Media Advisory: NCAR Experts on Warning Systems and Coastal Hazards
December 29, 2004
BOULDER—Two experts at the National Center for Atmospheric Research
(NCAR) can provide context to members of the media for stories on the
recent tsunami disaster. Michael Glantz is a social scientist who has
studied warning systems around the world, especially in developing countries.
Susanne Moser is a geographer who has focused much of her work on coastal
hazards and the environmental and societal factors that may intensify
their impacts. Journalists may contact either Glantz or Moser
For Comments on Warning Systems
For Comments on Coastal Hazards
Susi Moser is an expert in the human dimensions of environmental change, including vulnerability, impacts, and responses to climate change. Related interests include science communication, uncertainty, and the interface between science, policy, and decision making, as well as social and behavioral change in light of global environmental problems. Much of her work focuses on climate change impacts on coastal systems, coastal hazards management, the interface between vulnerability and resilience in relation to adaptation to environmental change, and place-based perceptions and responses to environmental degradation.
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