ArcGIS Exercise: Chemical Terrorism Risk and Evacuation Assessment

Description: The course "Chemical Terrorism Risk and Evacuation Assessment" is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to apply ArcGIS geographic information system tools to map and analyze multiple hazard threat zones and estimate at-risk households and evacuation populations as a result of a chemical terrorism scenario involving potential bomb blasts and subsequent releases of chlorine gas.  It is an exercise in tutorial format, with step-by-step instructins 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: Institute 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, GIS, mapping, response, Common Operational Picture, geographic information sysem, chemical release, chlorine, explosives
Target Capabiltities: Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Explosive Device Response Operations, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: Responder Health and Safety, Respond: WMD/Hazardous Materials Response and Decontamination, Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Explosive Device Response Operations, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: Responder Health and Safety, Respond: WMD/Hazardous Materials Response and Decontamination
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 18:43:05 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:59:57 -0400 2009