Extreme Events: Developing a Research Agenda for the 21st Century

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Atallah, Mikhail (Purdue University)
Extreme Events Involving Computer Systems and Networks

Brunner, Ronald (University of Colorado)
Extreme Events and The Policy Sciences

Cornell, Allin (Stanford University)
Some Thoughts on Extreme Events

Dessai, Suraje , and Martin Walter (University of Colorado)
Self-Organized Criticality and the Atmospheric Sciences: selected review, new findings and future directions

Gilbert, Lewis E. (Columbia University)
Disciplinary breadth and interdisciplinary knowledge production

Kunreuther, Howard (University of Pennsylvania)
Decision Making for Protective Measures

Landsea, Christopher W., and John A. Knaff
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
How much skill was there in forecasting the very strong 1997-98 El Niño?

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Moore, Chester (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Perspectives on Extreme Events: Epidemics

Parrish, Judith (University of Arizona)
Extreme Events – The Geological Perspective

Perrow, Charles (Yale University)
Organizationally Induced Catastrophes

Pielke Sr., Roger (Colorado State University)
Frontiers: Modeling

Platt, Rutherford (University of Massachusetts)
Extreme Natural Events: Some Issues for Public Policy

Wesson, Rob (U.S. Geological Survey)
Earthquakes as Extreme Events: Some Perspectives on Improving Understanding of the Phenomena and Communicating Beyond the Scientific Community

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