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Sue Ellen Haupt, Branko Kosović, Scott W. McIntosh, Fei Chen, Kathleen Miller, Marshall Shepherd, Marcus Williams, and Sheldon Drobot

forecasting approach for improved turbine hub height wind speed predictions. Proc. WindPower 2011 , Anaheim, CA, . National Research Council , 2009 : Severe Space Weather Events–Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts: A Workshop Report: Extended Summary . The National Academies Press, 32 pp., . 10.17226/12643 NCAR , 2018 : Who we are. National Center for Atmospheric Research, accessed 29 January 2018, https

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Rebecca Page and Lisa Dilling

does not have the goal of being immediately relevant to a societal decisions ( Dilling and Lemos 2011 ). In pursuit of usable science, emphasis has been placed on coproduction ( Lemos and Morehouse 2005 ; Beier et al. 2017 ), the “process of producing usable, or actionable, science through collaboration between scientists and those who use science to make policy and management decisions” ( Meadow et al. 2015 , p. 179). Coproduction as a process has at its heart a focus on connecting researchers

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Benjamin A. Toms, Jeffrey B. Basara, and Yang Hong

, and, through retrospective analysis, multiple studies have developed meteorological parameterizations of road ice formation. The majority of the developed parameterizations emphasize hoarfrost formation, although numerous studies have also confirmed the risks associated with freezing fog and frozen precipitation. The goal of this study and the resultant developed model, RIM, was to develop a diagnostic and prognostic model to assist in the prevention of road ice–related impacts on societal

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Amber Silver and Jean Andrey

). These storms are among the most destructive atmospheric phenomena on Earth, and are “from a meteorological and climatological perspective, one of nature’s most challenging perils” ( Etkin et al. 2001 , p. 915). A substantial portion of the literature pertaining to the societal aspects of these intense storms focuses on the various factors that influence warning response. These factors may be either external to the individual or individual controlled. Examples of externally controlled factors include

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Alexander Hall

different national political, economic, and societal contexts that each NMS operates within. This paper explores one such history detailing the emergence of commercial services and a corporate identity at the MO, showing how early developments in the period 1945–65 are important for our understanding of the MO’s commercial shift in the 1980s and 90s, and more broadly of the emergence of the United Kingdom as a leading global supplier of weather services. Since 1990, when the MO became an executive

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Alexander G. Keul, Bernhard Brunner, John Allen, Katie A. Wilson, Mateusz Taszarek, Colin Price, Gary Soleiman, Sanjay Sharma, Partha Roy, Mat Said Aini, Abu Bakar Elistina, Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir, and Chandima Gomes

: Societal impacts of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes: Lessons learned and implications for Europe . Atmos. Res. , 67–68 , 135 – 152 , . 10.1016/S0169-8095(03)00048-6 Dotzek , N. , 2001 : Tornadoes in Germany . Atmos. Res. , 56 , 233 – 251 , . 10.1016/S0169-8095(00)00075-2 Douglas , M. , and A. Wildavsky , 1982 : Risk and Culture: An Essay on the Selection of Technological and Environmental

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Rebecca E. Morss and Mary H. Hayden

.g., Dash and Gladwin 2007 ; Lindell et al. 2007 ; Phillips and Morrow 2007 ). The current study augments this previous work by examining Hurricane Ike, which presents an interesting case for investigating societal aspects of hurricanes for several reasons. Although the Houston–Galveston area has experienced damaging tropical storms, Ike was the first hurricane to cause major damage in the area in decades. In 2005, Hurricane Rita threatened the area and produced widespread evacuations and traffic jams

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Brandon Lee D. Koch and Anna K. Panorska

1. Introduction Weather impacts our lives each and every day. For some people, weather has only a small impact on life, such as deciding what to wear on a given day. For others, though, weather can have a much larger impact, particularly on those who work outdoors, such as sportsmen in outdoor sports. One example of a weather affected sport is Major League Baseball (MLB). MLB games are played in 30 stadiums at various locations over the United States, which includes 1 stadium in Canada. Only 1

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Jason C. Senkbeil, Meganne S. Rockman, and John B. Mason

:// .] Glass, R. I. , Craven R. B. , Bregman D. J. , Stoll B. J. , Horowitz N. , Kerndt P. , and Winkle J. , 1980 : Injuries from the Wichita Falls tornado: Implications for prevention . Science , 207 , 734 – 738 . Hall, S. G. , and Ashley W. , 2008 : Effects of urban sprawl on the vulnerability to a significant tornado impact in northeastern Illinois . Nat. Hazards Rev. , 9 , 209 – 219 . Hammer, B. , and Schmidlin T. W. , 2002 : Response to warnings during the 3 May 1999

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Michael Paolisso, Ellen Douglas, Ashley Enrici, Paul Kirshen, Chris Watson, and Matthias Ruth

on adaptation ( Paavola and Adger 2006 ). These broad justice considerations are empirically based on the fact that adaptation to climate change consists of individual and group choices made in the context of present and predicted climate change impacts, societal concerns, and priorities and existing institutional decision-making structures and processes that bias particular distributions of resources, wealth, and power ( Paavola and Adger 2006 ). These choices and decisions are often

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