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Cyber-enabled Learning Environments for Engineering and Scientific Thinking: Systems from theÂ NEESacademy powered by NEEShub
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04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
HUBzerotechnologies at Purdue, like nanoHUBand NEEShub, can engage learners in authentic engineering and scientific challenges involving knowledge discovery and synthesis using tools, simulations,...
Local Health-related Capacities in the Northern Haiti Response: Preliminary Findings
15 Oct 2010 | Poster | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
While the northern region of Haiti was relatively physically unaffected, most Ministry of Health functions and other resources were concentrated in the region around Port-au-Prince that was...
Offshore Coseismic Effects of the January 12, 2010 Earthquake, Haiti
13 Oct 2010 | Poster | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Investigated as part of an NSF RAPID response expedition:
1. The offshore structures, seismicity and tectonics associated
to the Jan. 12 earthquake and evidence for an offshore rupture.
Sea Level and the Haiti Earthquake
A new tide gauge system was designed for the project using a Stevens differential pressure gauge.
The gauge is automatically compensated for atmospheric pressure effects (ie no inverted...
Seismic Performance of the Port de Port-au-Prince
The Port de Port-au-Prince was heavily damaged during the 12 January 2010, M7.0 earthquake, inhibiting the delivery of relief supplies to areas affected by the earthquake. The port is located...
The Forgotten Aspects of Evacuation: Mass Evacuee Processing and Care by Host Communities Following the Haiti Earthquake
Over the past decade or so, the United States emergency management community has developed relatively successful planning and operational capabilities of moving large numbers of residents out of...
Cross-cultural Analysis of the Disposition of Unidentified Bodies
Recent disasters around the world have resulted in thousands or even hundreds of thousands of deaths. However, very little is known about what happens to unidentified and unclaimed bodies after...
Urgent Collection of Perishable Condition Data from Structures Affected by the Haiti Earthquake
The goal of this project was to collect data to support on-going efforts to develop rapid, semi-automated, vision-based, procedures for post-earthquake inspection and assessment of concrete...
Laser Scanning Technology for Damage Assessment
The project focuses on using laser scanner capable of measuring large objects in space an important attribute for structural assessment after an earthquake event cloud structure’s space,...
Collection of Field Data from Haiti for Calibration of Seismic Vulnerability Indices
To collect field data in Haiti to test, calibrate, and improve seismic vulnerability indices to screen large inventories of structures. Four field teams recorded damage state, column, wall, and...
Wind Energy and Rainwater Harvesting Solutions for Sustainable Recovery of Haiti
12 Oct 2010 | Poster | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
This project's goal is to advance sustainable technologies for rapid response after a disaster. The project focuses on two post-disaster needs, water and energy, and seeks to address these...
Monitoring Post-seismic Crustal Deformation in Haiti with TerraSAR-X Observations
The 2010, M=7.0 Haiti earthquake was one of the worst natural disasters of the past century with more than 230,000 fatalities. The earthquake ruptured a 40 km long fault and had a seismic moment...
Geotechnical-driven Damage Patterns and Liquefaction in the January 2010 Haiti Earthquake
The objective of this study was to: (1) augment previous, limited scope dynamic cone penetration tests (DCPT) and spectral analysis of surface wave (SASW) tests with additional and deeper...
RAPID: Remediation of Earthquake Impacted Potable Water Sources with Cactus Mucilage
The propsed work aims to investigate cactus-mucilage-based separation as a viable alternative treatment or rapid water purification in post-earthquake scenarios.
Daniela Lima, Dawn Fox, Laura...
Temporary Housing Planning and Early Implementation in the January 12, 2010 Haiti Earthquake
11 Oct 2010 | Poster | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
This project aims to answer the following research questions:
1) What variations exist in Haiti with respect to the funding, design, and organization of temporary housing for victims? What...
Offshore Rapid Response to January 12 Earthquake in Haiti: Search for Coseismic Evidence
23 Sep 2010 | Poster | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
With NSF RAPID and institutional support, the REPONS team mobilized the R/V Endeavor to the area of the Jan. 12th earthquake in Feb.- Mar., 2010; the goal was to map the
Assessing Community-Scale Disruption and Restoration of Basic Needs in Post-earthquake Haiti
Bevington - Davidson:
This poster describes an assessment of the levels of community-scale building damage and socio-economic disruption following the Haiti earthquake of January 2010. Damage...
Rupture of an unmapped fault during the 2010 Haiti earthquake
On January 12, 2010 a Mw7.0 earthquake struck the Port-au-Prince region of Haiti killing more than 200,000 people and causing an estimated $8 billion in damages, ~100% of the country's GDP.
Supporting Family Reunification after Haiti Earthquake
Information about Missing People
Data Collected by Volunteers
TRANSITION FROM RESPONSE TO RECOVERY: THE JANUARY 12, 2010 HAITI EARTHQUAKE
Disaster-stricken communities risk interdependent, escalating failures in performance of key functions during the transition to recovery. Prevailing poor environmental and socio-economic...