Risk and risk perception in
or complex domains.
This focus area undertakes analysis of societal problems and associated technologies that pose significant controversial implementation challenges.
Weather, climate & public policy.
The CRCM continues to develop and expand research on the technical communities, publics, and policies bearing on weather and climate.
Disaster and crisis management.
The CRCM studies the ways in which households, communities and government agencies understand and manage potential and actual crises.
New: Jan 6, 2017
Non-Market Values for Alternative Operations of the Glen Canyon Dam: Explorations in Choice and Valuation
This project provided conceptual development of a set of key concerns about the basis for understanding and measuring non-market values for hydro-power produced by the Glen Canyon Dam, and (2) an analytical report, based on data obtained by OU, that evaluates the implications of the set of key concerns for variations in non-market valuation of hydropower.
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New: Dec 19, 2016
Highlighted Findings from the
2015-16 Nuclear Security Project
- Recent changes in Russian nuclear posture have generated significant attention in the U.S.
- These changes have caused shifts in public perceptions about Russia and beliefs about the role and importance of nuclear weapons in U.S. national security policy.
- Shifts in public perceptions and beliefs are subject to polarization—Clinton and Trump voters hold significantly different perceptions and beliefs about Russia and nuclear weapons.