11,948Oct 29, 2012
President Obama on Hurricane Sandy
President Obama made a statement to the press on federal government efforts to assist states affected by Hurricane Sandy. He responded to a question from a reporter about the hurricane’s ...
1,136Oct 6, 2010
Book Discussion on The Wave
Susan Casey takes a look giant waves around the world, the destruction these waves have caused, the scientists who are working on predicting when and where they will emerge, and the surfers who ...
1,132Aug 19, 2010
Hurricane Katrina Fifth Anniversary
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about the state of his city nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina and just four months after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig. He ...
959Oct 28, 2012
President Obama at FEMA
President Barack Obama talked about Hurricane Sandy at the National Response Coordination Center at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters. The president spoke after meeting ...
873Aug 31, 2011
James Kinter on Climatology
James Kinter from the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) talked about the sciences of climatology and climate dynamics, and responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
724Feb 12, 2014
Extreme Weather Preparedness
Witnesses testified on the impact at the federal and state level of extreme weather conditions that many parts of the country were experiencing. Among the topics they addressed were ...
649Aug 26, 2010
Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina
Newspaper and television reporters talked about news coverage Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding in New Orleans. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.
617Aug 22, 2000
Book Discussion on Isaac's Storm
Mr. Larson talked about his book Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, published by Vintage Books. The book chronicles the life of scientist ...
600Mar 19, 2010
Book Discussion on Island in a Storm
From the 2010 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, Abby Sallenger discussed his book, Islands in a Storm: A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast, and a Nineteenth-Century Disaster ...
587Sep 1, 2011
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Weather Tracking
Jane Lubchenco talked about the role and mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its role in weather forecasting and climatology, and the environment. She ...
513Nov 7, 2012
FEMA and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy
Craig Fugate and Charley Shimanski held a conference call with reporters to give an update on relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy. Housing, rental assistance, and continued power outages ...
495Sep 2, 2011
Role of National Weather Service in Weather Tracking
Jack Hayes talked about the mission and structure of the National Weather Service (NWS) and its role in weather forecasting and climatology. Topics includes NWS delivery of a variety of ...
495Aug 28, 2010
Hurricane Katrina and the Levees
Karen Durham-Aguilera talked about the $15 billion levee system which is being built in New Orleans. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Current political ...
482Oct 29, 2012
FEMA and NOAA Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy
Officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding federal, state, and local preparations for Hurricane Sandy, which was expected to make landfall later that evening. They ...
419Oct 30, 2012
FEMA, NOAA, and Coast Guard Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy
Officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding federal, state, and local relief efforts from Hurricane Sandy.
This program was audio only with the official speaking ...
404Aug 29, 2010
Hurricane Katrina's Impact on the Economy
Allison Plyer talked from New Orleans about Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans and the new demographics of the city post-Katrina. She also responded to telephone calls and ...
391May 16, 2013
2013 National Drought Outlook
Weather officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Agriculture Department, and the U.S. Forest Service gave a summer outlook on drought conditions and national ...
383May 23, 2012
Sun Patterns and Activity
Timothy Ferris talked about National Geographic story, “Sun Struck,” about the patterns and activity of the sun. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
379Nov 15, 2012
Communicators with Robert Mudge, Christopher Guttman-McCabe and Harold Feld
RVerizon’s Robert Mudge , CTIA’s Christopher Guttman-McCabe, and Public Knowledge’s Harold Feld talked about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on communications in late October 2012 ...
363Aug 28, 2011
FEMA Briefing on Hurricane Irene
Federal officials talked about the coordinated federal, state, tribal and local relief efforts for Hurricane Irene at FEMA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.
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