ArcGIS Exercise: Chemical Plume Modeling and Threat Zone Analysis

Description: The course "Chemical Plume Modeling and Threat Zone Analysis" is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to integrate the ALOHA chemical dispersion modeling software and ArcGIS geographic information system tools to analyze the effects of a chemical release.  The exercise is based on the Homeland Security National Planning Scenario #8, "Chemical Attack - Chlorine Tank Explosion."  It is an exercise in tutorial format, with step-by-step 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: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Philip Page, MA
Phone: 808-956-0891
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A208, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English, English
Keywords: chemical, preparedness, GIS, geographic information system, mapping, response, Common Operational Picture, ALOHA
Primary Audience: First Responder, First Responder
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Citizen Evacuation and Shelter In-place, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Firefighting Operations/Support, Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: WMD/Hazardous Materials Response and Decontamination, Respond: Citizen Evacuation and Shelter In-place, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Firefighting Operations/Support, Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, 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: Wed Mar 05 13:18:33 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 19:00:14 -0400 2009