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A data management and visualization framework for community vulnerability to hazards


USGS research in the Western Geographic Science Center has produced several geospatial datasets estimating the time required to evacuate on foot from a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake-generated tsunami in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. These data, created as a result of research performed under the Risk and Vulnerability to Natural Hazards project, are useful for emergency managers and community planners but are not in the best format to serve their needs. This project explored options for formatting and publishing the data for consumption by external partner agencies and the general public. The project team chose ScienceBase as the publishing platform, both for its ability to convert spatial data into web services and for its designation [...]


Principal Investigator :
Jeanne M Jones, Kevin D Henry
Co-Investigator :
Jeff Peters, Nathan J Wood
CMS Group :
Community for Data Integration - CDI

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CDI Tsunami Application Project Update_v2.pptx
“Project Check-In presentation”
3.94 MB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
“Screenshot of the tsunami travel time map web application”
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“CDI Monthly Meeting Presentation”
23.99 MB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation

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Screenshot of the tsunami travel time map web application
Screenshot of the tsunami travel time map web application


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