Publications

Selected Recent and Upcoming Publications

My full CV is also online.  

Refereed

Ernst, S., D. LaDue, and A. Gerard, 2018. Understanding emergency manager forecast use in severe weather events. Journal of Operational Meteorology,  6(9), 95-105, doi: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2018.0609.

LaDue, D. S., and A. E. Cohen, 2018. Facilitating the self-directed learning efforts of professional meteorologists. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., , 99(12), 2519-2527, , https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0324.1.

Karstens, C. D., J. Correia Jr., D. S. LaDue, J. Wolfe, T. C. Meyer, D. R. Harrison, J. L. Cintineo, K. M. Calhoun, T. M. Smith, A. E. Gerard, and L. P. Rothfusz, 2018: Development of a human-machine mix for forecasting severe convective events. Weather and Forecasting, 33(3), 715-737, https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-17-0188.1

Heinselman, P. L., D. LaDue, D. L. Kingfield, and R. Hoffman, 2015: Tornado Warning Decisions Using Phased Array Radar Data. Weather and Forecasting, 30(1), 57-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-14-00042.1

LaDue, D. S., P. L. Heinselman, and J. F. Newman, 2010: Strengths and limitations of current radar systems for two key stakeholder groups in the southern plains. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91 (7), 899–910, https://doi.org/10.1175/2009BAMS2830.1.

Arndt, D. S., and D. S. LaDue, 2009: Applying concepts of adult education to improve weather and climate literacy. Physical Geography29 (6), 487–499, https://doi.org/10.2747/0272-3646.29.6.487.

Gonzalez-Espada, W., & D. S. Zaras, 2006: Evaluation of the impact of the NWC REU program compared with other undergraduate research experiences. J. Geosci. Educ., 54(5), 541–549,  http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov06.html#v54p541.

Books & Book Chapters

Under contract with AMS Books: 
Friedman, J. R., D. S. LaDue, L. Myers, and M. Wagner, 2020: Severe Storms and Society: Seeking Resilience and Understanding Human Behavior in Meteorology, the Weather Enterprise, and Publics. In preparation. 

In production with Oxford University Press:
LaDue, D. S., R. R. Hoffman, R. Pliske, and P. Daipha, 2018: Expertise in weather forecasting. The Oxford Handbook of Expertise: Research and Application, P. Ward, J. M. Schraagen, J. Gore, and E. Roth, Eds., Oxford University Press, pp. xxx-xxx.

Hoffman, R. R., D. S. LaDue, H. M. Mogil, P. J. Roebber, and J. G. Trafton, 2017: Minding the Weather: How Expert Forecasters Think. MIT Press, 470 pp. 

Invited Presentations

LaDue, D.S., 2019: Effective Facilitation of Forecaster Learning, CALMET VIII/EUMETCAL Conference, Darmstadt, Germany, EUMETSAT, https://www.eventsforce.net/eumetsat/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=1355&eventID=5&traceRedir=2.  

LaDue, D. S., 2017: Observations of Forecasting, Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Themed Joint Panel Discussion 2, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Session42150.html.

LaDue, D. S., 2015: Forecasting Advancements in Weather-Related Naturalistic Decision Making Research, session: Orienting the NDM Community to Address Emerging Challenges, 12th International Naturalistic Decision Making Conference, McLean, VA, MITRE Corporation.

LaDue, D. S. (2014). Making Connections to Students’ Lives and Careers Throughout a General Education Science Course. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union, ED13A-3435.

Conference Presentations

Leslie, E., D. LaDue, L. Mayeux, and J. Bryant, 2020: How various modes of communication impacted sheltering decisions of Lee County, Alabama tornado survivors. 15th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice. Boston, MA, American Meteorological Society, 10.2, https://ams.confex.com/ams/2020Annual/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/364668.

Hubenthal, M., D. S. LaDue, and M. A. Snow, 2019: Results from Pilot of Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Curriculum Suggests It Hits Home with Undergraduate Geoscience Students. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union, ED33F-1041. [Abstract online: https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm19/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/609335]

LaDue, D., 2019: Panel Discussion: Lead Time Needs for High Stakes Decisions. National Weather Association 44th Annual Meeting, Huntsville, AL, National Weather Association, Joint Session with VORTEX-SE.

Friedman, J. R., and D. S. LaDue, 2019: Integrating Vulnerability Data into Forecasting: The Experimental Implementation of the Brief Vulnerability Overview Tool (BVOT). National Weather Association 44th Annual Meeting, Huntsville, AL, National Weather Association, Session C1.

LaDue, D. S., 2019: Experiences and Practices with Public Tornado Sheltering in Alabama. Pre-Summit Workshop on Public Tornado Shelters: Opportunities and Challenges for Improving Tornado Safety, National Tornado Summit & Disaster Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Insurance Department.

Cross, R. N., D. LaDue, T. Kloss, and S. Ernst, 2019: When Uncertainty is Certain: The Creation and Effects of Amiable Distrust Between Emergency Managers and Forecast Information in the Southeastern United States. 14th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., TJ3.3, https://ams.confex.com/ams/2019Annual/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/352381.

LaDue, D., R. Cross, 2018: How Emergency Managers Deal with Forecast Uncertainty and Vulnerability in the Southeast U.S. National Weather Association’s 43rd Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, National Weather Association, P-40.

LaDue, D., J. J. James, C. A. Shivers, A. Gerard, C. Ling, J. Correia Jr., K. Klockow A, C. Karstens, and T. C. Meyer, 2018: Using the case walk through method to elucidate the interplay of forecaster and emergency manager decision-making under an experimental warning paradigm. 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research, and Practice, Austin, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 8.2, https://ams.confex.com/ams/98Annual/webprogram/Paper331868.html.

Correia Jr., J., D. LaDue, C. Karstens, 2018: A glimpse into the future of IDSS with probabilistic hazard information (PHI) for tornadoes. Special Symposium on Impact-Based Decision Support Services, Austin, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 3.4, https://ams.confex.com/ams/98Annual/webprogram/Paper335549.html.

Cross*, R. N., D. LaDue, S. Ernst*, and T. Kloss*, 2018: From no-notice events to crying wolf: how southeast U.S. emergency managers and first responders navigate forecast uncertainty. 17th Annual Student Conference, Austin, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., S150, https://ams.confex.com/ams/98Annual/webprogram/Paper338253.html.

LaDue, D., C. D. Karstens, J. Correia Jr., J. E. Hocker, S. J. Sanders, M. A. Dovil, C. A. Shivers, A. Bean, T. Adams, and A. Gerard, 2017: Temporal and Spatial Aspects of Emergency Manager Use of Prototype Probabilistic Hazard Information. Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events, Seattle WA, American Meteorological Society, 896,  https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper312923.html

LaDue, D., C. D. Karstens, J. Correia Jr., C. Ling, R. Hoffman, and A. Gerard, 2017: Designing Research to Co-Create a New Paradigm for a Continuous Flow of Information During Severe Weather. Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations, Seattle WA, American Meteorological Society, 2.4,  https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper312903.html.

LaDue, D., R. A. Wakefield, and E. M. Murillo, 2017: Impacts of the National Weather Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program. 26th Symposium on Education, Seattle WA, American Meteorological Society, 9.3, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper311378.html

Shivers, C. A., S. J. Sanders, T. Adams, D. LaDue, A. Gerard, and L. P. Rothfusz, 2017: An Examination of the Impact of Probabilistic vs. Deterministic Information on the Decision-Making Practices of Emergency Managers: 2016 HWT Case Study. Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events, Seattle WA, American Meteorological Society, 7.1, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper312680.html

Karstens, C., D. LaDue, J. Correia Jr., K.M. Calhoun, T. Smith, C. Ling, T.C. Meyer, A. McGovern, R. A. Lagerquist, D.M. Kingfield, B.T. Smith, E.M. Leitman, J.L. Contineo, J. P. Wolfe, A. Gerard, and L. P. Rothfusz, 2017: Prototyping a Next-Generation Severe Weather Warning System for FACETs. Seventh Conference on the Transition of Research to Operations, Seattle, WA, American Meteorological Society, 8.1, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper314063.html

Obermeier, H., K. L. Nemunaitis-Berry, S. A. Jasko, D. LaDue, C. Karstens, G. M. Eosco, A. Gerard, and L. Rothfusz, 2017: Broadcast Meteorologist Decision Making in the 2016 Hazardous Weather Testbed Probabilistic Hazard Information Project, 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, Seattle WA, American Meteorological Society, 4.3, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper314239.html.

Correia, J., D. LaDue, C. Karstens, K. Knopfmeier, D. Wheatley, 2016: Beyond Probability: Providing information to warning forecasters using the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-forecast system for ensembles (NEWS-e). 28th Severe Local Storms Conference, Portland, OR, 5B.2, https://ams.confex.com/ams/28SLS/webprogram/Paper300778.html.

LaDue, D.S., G.M. Eosco, S.A. Jasko, C. Karstens, S. Sanders, K. Monroe, H. Obermeier, M. Dovil, C. Shivers, A. Bean, K. Klockow, J. Hocker, T. Adams-Fuller, A. Gerard, and L. Rothfusz, 2016: Identifying Key Characteristics of Severe Weather Communication Strategies for Optimal Emergency Managers’ and Broadcast Meteorologists’ Decision Making. National Weather Association’s 41st Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA, http://nwas.org/meetings/nwas16/abstracts_html/Other/abstract_0003.html.

Ernst, S.E., D.S. LaDue, and A. Gerard, 2016: Understanding EM Information Needs During Severe Weather Events. National Weather Association’s 41st Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA, http://nwas.org/meetings/nwas16/abstracts_html/New_Technology/2016_2835_oral_Ernst_abstract.html.

Kloss, T., and D.S. LaDue, 2016: Southeast U.S. Emergency Manager Use of Severe Weather Information During Vortex SE. National Weather Association’s 41st Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA, http://nwas.org/meetings/nwas16/abstracts_html/Other/abstract_2925.html.

LaDue, D. S., S. Ernst, C. D. Karstens, J. Correia Jr., J. E. Hocker, and J. P. Wolfe, 2016: Co-Creating the Form and Function of the Prototype Probabilistic Hazard Information (PHI) to Meet Emergency Manager User Needs. 11th Symposium on Societal Applications, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society, 7.4, https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/Paper280331.html.

Karstens, C. D., G. J. Stumpf, C. Ling, D. M. Kingfield, J. Correia Jr., D. LaDue, K. M. Calhoun, T. C. Meyer, T. M. Smith, J. L. Cintineo, C. J. Melick, and L. P. Rothfusz, 2016: Forecaster Decision-Making with Automated Probabilistic Guidance in the 2015 Hazardous Weather Testbed Probabilistic Hazard Information Experiment. Fourth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society, 4.2, https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/Paper286854.html.

Francis, R.D.S., K. M. Calhoun and D. LaDue, 2016: Impact of Earth Networks Lightning Data and Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts on Forecasters’ Warning Decision and Confidence. 11th Symposium on Societal Applications, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society, 386, https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/Paper285517.html.

LaDue, D., 2016: Orchestrating Magic: Designing and Conducting What Participants Call an Amazing Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program. 25th Symposium on Education. New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society, 6.4, https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/Paper285176.html.

LaDue, D., S. Ernst, C. D. Karstens, J. Correia, Jr., J. E. Hocker, and J. P. Wolfe, 2015: Emergency Manager Severe Weather Information Needs and Use of Experimental Warning Information. 40th NWA Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK, National Weather Association. [Abstract online: http://nwas.org/meetings/nwas15/abstracts-html/2519.html]

LaDue, D., 2014: Bring Your Major to Class and Other Methods to Enhance Learning in a General Education Course. 23rd Symposium on Education, Atlanta, GA, American Meteorological Society, 185, https://ams.confex.com/ams/94Annual/webprogram/Paper236612.html.