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2012

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Community Flood Education And Awareness In Fairfield City (Report), Neil Dufty Nov 2012

Community Flood Education And Awareness In Fairfield City (Report), Neil Dufty

Neil Dufty

No abstract provided.


Formalizing Mission Analysis And Design Techniques For High Altitude Ballooning, Jeremy Straub, Ronald Fevig Jun 2012

Formalizing Mission Analysis And Design Techniques For High Altitude Ballooning, Jeremy Straub, Ronald Fevig

Jeremy Straub

High altitude balloon (HAB) missions can be and are used to teach concepts related to spacecraft and satellite design. A HAB mission, however, presents unique characteristics, which must be understood and respected to produce a desirable outcome. Because of this, flying an unaltered satellite design as a HAB payload would be as undesirable as utilizing an unaltered HAB design as a satellite. A well-defined process for HAB mission design is thus needed. The process presented mirrors commonly used space mission design processes to facilitate easy transition between the two. It is also comparatively simple, due to the smaller scale of ...


Emp And Geomagnetic Storm Protection Of Critical Infrastructure, George H. Baker Iii May 2012

Emp And Geomagnetic Storm Protection Of Critical Infrastructure, George H. Baker Iii

George H Baker

EMP and solar storm wide geographic coverage and ubiquitous system effects beg the question of “Where to begin?” with protection efforts. Thus, in addressing these “wide area electromagnetic (EM) effects,” we must be clever in deciding where to invest limited resources. Based on simple risk analysis, the electric power and communication infrastructures emerge as the highest priority for EM protection. Programs focused on these highest risk infrastructures will go a long way in lessoning societal impact. Given the national scope of the effects, such programs must be coordinated at the national level but implemented at local level. Because wide-area EM ...


Learning For Disaster Resilience, Neil Dufty Mar 2012

Learning For Disaster Resilience, Neil Dufty

Neil Dufty

No abstract provided.


Why Are People So Unkind? Unravelling Community Responses To Floodplain And Emergency Management (Powerpoint), Neil Dufty, Mel Taylor, Garry Stevens Jan 2012

Why Are People So Unkind? Unravelling Community Responses To Floodplain And Emergency Management (Powerpoint), Neil Dufty, Mel Taylor, Garry Stevens

Neil Dufty

No abstract provided.


Using Social Media To Build Community Disaster Resilience, Neil Dufty Dec 2011

Using Social Media To Build Community Disaster Resilience, Neil Dufty

Neil Dufty

No abstract provided.