Session No. G5 Wednesday, June 27, 2001

10:00 AM-1:10 PM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre: Tinto
G5. Public Communication of Environmental Issues and Hazards
Elizabeth Brouwers, Presiding
Start Time
10:00 AM Introductory Remarks
10:05 AM WHY WE NEED ACTIVE CITIZEN-GEOSCIENTISTS: APPLEGATE, David, American Geol Institute, 4220 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302-1502, applegate@agiweb.org.
10:35 AM PROPHETS OF DOOM: HAZARD SCIENTISTS AS COMMUNICATORS: MCGUIRE, Bill, Benfield Greig Hazard Research Centre, Univ College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT England, w.mcguire@ucl.ac.uk.
11:00 AM WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REALLY COMMUNICATE EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS INFORMATION? LESSONS LEARNED GOING FROM COMMUNICATION TO CO-INVESTIGATION IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA: WEAVER, Craig S., United States Geological Survey, at Dept. of Earth and Space Science, Box 351650, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, craig@geophys.washington.edu.
11:25 AM LANDSLIDE RISK MITIGATION: A REGIONAL SYSTEMS APPROACH TO A GLOBAL PROBLEM: UPDIKE, Randall G., Geologic Hazards Team, United States Geol Survey, Federal Center, Box 25046, M/S966, Denver, CO 80225, updike@usgs.gov.
11:45 AM TRANSATLANTIC SOIL DUST, A CASE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND PUBLIC EDUCATION: SHINN, Eugene A., Center for Coastal Geology, USGS, 600 4th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, eshinn@usgs.gov.
12:10 PM HEEDING WARNINGS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE: MOTE, Philip W. and MILES, Edward L., Climate Impacts Group, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, Box 354235, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-4235, philip@atmos.washington.edu
12:30 PM HOW EARTH SCIENTISTS CAN REACH OUT TO TEACHERS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FROM THE BAY AREA EARTH SCIENCE INSTITUTE: METZGER, Ellen P. and SEDLOCK, Richard L., Department of Geology, San Jose State Univ, San Jose, CA 95192-0102, metzger@geosun.sjsu.edu
12:50 PM A MODEL FOR PUBLIC COMMUNICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND HAZARDS: UZOCHUKWU, Godfrey A., Waste Management Institute, North Carolina A&T State Univ, Greensboro, NC 27411, uzo@ncat.edu.

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