WRADS News & Events

New publication! Explicating experience: Development of a valid scale of past hazard experience for tornadoes; Authored by Julie Demuth; in press in Risk Analysis.

New publication in the Bulletin of the American Meteorology Society (cover paper, December 2017 issue): Hazardous Weather Prediction and Communication in the Modern Information Environment; Authored by Rebecca Morss, Julie Demuth, Heather Lazrus, and colleagues.

New National Academy of Sciences report: Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences within the Weather Enterprise; Authored by the Committee on Advancing the Social and Behavioral Science Research and Application within the Weather Enterprise (including Julie Demuth).

Invited keynote presentation by Rebecca Morss at Message Impossible? Communicating Weather Information in the Digital Age, a National Meeting of the Royal Meteorological Society (UK); 20 September 2017

Social science: Essential when the storm strikes; National Science Foundation video on how NSF-funded social, behavioral and economic science research improves hurricane risk communication, evacuation and recovery processes, featuring research by WRaDS researchers and collaborators

What to tell people to get them to evacuate before a hurricane hits ; Perspective by Cara Cuite and Rebecca Morss, Washington Post Outlook section, 8 September 2017 (front page in Sunday print version)

The Rising Voices 5 Workshop was held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado from April 13-15, 2017.

Managing dynamic flood risks in an urbanizing world; UGEC (Urbanization and Global Environmental Change) Viewpoints blog by Rebecca Morss (21 February 2017)

The Rising Voices 4 Workshop was held on the Big Island, Hawaii, July 6-8, 2016.

Weather Prediction Technology Improves, but Communication is "More Complicated"; by Jacob McCleland, featuring an interview with Julie Demuth (May 16, 2016)

The Rising Voices: Building Bridges Between Scientific and Indigenous Communities ; by Heather Lazrus, Bob Gough, and Julie Maldonado (April 26, 2016)

Picturing the Forecast: National Weather Service Graphics Developed with NCAR Research ; by David Hosansky, featuring WRaDS research (June 29, 2015)