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: October 31, 2017
Political views have limited effect on perceptions of climate anomalies
July 11, 2017
Oklahoma Meso-Scale Integrated Socio-Geographic Network Panel Survey
EPSCoR researchers at the University of Oklahoma (OU) and Oklahoma State University (OSU) have successfully implemented a panel survey of an address-based, random sample of Oklahoma households, which integrates household-level social science data with weather and climate data from the Oklahoma Mesonet.
For more information please visit: OK EPSCoR News Release.
Feb 3, 2017
Oklahoma Weather, Society and Government survey
Data, codebooks, and an overview of results from the ongoing NSF funded Oklahoma Weather, Society and Government survey are now available for download. For more information please visit: http://crcm.ou.edu/epscor.
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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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.