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WAS*IS aims to better integrate weather and social science to empower practitioners, researchers, and stakeholders, in all sectors of the weather enterprise, to forge new relationships and to use new tools for more effective socio-economic applications and evaluations of weather products. Click here to read more about the WAS*IS workshops.
Weather and Society Webinar Series

The Societal Impacts Program (SIP) hosts a quarterly Weather and Society Webinar series that takes place via the Ready Talk audio and web conferencing system.

The vision of the Societal Impacts Program, located within the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, is to improve the societal gains from weather information by infusing social science research, methods, and applications throughout the weather enterprise. SIP aims to be the premiere focal point for integrating social science and societal impacts understanding into the weather enterprise through cutting-edge research and capacity building.

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Join the Societal Impacts Discussion Board and exchange societal impacts research questions and information with societal impacts researchers, policy makers, forecasters and others interested members. The discussion board also provides a great forum for announcing journal and news articles, conferences, jobs, educational opportunities, and other opportunities. Click here to access the dicussion board.