2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 140 Monday, 19 October 2009
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Oregon Convention Center: D135/136

T134. Risks and Realities: Current Advances in Understanding Societal Risk and Resilience to Natural Hazards I (GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee, GSA Geoinformatics Division, GSA Engineering Geology Division, GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division)

Nathan J. Wood and Monica E. Gowan, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Welcome and Introduction
140-11:35 PM IMPLEMENTING GLOBAL AND NATIONAL FRAMEWORKS FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION: APPLEGATE, David, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 905, Reston, VA 20192, applegate@usgs.gov
140-21:55 PM A NATIONAL RESEARCH AGENDA FOR HAZARDS, RISK, AND RESILIENCE: GUNDERSEN, Linda C.S., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 911 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, lgundersen@usgs.gov
140-32:15 PM VARIATIONS IN POPULATION EXPOSURE AND SENSITIVITY TO LAHAR HAZARDS FROM MOUNT RAINIER, WASHINGTON: WOOD, Nathan J., Western Geographic Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Bldg. 10, Vancouver, WA 98683, nwood@usgs.gov and SOULARD, Christopher, Western Geographic Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
140-42:30 PM MODELING TSUNAMI EVACUATION OR SHELTER-IN-PLACE ALTERNATIVES FOR WAIKIKI, HAWAII: KIM, Karl, PANT, Pradip, and YAMASHITA, Eric, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawaii, Saunders 107, 2424 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822, karlk@hawaii.edu
140-52:45 PM SOCIETAL GEOHAZARD RISK AS A CONVERGENCE OF GEOLOGIC AND ANTHROPOGENIC HISTORIES: ROBERTS, Nicholas J., Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada, nickr@sfu.ca, GUZMÁN, Marco Antonio, Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas y del Medio Ambiente, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Av. Villazón 1995, Monoblock Central, La Paz, Bolivia, and HERMANNS, Reginald L., Geological Survey of Norway, Leiv Erikssons vei 39, Trondheim, NO-7491, Norway
140-63:00 PM MEASURING DISASTER RESILIENCE BY MEASURING HEALTH: GOWAN, Monica E., Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, monica.gowan@canterbury.ac.nz, KIRK, Ray, Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, JOHNSTON, David, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science/Massey University, PO Box 30 368, Lower Hutt, 5040, New Zealand, and RONAN, Kevin, Department of Behavioural & Social Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, 4702, Australia
140-73:15 PM ROLES FOR EARTH SCIENTISTS IN HELPING TO ENHANCE RESILIENCE TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL-HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF DISASTERS: PLUMLEE, Geoffrey S.1, MEEKER, Gregory P.2, HOEFEN, Todd M.3, MORMAN, Suzette A.4, ALPERS, Charles N.5, JONES, Lucile M.6, COX, Dale A.7, and PERRY, Suzanne C.6, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, MS964 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, gplumlee@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046 DFC, MS973, Denver, CO 80225-0046, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, MS964D Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, (4) Crustal Imaging and Characterization Team, U.S. Geological Survey, MS964D Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, (5) U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center, 6000 J St, Placer Hall, Sacramento, CA 95819, (6) U.S. Geological Survey, 525 South Wilson Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-3212, (7) U.S. Geological Survey, Modoc Hall, Suite 3005, 3020 State University Drive East, Sacramento, CA 95819
 3:30 PM Discussion: A national risk monitoring program -- what would it include?
140-83:45 PM NVEWS THREAT ASSESSMENT REVISITED: FINE-SCALE POPULATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FACILITY METRICS NEAR ACTIVE VOLCANOES: DIEFENBACH, Angela K., U.S. Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, #100, Vancouver, WA 98683, adiefenbach@usgs.gov, EWERT, John W., Cascades Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Vancouver, WA 98683, WOOD, Nathan J., Western Geographic Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Bldg. 10, Vancouver, WA 98683, and GUFFANTI, Marianne, U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192
140-94:00 PM ASSESSING VOLCANIC HAZARDS AND RISKS TO AVIATION: GUFFANTI, Marianne, U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, guffanti@usgs.gov, EWERT, John W., Cascades Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Vancouver, WA 98683, and MURRAY, Thomas L., Alaska Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, 4200 University Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
140-104:15 PM PYROCLASTICS AND POWER – VULNERABILITY OF HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS TO VOLCANIC ASHFALL HAZARDS: WARDMAN, Johnny1, WILSON, Thomas M.1, BODGER, Pat2, COLE, J.W.3, and JOHNSTON, David4, (1) Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, jbw52@student.canterbury.ac.nz, (2) Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, (3) Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand, (4) Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science/Massey University, PO Box 30 368, Lower Hutt, 5040, New Zealand
140-114:30 PM ECONOMIC RESILIENCE: LESSONS FROM THE ShakeOut EARTHQUAKE SCENARIO: WEIN, Anne M., Western Region Geography, USGS, Menlo Park, CA 94306, awein@usgs.gov and ROSE, Adam Z., USC, Los Angeles, CA 90089
140-124:45 PM Paper Withdrawn
140-135:00 PM PUSHING THE ENVELOPE – INNOVATIVE USES OF FEMA'S HAZUS-MH FOR ASSESSING RISK AND INFORMING POLICY MAKERS: LEVINE, Norman S., Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29407, levinen@cofc.edu, KAUFMAN, Charlie C., Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, WINE, J. Clayton III, Building Services, Charleston County, 4045 Bridge View Dr. Room A311, North Charleston, SC 29405, and ANDERSON, Eric K., Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Collge of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424
 5:15 PM Discussion: Risk and resilience research - what are the science and societal priorities?

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