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Poster Session Abstracts

Aase, Maren
Disaster Deaths Approached from “Below:” What Can We Learn from Those Who Did—and Those Who Did Not—Live to Tell?

Astray-Caneda, Evelio
Variation in Hazard Mitigation Element Quality in Coastal County CDMPs

Beniya, Shohei
Lessons from the Local Governments’ Response and Continuity of Operations to the Great East Japan Earthquake in Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture

Best, Eric
Developing Hybrid Notification Systems for Use with Storm-Based Warnings: Evaluating Emergency Alert Sirens, Wireless Emergency Alert, and Hybrid System Capabilities

Burke, Ryan
Maturing Defense Support of Civil Authorities: Superstorm Sandy and the Dual Status Commander

Chang, Hsien-Ho and Joseph Trainor
The Analysis of Incident Command System (ICS)

Clay, Lauren, Mia Papas, and James Kendra
Social Institutions: A Novel Approach to Measuring Social Capital in Communities

Cong, Zhen, Ali Nejat, Jian Luo, Daan Liang
Family Structures, Relationships, and Relocation Decisions after Hurricane Sandy

Cook, Heather
Capabilities, Not Probabilities: Assessing Hazard Vulnerabilities and Resiliency within Healthcare Coalitions

Corwin, Kimberley, David Johnston, Tom Wilson, Carol Stewart, Steve Jensen, John Wardman, Brittany Brand, Sara McBride, Graham Leonard, Sally Potter, and Bruce Houghton
Community Understanding of Volcanic Risk in Central and Eastern Washington

Cox, Robin, Lori Peek, Jennifer Tobin-Gurley, Cheryl Heykoop, and Sarah Michaud
Youth Creating Disaster Recovery

Crow, Deserai, Lydia Dixon, Elizabeth Koebele, Adrianne Kroepsch, and Rebecca Schild
Risk Perceptions, Management Regimes, and Mitigation Behavior in Wildland-Urban Interface Zones: A Cross-Case Analysis

Curtis, Jacqueline, Andrew Curtis, and Steve Smith
Geonarratives as an Approach to Understand Resident Environmental Perceptions and their Implications in Long-term Recovery: Joplin, Missouri Three Years Post-Tornado

Cutter, Susan
International Centre of Excellence in Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics (ICoE-VARM)

Emrich, Christopher
Scholarship, Research, and Development at the Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute

English, Elizabeth
Amphibious Architecture: An Adaptable, Affordable, Sustainable, Retrofittable, No-Adverse-Impact, Flood-Resilient Response to Climate Change

Fitzhugh, Sean, Jeannette Sutton, Carter Butts, Emma Spiro, Ben Gibson, Cedar League, and Britta Johnson
HEROIC: Hazards, Emergency Response, and Online Informal Communications

Gates, Kiza, Kristin Ludwig, Dave Applegate, and Gary Machlis
Building Expert Rosters for Disaster Response and Recovery

Gilbert, Brandi
When You Hit the Water…It’s Kind of Like Euphoria or Somethin’: Youth and the BP Oil Spill

Gin, June and Tamar Wyte-Lake
Ensuring Continuity of Services for Socially Marginalized, Chronically Ill Veterans Before and After Disasters

Goodrich, Kristen, Santina Contreras, Richard Matthew, and Brett Sanders
Flood Resilient Infrastructure and Sustainable Environments Project

Greer, Alex, Sue McNeil, Joseph Trainor, and Israt Jahan
Understanding the Relationships between Household Decisions and Infrastructure Investment in Disaster Recovery: Cases from Superstorm Sandy

Hamideh, Sara, Walter Peacock, and Shannon Van Zandt
Disparities in Long-Term Housing Recovery: Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula, Texas after Hurricane Ike

Hendricks, Marccus, Sara Hamideh, Michelle Meyer, John Cooper, David Bierling, Shannon Van Zandt, and Walter Peacock
Technological Versus Natural Disasters: Consequences for Early Recovery Planning and Decision-Making at the Community and Household Level

Hommel, Demian
Planning for a Hazards/Disaster Undergraduate Curriculum in the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) at Oregon State University

Horney, Jennifer and Nadja Vielot
Can Merging the Roles of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management Increase the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Emergency Planning and Response?

Huang, Chi-Ying, Walter Peacock, and Shannon Van Zandt
Assessing the Relationship between Social Vulnerability and Physical Vulnerability to Coastal Flooding Along the Texas Coast Using the American Community Survey (ACS) Data

Jahan, Israt, Mehedi Ansary, and Ishrat Islam
Earthquake Preparedness in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh

Juran, Luke
A Framework for Integrating Water Resources in Disaster Reconstruction Processes

Huang, Shih-Kai, Michael Lindell, and Carla Prater
Statistical Review of Hurricane Evacuation in Past 25 Years

Manandhar, Rejina
Protective Action Adoption during the 2012 West Nile Outbreak

Martins, Nuno
Measuring Social Vulnerability to Natural Disasters with Multicriteria Analysis: The Case Study of Funchal Municipality (Madeira Island, Portugal)

McClure, John, Liv Henrich, David Johnston
Earthquake Risk Judgments Before and After the Canterbury Earthquakes: The Contrasting Effects of Experience and Expectancy

Motta, Brian and Anthony Mostek
NOAA/National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Ready Nation(WRN)

Numada, Muneyoshi
Disaster Responses Analysis for the Integrated Disaster Management System from Experiences of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

Oli, Bhesh Raj
Climate Change and Its Impact on Non-Timber Forest Products and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Panchase Protected Forest Area

Perry, Sue and Mark Petersen
The U.S. Geological Survey National Seismic Hazard Maps: New Audiences, New Products - Input Welcome!

Rosati, Antonia
Tsunami Preparedness Within a Tempered Apocalyptic Discourse

Samuel, Carlos
Roles, Challenges, and Success Indicators: An Exploration of the Current Status of Hazard Mitigation in Regional North Central Texas Emergency Management

Schweikert, Amy and Chinowsky, Paul
Reducing Climate Change Impacts by Integrating Social Vulnerability Analyses and Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Adaptation

Siebeneck, Laura
Accounting for Observer Bias in Tornado Risk and Vulnerability Assessments: The Case of Texas Tornados

Testa, Alexandra and Alice Alipour
Resilience of Civil Infrastructure Systems: A Probabilistic Topology-Based Approach

Wei, Hung-Lung, Fei Wang, Jiuchang Wei, Michael Lindell, and Carla Prater
Examining Household Responses to H7N9 Avian Flu in Anhui Province, China

Wolshon, Brian, Zhao Zhang, Scott Parr, and Katherine Spansel
Megaregion Evacuation Analysis Using Traffic Simulation

Wu, Hao-Che, Andrew Prelog, and Clayton Wukich
Emergency Evacuations and Risk Communication during the 2013 Colorado Flood

Research Highlights

Crow, Deserai and Elizabeth Albright
Local Responses and Community Resilience in the Aftermath of Extreme Floods

Cao, Yinghui
Towards Personalized Public Early Warning for Bushfire: Harnessing Technological Advancements to Promote Better Decision Making

Christie, Ava
Case Study of Rural Local Emergency Planning Committee Member Experiences in Kansas

Colville, Kathleen
The Emergency Management Public: Customer, Citizen, or Partner?

Cong, Zhen, Ali Nejat, Jian Luo, Daan Liang
Family Structures, Relationships, and Relocation Decisions after Hurricane Sandy

Dalton, Sarah, Tamar Wyte-Lake, Maria Claver, and Aram Dobalian
Disaster Planning for Home Health Patients and Providers: Review of Common Practices

Declet-Barreto, Juan
A Socioecological Understanding of Extreme Heat Vulnerability in Maricopa County, Arizona

Doyle, EEH, J McClure, D Paton, and DM Johnston
Communicating Probabilities: From Volcanoes to Aftershocks

Egan, Rachel
Placing the Collapse of Teotihuacan within the Framework of the AD 536 Atmospheric Event

Eloul, Liyam and Colin Martin
Problems and Strategies in Facilitating Disaster Preparedness for Resettled Refugee Populations in Colorado

Forbes, Melissa
Assessing National Preparedness: Identifying Areas for National Improvement

Gregg, Christopher, Liesel Ritchie, and Steve Meinhold
Incorporating Social Science into NOAA’s Tsunami Program

Higgins, Stephanie
Measuring Land Subsidence in the Coastal Zone

Kekuewa, Kristina and Bill Thomas
Resilience In a Changing Pacific

Lamb, Zachary
Outside Urbanism: The Political Ecology of Risk and the Paradoxes of Protection in Peri-urban New Orleans

LeMense, Julia
Developing The Evidence Base to Improve Intergovernmental Emergency Preparedness and Response Programming and Policy

Lu, Jia
Understanding the Emergence of a Resilient Social Structure: Role Formation and Institution Building after the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake

Martin, Carlos, Pamela Lee, and Elizabeth Oo
Rebuild by Design: A Formative Evaluation of the Sandy Recovery Design Competition

Miao, Qing and David Poppa
Necessity as the Mother of Invention: Innovative Responses to Natural Disasters

Mowery, Molly, Branda Nowell, and Sarah McCaffrey Building System Awareness around Wildfire Preparedness and Response

Plumlee, Geoffrey, Gregg Swayze, William Benzel, JoAnn Holloway, Todd Hoefen, and Suzette Morman
Observations on the 2013 Colorado Flooding and Its Impacts on the Natural and Built Environments

Plumlee, Geoffrey, Todd Hoefen, and Suzette Morman
Assessing and Anticipating the Environmental and Health Implications of Hazardous Materials Produced by Disasters

Reynolds, Corey
Post-Earthquake Fires: Policy-Making with Low-Frequency, High-Impact Events

Ritche, Liesel
Evaluation Support to the U.S. Department of the Interior Strategic Sciences Working Group

Ritche, Liesel and Nnenia Campbell
Effects of Technological Disasters on Dimensions of Social Capital: A Longitudinal Study of the 2008 TVA Kingston Fossil Plant Ash Release

Ritche, Liesel and Duane Gill
Collaborative Research: To Investigate and Document Social Impacts of High-Stakes Litigation Resolution in a Renewable Resource Community

Ritche, Liesel and Duane Gill
Mitigating Litigating: RAPID Project to Study Social and Psychological Impacts of the 2012 BP Claims Settlement

Ritche, Liesel, Kathleen Tierney, Nnenia Campbell, and Jamie Vickery
Chasing Ice Impact Study

Ritche, Liesel, Kathleen Tierney, Nnenia Campbell, and Jamie Vickery
Evaluation of the U.S. Geological Survey Science Applications for Risk Reduction (SAFRR) Tsunami Scenario Project

Sapat, Alka and Ann-Margaret Esnard
Legal Solutions and Limitations in Disasters

Tobin-Gurley, Jennifer
Youth Creating Disaster Recovery

Welton-Mitchell, Courtney and Leah James
Psychological, Social and Cultural Factors Influencing Engagement in Disaster Preparedness in Haiti, Nepal and Colorado

Wu, Guochun
Community-based Disaster Management in China: An Analysis on a Status Survey

Zimmerman, Rae
Diverging Recovery Rates of Physical and Social Systems Following Extreme Weather Disasters

IRCD Research Abstracts

Arlikatti, Sudha and Michael Lindell
Social Perceptions of Flash Floods and Motivations for Protective Action Behavior: A Case Study of the 2013 Flash Floods in Uttarakhand, North India

Best, Eric
Examining the Efficiency of Disaster Aid Policies Using Mortgage Performance Data

Chang, Hsien-Ho
The Analysis of Incident Command System (ICS)

Cong, Zhen, Ali Nejat, Jian Luo, and Dann Liang
Family Structures, Relationships, and Relocation Decisions after Hurricane Sandy

Curtis, Jacqueline, Andrew Curtis, and Steve Smith
Using Geonarratives to Understand Environmental Perception in Post-Disaster Recovery: A Pilot Study from the May 22, 2011 Joplin Tornado

Emrich, Chris, Eric Tate, and Seth Spielman
Improving the Validity of Social Vulnerability Indicators

Ge, Gurt, Shih-Kai Huang, Michael Lindell, Carla Prater, and Hao-Che Wu
Vulnerability and Hurricane Evacuation Expectations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

Green, Dana
Evacuation Planning around Nuclear Power Plants: Is the United States Prepared for What Happened in Japan?

Greer, Alex, Su McNeil, Joseph Trainor, and Israt Jahan
Understanding the Relationships between Household Decisions and Infrastructure Investment in Disaster Recovery: Cases from Superstorm Sandy

Hamideh, Sarah, Michelle Meyer, Marccus Hendricks, John Cooper, David Bierking, Shannon Van Zandt, Walter Peacock
Perceptions of Poverty in Disaster Recovery and Aid Distribution

Hamideh, Sarah, Shannon Van Zandt, and Walter Peacock
Community Planning for Long-Term Recovery: When and How to do it?

Huang, Shih-Kai, Michael Lindell, and Carla Prater
Households' Evacuation Decision in Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Hudson-Doyle, Emma, Douglas Paton, and David Johnston
Exploring scientific uncertainty through table top emergency management exercises

Iuchi, Kanako
Understanding the Relationships of Risk, Land Use and Time for a Planning Decision after a Major Disaster

Kamel, Nabil
Against the Odds: Three Cases of Alternative Post-Disaster Recovery Pathways

Louis-Charles, Hans
Predicting Public Support towards Environmental Migrants: Natural Disasters and Xenophobia

McClure, John and Justin Velluppillia
How Different News Media Reports Shape Judgments that Earthquake Damage Can Be Prevented: Mixed messages about the Canterbury earthquake

Meng, Sisi and Pallab Mozumber
Estimating the Effects of Utility Disruption on Household Well-being During Hurricane Sandy

Meyer, Michelle and Lori Peek
Longitudinal Analysis of Anti-Islamic Hate Crime Before and After September 11, 2001

Miao, Qing and David Popp
Necessity as the Mother of Invention: Innovative Responses to Natural Disasters

Nichols, John and K Tan
Mortality in the Sichuan Earthquake

Peacock, Walter, Shannon Van Zandt, Yang Zhang, and Wesley Highfield
Long-Term Housing Recovery after Disasters: Findings from Miami and Galveston

Pearce, Laurie
Exercise Target Red: Establishing Protocols to Encompass Psychosocial Considerations for Casualties and Families in Mass-Casualty Incidents (MCI) involved an Active Shooter

Ross, Ashley
Measuring Disaster Resilience as a Set of Adaptive Capacities: Insights from the Application of Cutter's Resilience Index to the Gulf Coast

Rumbach, Andrew
Planning, Informality, and Uneven Geographies of Risk: A Study of Bidhannagar, Kolkata

Shaw, Douglass, Mara Thien, and Riccardo Scarpa
Perceived Risks of Mountain Landslides in Italy: Stated Choices for Subjective Risk Reductions

Stough, Laura and Elizabeth Ducy
The Social Networks of Individuals with Disabilities in Disaster

Tahsin, Subrina and Pallab Mozumder
Endogenous Risk Perception, Geospatial Characteristics and Hurricane Evacuation Behavior

Tate, Eric and Cristina Muñoz
Uncertainty Analysis of HAZUS

Tobin-Gurley, Jennifer, Lori Peek, Robin Cox, and Cheryl Heykoop
Youth Creating Disaster Recovery: A Canadian-U.S. Community-Based Participatory Research Project

Trainor, Joseph and Caitlin Gruber
TV Media and the Communication of Severe Weather Risk

Ubaura, Michio
Planning Aid by University Teachers in Recovery Planning Process in Tohoku Region

Wu, Guoshun
Bottom-up Disaster Management in China: a case study on One Foundation