We thank Walt Peacock and Carla Prater at the Texas A&M University HRRC for sharing their mail survey questionnaires and for their insightful comments on the project and our questionnaire. We also thank Carla Prater for providing interview training for the students and Eve Gruntfest for providing comments on our questionnaire. The project and manuscript also benefited from discussions with and comments from Arlene Laing, Julie Demuth, John Nielsen-Gammon, and Courtney Schumacher. We are grateful to Lauri Hampshire and Lauren Leggett for providing free accommodations to the students during the survey. We also thank Richard Orville, the head of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University, for allocating department funds to purchase the digital voice records and for student’s travel support. NCAR’s Societal Impacts Program provided funding for REM’s travel for the project. This research is partially funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research through the Young Investigator’s Program (Award N000140410471).
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