Take heed to Throughout the Sky podcast; episode 5 coming quickly!

Do you ever end up tuning out extreme climate alerts?

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It is a matter the Lee Climate Staff touches on within the newest episode of the Throughout the Sky podcast.

Kim Klockow-McClain from the College of Oklahoma research how folks reply to extreme climate alerts, and joins us to debate the dangers of over-warning and the way social media has impacted the communication of essential climate data.

Klockow-McClain is a analysis scientist and Societal Purposes Coordinator with the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Research (CIMMS) on the College of Oklahoma and the Nationwide Extreme Storms Laboratory (NSSL).

Her analysis entails behavioral science centered on climate and local weather threat, and particularly explores the results of threat visualization on judgment, and perceptions of extreme climate threat from place-based and cognitive views.

And do not forget to examine again Monday for the newest episode, which appears to be like at twister vulnerability — who, the place and why. 

Our visitor shall be Dr. Stephen Strader, an assistant professor and geography program director at Villanova College within the Division of Geography and the Setting. He’s a hazards geographer, atmospheric scientist, and geographic data programs analyst with pursuits in extreme and native storms. His analysis is primarily focused on the spatial and temporal adjustments in meteorological hazards and potential future adjustments in extreme climate threat and publicity.

Concerning the Throughout the Sky podcast

The weekly climate podcast is hosted on a rotation by the Lee Climate workforce:

Matt Holiner of Lee Enterprises’ Midwest group in Chicago, Kirsten Lang of the Tulsa World in Oklahoma, Joe Martucci of the Press of Atlantic Metropolis, N.J., and Sean Sublette of the Richmond Instances-Dispatch in Virginia.