Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences Within the Weather Enterprise by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences
English | Feb. 5, 2018 | ISBN: 0309464226 | 199 Pages | PDF | 4 MB
Our ability to observe and forecast severe weather events has improved markedly over the past few decades. Forecasts of snow and ice storms, hurricanes and storm surge, extreme heat, and other severe weather events are made with greater accuracy, geographic specificity, and lead time to allow people and communities to take appropriate protective measures. Yet hazardous weather continues to cause loss of life and result in other preventable social costs.