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  Oral Programme - US3 Forecasting Natural Hazards: Where are we?

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Convener: Malamud, B.
Co-Convener: Mugnai, A., Rundle, J.

Monday, 14 April 2008

Lecture Room: Lecture Room D

Chairperson: MALAMUD, B., MUGNAI, A., RUNDLE, J.

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15:20 - 15:30
Opening Session Remarks and Introduction to Speaker Fausto Guzzetti (CNR, Italy) - Malamud, B.D.

15:30 - 16:00
EGU2008-A-12036;  US3-1MO4O-001
Guzzetti, F.
Forecasting landslide hazard and risk (solicited)

Introduction to Speaker Eric A. Smith (NASA/Goddard, USA) and Gregory J. Tripoli (University of Wisconsin, USA), by Alberto Mugnai

16:00 - 16:30
EGU2008-A-12038;  US3-1MO4O-003
Smith, E.A.; Tripoli, G.J.
Recent advances in forecasting severe precipitation events & consequent flooding: advantages & limitations of CRMs as the forecast platform (solicited)

Introduction to Speaker Robert Muir-Wood (Risk Management Solutions, London, UK) by John Rundle

16:30 - 17:00
EGU2008-A-12039;  US3-1MO4O-005
Muir-Wood, R.
Probabilistic catastrophe loss modelling and the new risk markets (solicited)

17:00 - 17:15
Panel (one-minute each) and then Audience Comments to the Question "What are, or should be, the roles of government/academia/commercial sector in funding, formulating, and issuing hazard forecasts?" [Panel: Fausto Guzzetti, Eric A. Smith, Alberto Mugnai, Robert Muir-Wood, John Rundle; Chair: Bruce D. Malamud]


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