Strengthening societal resilience by focusing on the interactions between natural hazards, the built environment, and human societies.
Scientific understanding of atmospheric hazards and their interconnectivity can contribute to international policy and disaster risk management.
Swings from snow drought to extreme winter rainfall make managing reservoirs, like the Oroville Dam, incredibly difficult. But what exactly is "snow drought"?
Real-time updates of storms will help forecasters track and predict where the most damage could occur.
A new alliance aims to integrate social and behavioral science into meteorological research and practice to help build resilience to natural disasters.