Podcast

08 – Joseph Trujillo, Hispanic weather risk communication researcher ECCN Podcast (previously ECCF Podcast)

Spoken in 11 percent of all U.S. households, Spanish is the second-most common language in the U.S. behind English. But when it comes to communicating the risks and dangers of tornadoes, hurricanes, or other severe weather events, meteorologists around the country use terms as they see fit, without knowing if their diverse audiences understand them and act appropriately. Joseph Trujillo, a Peruvian master student at the University of Oklahoma, is trying to change that. Using his expertise in Spanish, meteorology, and weather broadcasting, he is developing a unified set of weather terms in Spanish, and he is developing trainings for professional broadcast meteorologists to use them.  Check out existing weather dictionaries in Spanish: glossary.ametsoc.org  Learn more about FACETs (Forecasting A Continuum of Environmental Threats) and the Probabilistic Hazards Information (PHI) experiment: nssl.noaa.gov/projects/facets/  Follow Joseph Trujillo on Twitter: twitter.com/LatinWx … and LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/joseph-trujillo — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/eccf/message
  1. 08 – Joseph Trujillo, Hispanic weather risk communication researcher
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  4. 05 (part 2) – Jessica Whitehead, North Carolina’s Chief Resilience Officer
  5. 04 (part 1) – Jessica Whitehead, North Carolina’s Chief Resilience Officer
  6. 03 – Jeff Martin, Texas A&M University bison ecologist
  7. 02 – Sarah McAnulty, executive director of Skype A Scientist
  8. 01 – Kristen Weiss, science communicator for US LTER