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Private-Public Sector Collaboration to Enhance Community Disaster Resilience: A Workshop Report (2010)

Federal policy documents written since 9/11 have stressed that the private and public sectors share equal responsibility for the security of the nation's critical infrastructure and key assets, yet coordinated disaster preparedness and response continues to be hampered by a lack of collaborative engagement between these sectors. Local governments need to collaborate with all elements of the community -- the private sector, nongovernment, an... More >>

Applications of Social Network Analysis for Building Community Disaster Resilience: Workshop Summary (2009)

Social network analysis identifies the relationships and attributes of members, key actors, and groups that make up social networks. This document sums up discussions at a workshop held February 11-12, 2009, at the request of the Department of Homeland Security, to provide guidance on a potential research agenda to increase the effectiveness of social network analysis for improving community disaster resilience. Researchers gathered wit... More >>

Contributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions About Food Security and Human Health: Workshop Report (2007)

Land remote sensing -- the use of space-based satellite technologies to obtain information on environmental variables such as land-use and land-cover -- in combination with other types of data can provide information on changes in the Earth's surface and atmosphere that are critical for forecasting and responding to human welfare issues, such as disease outbreaks, food shortages, and floods. This report summarizes a workshop on the potentia... More >>

Government Data Centers: Meeting Increasing Demands (2003)

Environmental data centers have been successfully acquiring, disseminating, and archiving data for decades. However, the increasing volume and number of data sets, coupled with greater demands from more diverse users, are making it difficult for data centers to maintain the record of environmental change. This workshop report focuses on technological approaches that could enhance the ability of environmental data centers to deal with thes... More >>