2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 164 Tuesday, 20 October 2009
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: D135/136

T134. Risks and Realities: Current Advances in Understanding Societal Risk and Resilience to Natural Hazards II (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
 8:00 AM Introduction
164-18:05 AM THE USGS TOOLBOX FOR EARTHQUAKE PLANNING AND RESPONSE: HAYES, Gavin P.1, WALD, David J.1, EARLE, Paul S.1, JAISWAL, Kishor1, LIN, Kuo-Wan1, MARANO, Kristin1, and HEARNE, Michael G.2, (1) National Earthquake Information Center, USGS, PO Box 25046, MS-966, Denver, CO 80225, ghayes@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046 MS 966, Denver, CO 80225
164-28:25 AM WARNING CALIFORNIA: DEVELOPMENT OF A STATEWIDE ADVANCED EARTHQUAKE ALERT PROTOTYPE: ALLEN, Richard1, BÍSE, Maren2, BROWN, Holly3, CUA, Georgia4, GIVEN, Doug5, FISCHER, Michael4, HAUKSSON, Egill2, HEATON, Tom2, HELLWEG, Margaret3, JORDAN, Tom6, KHAINOVSKI, Oleg3, MAECHLING, Phil6, NEUHAUSER, Doug3, OPPENHEIMER, David7, and SOLANKI, Kalpesh2, (1) University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, rallen@berkeley.edu, (2) California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, (3) Earth & Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, (4) ETH Zurich, Zurich, (5) USGS, Pasadena, CA, (6) USC/SCEC, Los Angeles, CA, (7) USGS, Menlo Park, CA
164-38:45 AM THE FUTURE OF EARTHQUAKE MONITORING FOR HAZARD MITIGATION IN THE PacNW: VIDALE, John1, BODIN, Paul2, GOMBERG, Joan3, MALONE, Steve1, and YELIN, Tom3, (1) University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, vidale@uw.edu, (2) Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, (3) USGS, Seattle, WA 98195
164-49:00 AM NOAA/USGS DEMONSTRATION FLASH FLOOD AND DEBRIS FLOW EARLY-WARNING SYSTEM FOR RECENTLY BURNED AREAS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM FOUR YEARS OF OPERATION: CANNON, Susan H.1, LABER, Jayme L.2, JACKSON, Mark2, WERNER, Kevin3, and RESTREPO, Pedro4, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 25046, Mail Stop 966, Denver, CO 80225-0046, cannon@usgs.gov, (2) National Weather Service, 520 North Elevar Street, Oxnard, CA 93030, (3) NOAA/NWS River Forecast Center, 2242 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (4) NOAA/NWS/Office of Hydrologic Development, 1325 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910
 9:15 AM Discussion: Warning Systems -- what needs improvement?
164-59:30 AM BACK OFF: WE'RE SCIENTISTS! MYTH VS. REALITY AND HOW TO COMMUNICATE RISK RELATED TO NATURAL HAZARDS: RUBIN, Jeffrey, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, 11945 SW 70th Ave, Tigard, OR 97223, jeff.rubin@tvfr.com
164-69:45 AM A NEW APPROACH IN EARTHQUAKE RISK RELATED PRESENTATIONS FOR PUBLIC AUDIENCES: RODDEY, James, Earth Sciences Information Officer, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 800 NE Oregon St., #28, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232, james.roddey@dogami.state.or.us
 10:00 AM Discussion: Risk communication -- lessons learned from the field
164-710:15 AM TSUNAMI EVACUATION BUILDINGS AS A RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTION: WANG, Yumei, Geohazards Section, Oregon Dept of Geology & Mineral Industries, 800 NE Oregon St, Ste 965, #28, Portland, OR 97232, yumei.wang@dogami.state.or.us and COX, Daniel, School of Civil & Construction Engineering, Oregon State University, O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory, Corvallis, OR 97331-3212
164-910:30 AM COMMUNITY HAZARD PERCEPTIONS AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS BEFORE AND AFTER THE 2005 ERUPTION OF SANTA ANA (ILAMATEPEC) VOLCANO, EL SALVADOR: BOWMAN, Luke J., Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, ljbowman@mtu.edu
164-810:45 AM Paper Withdrawn
164-1010:45 AM IMPACTS ON CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOLLOWING THE MAY 2008 CHAITÚN ERUPTION IN PATAGONIA: WILSON, Thomas M.1, LEONARD, Graham S.2, STEWART, Carol3, VILLAROSA, Gustavo4, ROVERE, Elizabeth I.5, BAXTER, Peter J.6, JOHNSTON, David2, and CRONIN, Shane J.7, (1) Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, thomas.wilson@canterbury.ac.nz, (2) Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science/Massey University, PO Box 30 368, Lower Hutt, 5040, New Zealand, (3) Private consultant, 37 Harland St, Vogeltown, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand, (4) Instituto de investigaciones en biodiversidad y medioambiente (INIBIOMA) CONICET, Universidad Nacional del Comahue Quintral, 1250 8400 Bariloche, Argentina, (5) Geological Survey of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (6) Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (7) Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Palmerston North, 11222, New Zealand
164-1111:00 AM CAN VOLCANIC ASH POISON WATER SUPPLIES?: STEWART, Carol1, PIZZOLON, Lino2, WILSON, Thomas M.3, LEONARD, Graham S.4, VILLAROSA, Gustavo5, JOHNSTON, David4, CRONIN, Shane J.6, and BAXTER, Peter J.7, (1) Private consultant, 37 Harland St, Vogeltown, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand, stewart.carol@xtra.co.nz, (2) Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, National University of Patagonia, Sarmiento 849, Esquel, 9200, Argentina, (3) Natural Hazard Research Center, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, (4) Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science/Massey University, PO Box 30 368, Lower Hutt, 5040, New Zealand, (5) Instituto de investigaciones en biodiversidad y medioambiente (INIBIOMA) CONICET, Universidad Nacional del Comahue Quintral, 1250 8400 Bariloche, Argentina, (6) Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Palmerston North, 11222, New Zealand, (7) Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
164-1211:15 AM LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE MAY 2008 TO PRESENT ERUPTION OF VOLCAN CHAITÚN, CHILE: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, EVACUATION, WELFARE AND RECOVERY: LEONARD, Graham S.1, WILSON, Thomas M.2, STEWART, Carol3, JOHNSTON, David1, BAXTER, Peter J.4, ROVERE, Elizabeth I.5, and VILLAROSA, Gustavo6, (1) Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science/Massey University, PO Box 30 368, Lower Hutt, 5040, New Zealand, g.leonard@gns.cri.nz, (2) Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, (3) Private consultant, 37 Harland St, Vogeltown, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand, (4) Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (5) Geological Survey of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (6) Instituto de investigaciones en biodiversidad y medioambiente (INIBIOMA) CONICET, Universidad Nacional del Comahue Quintral, 1250 8400 Bariloche, Argentina
 11:30 AM Discussion: Risks and resilience -- where do we go from here?

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