawei Han | University of Bristol
Ni-Bin Chang | University of Central Florida
NH033. Risk, Resilience, Response and Recovery: Early Career Professionals Engaged in Natural Hazards Research and Applications
Jordan Bell | University of Alabama in Huntsville/NASA Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center
David Green | NASA Headquarters
John Murray | NASA Langley Research Center
Timothy Stough | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Andrew Molthan | NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
NH034. The Collection of Natural Hazard, Exposure and Vulnerability Data for Use in Risk Assessments and Other Novel Purposes
Richard Murnane | Organization Not Listed
Stuart Fraser | Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, World Bank
Nicolas Pondard | Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery
Carmine Galasso | University College London
NH035. Tsunami Research and Early Warning
Y Tony Song | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Kenji Satake | University of Tokyo
Sergio Barrientos | Universidad de Chile
NH036. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Geosciences: Research and Development
Peter Webley | University of Alaska Fairbanks
Sabastien Biraud | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
David Pieri | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Matthew Fladeland | NASA Ames Research Ctr
NH037. Wildfire and Post-Fire Risk and Recovery Assessment in the Human-Natural System Continuum
Shenyue Jia | Chapman UniversityChapman University
Son Nghiem | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jinwon Kim | Korean Meteorological Administration
Armando Gonzalez-Caban | USDA Forest Service
Seung Hee Kim | Chapman University
NH038. Wildfires: Pushing the Limits of Predictability with Big Data, Big Models, and Machine Learning
Nataliya Le Vine | Swiss Re
Amber Soja | National Institute of Aerospace
Claudia Vitolo | ECMWF
Christian Klose | Swiss Re
B051. Modeling the why, where and when of regional forest decline
Chuixiang Yi | CUNY Queens College
George Hendrey | CUNY Queens College
ED051. Sustaining K-12 Geoscience Education: The Role of Academic & Professional Societies
Sadredin Moosavi | Geological Society of America
Suzanne Metlay | Western Governors University
G024. The Role of Geodesy and Remote Sensing in Preparedness, Hazard Monitoring, and Disaster Response
Edwin Nissen | University of Victoria
Susanna Ebmeier | University of Oxford
Kenneth Hudnut | USGS
GC025. Climate-Hydrology-Human Interactions and Their Implications on Hydroclimate Extremes in a Changing Environment
Xing Yuan | Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zong-Liang Yang | University of Texas at Austin
Ming Pan | Princeton University
Niko Wanders | Utrecht University
Pavel Groisman | Hydrology Science and Services CorpShirshov Institute of Oceanology
Shamil Maksyutov | NIES
Sergey Gulev | P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS,
Dmitry Streletskiy | George Washington University
GH013. Global Warming, Urban Heat Island and Public Health: Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaption
Kevin Czajkowski | University of Toledo
Nguyen Anh | National Central University
Yuei-An Liou | National Central University
GH017. Natural, Anthropogenic, Biogenic Air Emissions and Human Health
Ramesh Singh | Chapman University
Gabriel Filippelli | IUPUI
Minghua Zhang | SUNY Stony Brook
GH018. Ocean Health,Environmental Hazards, and Social Justice :Information and Communication for Resilience and Sustainability of GeoHealth.
Kalpana Chaudhari |
PT Karule | YCCE,Nagpur
Pasquale de Toro | Interdepartmental Research Center in Urban Planning ‘Alberto Calza Bini’, The University of Naples ‘Federico II’
Maria Cerreta | "Planning and Sustainable Design of the Port Areas", The University of Naples ‘Federico II’
H007. Advances in Integrated Observations, Modeling and Predictions for Weather, Climate, and Impact Assessments
Ana Nunes | UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Valeriy Ivanov | University of Michigan
Richard Lawford | Morgan State University
H048. Drought in tropical and subtropical humid environments: Dynamics, impacts, resilience, and mitigation
Frances O'Donnell | Auburn University
Di Tian | Auburn University
Christopher Burton | Auburn University
Martin Medina-Elizalde | Auburn University
H062. Global Floods: Forecasting, Monitoring, Risk Assessment, and Socioeconomic Response
Huan Wu | Sun Yat-Sen University
Donglian Sun | George Mason University Fairfax
Philip Ward | IVM - VU University Amsterdam
Dennis Lettenmaier | University of California, Los Angeles
H070. Hydrologic Applications for Global Water Security
William Logan | U.S. Army Corps of EngineersInternational Center for Integrated Water Resources Management
Anil Mishra | UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP)
Aleix Serrat-Capdevila | The World Bank
Roger Pulwarty | NOAA
H078. Integrated Frameworks and Methods for Drought Risk Analysis: From Hazard to Impact
Jim Hall | University of Oxford
Amir AghaKouchak | University of California Irvine
Xiaogang He | Princeton University
Ted Veldkamp | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
NG010. Statistical Geodynamics and Hazard Cascades
John Rundle | University of California Davis
Seth Stein | Northwestern Univ
Molly Luginbuhl | University of California Davis
Alexis Giguere | University of California Davis
PA047. Progress Towards Enhancing National Preparedness for Space Weather
William Murtagh | NOAA Boulder
Steven Clarke | NASA Headquarters
Seth Jonas | Science and Technology Policy Institute
S003. Beyond the earthquake cycle – field and modeling constraints of earthquake rupture along complex-geometry fault systems and implications for seismic hazard assessment
Olaf Zielke | KAUST
Oona Scotti | IRSN Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire
Paul Mai | Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Laura Peruzza | National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics OGS
U004. Cities and Geophysics, lessons from the past and challenges for the future
Daniel Schertzer | U. Paris-Est
Soroosh Sorooshian | Univ California Irvine
ML Kavvas | Univ California Davis
Stefano Tinti | Univ Bologna
U005. Critical GeoHealth Disaster Research to Support Response, Recovery, and Future Preparedness
Claire Horwell | Durham University
Ramesh Singh | Chapman University
Benjamin Zaitchik | Johns Hopkins University
Aubrey Miller | National Institutes of Health
U022. Toward a More Resilient Global Society.
Amir AghaKouchak | University of California, Irvine
Ben van der Pluijm | University of Michigan Ann Arbor
V027. Interdisciplinary Characterization of Volcanic Explosion Source Dynamics
Kathleen McKee | Carnegie Institution for Science
Sarah Albert | Sandia National Laboratories
Benjamin Andrews | Smithsonian Institution
Maurizio Ripepe | Universita di Firenze
V033. Rates and timescales of magma transport and storage from mantle source to emplacement or eruption
Maurizio Petrelli | University of Perugia
Stephan Kolzenburg | McGill University / LMU Munich
Georg Zellmer | Massey University
Danilo Di Genova | Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich