"This report reviews risk communication and public response research literature within the context of key episodic hazards relevant to NOAA's [National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration] mission. It covers three weather hazards (tornado/severe wind, flood, and tropical cyclone), findings for general weather, and four other environmental hazards (tsunami, volcano, wildfire, and fisheries-related). These specific hazards were chosen for their relevance to NOAA's mission, priorities, and vision for the future. This report recommends best practices for risk communication relevant to NOAA practitioners. NOAA practitioners are not limited to management only. This report is also designed for forecasters, outreach coordinators, warning coordination meteorologists, communication directors, and other NOAA staff."
United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://www.ppi.noaa.gov/