RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND COLLOQUIA

Peppler, R. A., 2019:  An inexhaustible discourse: Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry public relations campaign.  Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability Colloquium Series, January 30.

Johnson, V. A., R. A. Peppler, and K. E. Klockow-McClain, 2019: Place attachment, climatology, and tornado risk perception in central Oklahoma.  14th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 99th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 6-10, Paper 7.6A.

Peppler, R. A., 2018:  An inexhaustible discourse: Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry public relations campaign.  2018 Southwest Division American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA, October 4-6.

Peppler, R. A., 2018:  An inexhaustible discourse: Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry public relations campaign.  Resources and Conflict, 2018 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 10-14.

Wiley, A., A. Person, and R. Peppler, 2018: Contentious or Collegial? Exploring the Diamond Pipeline across disciplines in the land of oil and gas.  Activist Geographies, 2018 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 10-14.  Presented by Wiley.

Smith, R., K. Klockow McClain, and R. Peppler, 2018: “What’s a Corridor, and Where Exactly is the Metro Area?” Geographic Descriptors and Hazardous Weather Communication.  Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability Colloquium Series, February 28.  Co-presented by Smith, Klockow, and Peppler.

Peppler, R. A., 2018:  Relevance of climate variability to Indigenous agriculturalists in Oklahoma. 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 98th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, January 7-11, Paper TJ8.5.

Peppler, R. A., 2017: The social construction of civilization in Oklahoma: One bank’s narrative of the origin story and the concept of progress.  Social Constructs and Indigenous Resistance, 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 5-9.

Klockow, K. E., R. A. Peppler, and P. T. Marsh, 2017: A closer look at perceived tornado behavior: Disentangling the effects of place attachment and local climatology.  Decisions, Decisions…Decision Making During Disasters, 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 5-9.  Co-presented by Klockow and Peppler.

Klockow, K. E., R. A. Peppler, and P. T. Marsh, 2017:  A closer look at perceived tornado hot spots and no-go zones: Disentangling the effects of place attachment and local climatology.  12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle WA, January 22-26, Paper 7B.4.  Co-presented by Klockow and Peppler.

Peppler, R. A., 2016: Tornado Stories Revisited:  Perceptions of Risk and the Role of Place.  Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability Colloquium Series, April 22.

Klockow, K. E., R. A. Peppler, A. Goodin, and J. Correia Jr., 2016: Place attachment and tornado risk perception in the Oklahoma City metro area. Place Attachment Research II, 2016 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 29-April 2. Co-presented by Klockow and Peppler.

Klockow, K. E., R. A. Peppler, and A. S. Goodin, 2016: Place attachment and tornado risk perception in the Oklahoma City metro area. 11th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 10-14, Paper 3.4.  Co-presented by Klockow and Peppler.

Klockow, K. E., and R. A. Peppler, 2015: Local tornado knowledge, beliefs, and risk perception – building upon the central Oklahoma tornado town hall meetings of fall 2012. Weather and Society Integrated Studies (WAS*IS), 2015 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 21-25. Co-presented by Klockow and Peppler.

Eosco, G. M., K. E. Klockow, R. A. Peppler, and H. Lazrus, 2015:  The Societal Applications Symposium: Ten years of growth, and predictions for the next ten years (Core Science Lecture).  10th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 95th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 4-8, Paper 1.2.  Co-presented by Eosco, Klockow, and Peppler.

Sovo, M., R. Ware, T. Fuller, K. Winton, R. Peppler, T. Troy, and W. Voelker, 2014:  Perpetuation of cultural resources in Oklahoma: An intertribal traditional resources alliance.  Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples, 2014 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, April 8-12.  Presented by Peppler.

Kehoe, K., R. Peppler, S. Moore, J. Monroe, and A. Theisen, 2014:  ARM Data Quality Office Historical Data Quality Report (DQR) Review.  Fifth Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, Potomac, MD, March 10-13, U.S. Department of Energy.  Poster.

Peppler, R. A., and L. C. Smith, 2014:  Who gets to tell the story? Visualizing climate change through the lens of Indigenous Geographies.  Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 94th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 2-6, Paper 5.2.  Presented by Peppler.

Peppler, R. A., and L. C. Smith, 2013:  Visualizing climate change through the lens of Indigenous geographies.  Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples, 2013 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, April 9-13.  Presented by Peppler.

Klockow, K. E., R. A. Peppler, R. Smith, N. C. Grams, A. Cannon, and R. A. McPherson, 2013:  Tornado stories in central Oklahoma:  Town Hall meetings to help understand local knowledge and beliefs.  Eighth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, January 6-10.  Presented by Peppler.

Cannon, A., K. E. Klockow, M. Micozzi, R. A. Peppler, and H. E. Brooks, 2013:  Comparative analysis of the tornado outbreaks of April 3-4, 1974 and April 27-28, 2011:  Deriving population exposure fatality rate estimates for tornado outbreaks using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Eighth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting., Austin, TX, January 6-10, Paper 4A.1.  Presented by Cannon.

Moore, S., K. Kehoe, J. Monroe, R. Peppler, and A. Theisen, 2013:  ARM Climate Research Facility Data Quality Office.  Fourth Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, Potomac, MD, March 18-21, U.S. Department of Energy.  Poster.

Peppler, R. A., 2012: “Things are not balancing out” – Perceptions of a changing climate among Native farmers in southwestern Oklahoma.  Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples I – Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science, 2012 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, February 23-28.

Klockow, K. E., and R. A. Peppler, 2012:  “Folk Science”: Local, situated understandings of the tornado hazard on April 27, 2011 in Alabama and Mississippi.  Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 22-26.  Presented by Peppler.

Cannon, A., K. E. Klockow, R. A. Peppler, and H. E. Brooks, 2012:  Deriving population exposure fatality rate estimates for tornado outbreaks using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 22-26.  Presented by Cannon.

Peppler, R. A., 2011:  Agriculture and food sovereignty as pathways to healthier and more sustainable lifestyles:  Efforts among Native peoples in Oklahoma.  The Decolonization of Diet:  Examining Health and Food Practices 2, 2011 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 12-16.

Kehoe, K. E., and R. A. Peppler, 2011:  The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Climate Research Facility: Building a climate data record to improve general circulation models for climate research and prediction.  The Generation and Use of Climate Data Records, 2011 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 12-16.  Presented by Kehoe.

Peppler, R. A., 2011:  Fieldwork in Indian Country:  A conversational experience.  Sixth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 23-27.

Stalker, S. L., K. M. Kuhlman, H. Lazrus, R. A. Peppler, and K. E. Klockow, 2011: Public perceptions of the 10 May 2010 Oklahoma and the 17 June 2010 Minnesota tornado outbreaks. Sixth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 23-27.  Presented by Stalker.

Theisen, A., K. Kehoe, J. Monroe, S. Moore, T. Noensie, and R. Peppler, 2011:  ARM Data Quality Office inspection tools and techniques.  Second Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 28-April 1, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Poster.

Peppler, R. A., 2010:  Knowing which way the wind blows:  Weather observation, belief and practice among Native farmers in Oklahoma – first impressions.  Climate Change and Environmental Issues: Indigenous Peoples II, 2010 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 14-18.

Peppler, R. A., 2010:  Knowing which way the wind blows:  Weather observation, belief and practice in Native Oklahoma (first impressions).  Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 90th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21.

Monroe, J. W., S. T. Moore, K. E. Kehoe, and R. A. Peppler, 2010:  Quality control tools at the ARM Climate Research Facility Data Quality Office.  First Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 15-19, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Poster.

RECENT CONFERENCES AND CONFERENCE SESSIONS ORGANIZED AND/OR CHAIRED

“From Vulnerable to Resilient: Leveraging the Role of Communication.” Themed Joint Oral Session 8 at 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 98th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, January 7-11, 2018.  Chair.

“Social Constructs and Indigenous Resistance.” Oral Session at 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 5-9.  Chair.

Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts, 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017. Planning Committee Member.

“Observations of Communities.” Panel Discussion 4 at 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017. Co-organizer with many others, and Discussant.

“Planning and Preparedness for Climate Variability, Extreme Events, and Climate Change.” Oral Session 11 at 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017. Chair.

Peter J. Lamb Symposium, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 10-14, 2016.  Chair of the Organizing Committee – also, M. Richman, L. Leslie, A. Tarhule, R. Cornforth, H. Virji, Z. Segele, M. I. Lele.

“Local Voices: Louisiana Bayou Tribes Discuss Living with Climate Challenges.” Panel Discussion at 11th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 10-14, 2016.  Co-Organizer and Co-Chair with H. Lazrus.

“‘What if the water can’t be stopped?’ Tribal Resilience in an Age of Sea Level Rise.” Town Hall Meeting at 11th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 10-14, 2016.  Co-Organizer and Co-Chair with H. Lazrus.

“Monitoring Climate Change in Indian Country.” Oral Session at 2015 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 21-25. Chair and Discussant.

10th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, 95th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 4-8, 2015.  Organizer and Co-Chair with K. E. Klockow.

Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 94th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 2-6, 2014.  Organizer and Co-Chair with K. E. Klockow.

Eighth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, January 6-10, 2013.  Organizer and Co-Chair with K. E. Klockow.

“Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples II – Policies and Responses.”  Oral Session at 2012 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, February 23-28, 2012.  Co-Chair with D. Herman.

“Ways of Knowing: Communicating with Diverse Populations – The Role of Technology in Conveying ‘Ways of Knowing’.” Oral and Poster Sessions at Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 22-26, 2012.  Organizer and Co-Chair with H. Lazrus.

“Ways of Knowing:  Dismantling the Divide between Social and Natural Sciences in Weather and Climate Research.” Oral and Poster Sessions at Sixth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 23-27, 2011.  Organizer and Co-Chair with H. Lazrus.

“Ways of Knowing: Traditional Knowledge as Key Insight for Dealing with a Changing Climate.” Oral and Poster Sessions at Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research, 90th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010.  Organizer and Co-Chair with H. Lazrus.

RECENT  GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Battelle-Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2016-2019, R. A. Peppler and K. E. Kehoe: “Data Quality Manager for the ARM Program.”

NSSL Director Discretionary Research Fund, 2014-2015, R. A. Peppler and K. E. Klockow: “Local Tornado Knowledge, Beliefs, and Risk Perception – Building Upon the Central Oklahoma Tornado Town Hall Meetings of Fall 2012.”

Battelle-Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2013-2015, R. A. Peppler and K. E. Kehoe: “Data Quality Manager for the ARM Program.”

Battelle-Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2010-2012, R. A. Peppler and K. E. Kehoe: “Data Quality Manager for the ARM Program.”