By Adam S. Parris, Dr. Gregg M. Garfin, Professor Kirstin Dow, Dr. Ryan Meyer, Dr. Sarah L. Close
Society is more and more stricken by weather affects, from lengthy water shortages to destructive coastal floods and wildfires. Scientists learning weather adaptations are wanting to have their wisdom utilized in adaptive determination making. to accomplish this, technological know-how and society needs to interact productively round advanced administration and coverage demanding situations. For over twenty years, the science-society interface has been fertile flooring for the neighborhood built-in Sciences and tests (RISA) courses backed by means of the U.S. nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Climate in Context describes what it takes to assist scientists and stakeholders interact to “co-produce” weather technology wisdom, coverage, and motion. This state-of-the paintings synthesis displays on classes realized by way of RISA courses, and gives a sober review of the demanding situations forward. via case experiences from numerous US areas, this ebook presents classes and information for firms and people who are looking to paintings on the science-society interface on a variety of weather demanding situations.
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Within their social science focus, RISAs employ formal social science methodologies such as surveys, interviews, and social network analysis for speciﬁc research purposes and projects. As the social science capacity within the RISA program has expanded, the range of questions and techniques employed has also grown. These formal methodologies are generally selected to complement the informal efforts described above and vice versa. For example, as GLISA was beginning its engagement in the Great Lakes area, they conducted an analysis of documents produced by stakeholders about their needs, rather than conduct formal surveys or interviews that could contribute to potential stakeholder burnout among potential partners .
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Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation by Adam S. Parris, Dr. Gregg M. Garfin, Professor Kirstin Dow, Dr. Ryan Meyer, Dr. Sarah L. Close