ArcGIS Exercise: Tsunami Runup Analysis

Description: The course "Tsunami Runup Analysis" is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to apply ArcGIS geographic information system tools, including the Model Builder, to analyze the effects of a tsunami scenario on emergency shelters and public schools, and to estimate the potential evacuation population.  It is an exercise in tutorial format, with step-by-tep instructions utilizing data for the island of Oahu.

Author(s)
  • Name: Program: Pacific EMPRINTS
    Title: Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness and Response Information Network and Training Services
    Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Social Sciences
    Email: emprints@hawaii.edu

  • Name: Philip Page MA
    Title: Associate Director & Geographic Information Science and Technology Specialist/Educator
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Pacific EMPRINTS
    Email: phpage@hawaii.edu

  • Name: John Vogler MA
    Title: Geographic Information Science and Technology Specialist/Educator
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Pacific EMPRINTS
    Email: john.vogler@hawaii.edu

Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Insitute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: John Vogler, MA
Phone: 808-956-9549
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A208, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English, English
Keywords: preparedness, natural disaster, tsunami, GIS, geographic information system, mapping, response, Common Operational Picture, automating GIS processes, disaster planning
Primary Audience: Other, Other
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Citizen Evacuation and Shelter In-place, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Common: Communications, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Common: Planning, Respond: Citizen Evacuation and Shelter In-place, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Common: Communications, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Common: Planning
Universal Task Listing: Respond, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Knowledge, Comprehension, Comprehension, Application, Application, Analyst/Investigation, Analyst/Investigation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Downloadable, Accessible, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Mon Mar 03 18:31:59 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:59:25 -0400 2009