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 CRCR continues to develop and expand research on the technical communities, publics, and policies bearing on weather and climate.
Disaster and crisis management.
The CRCR studies the ways in which households, communities and government agencies understand and manage potential and actual crises.
NEWS: Dr. Carol Silva will lead a project to research how Twitter could be used
as a source of local weather observations. A NOAA award of $250,000
will fund the project which begins this fall.