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DIU’s xVIEW2 – Assessing Building Damage

December 19, 2019

When a disaster strikes, quick and accurate situational information is critical to an effective response. Before responders can…
Research on Mental Health in the Aftermath of Environmental Disasters Soaring

September 19, 2019

New research led by the Yale School of Public Health finds that the number of studies on how…
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An Inside Look at Hurricane Dorian from a Mini Satellite

September 5, 2019

A new view of Hurricane Dorian shows the layers of the storm, as seen by an experimental NASA…
First-of-its-kind center hosts tools to analyze the effects of natural disasters

February 1, 2019

After a natural disaster, researchers often want to collect information about what happened so that they can improve…
New study reveals increasing threats of cumulative climate hazards around the world

November 20, 2018

A new study provides one of the most comprehensive assessments yet of the impact of the simultaneous occurrence…
3 Ways AI is Being Used to Predict, Prevent, and Manage Natural Disasters

November 11, 2018

Using artificial intelligence to gain a better understanding of natural disasters is not an entirely new practice, however,…
6 Key Considerations for a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan

October 25, 2018

Disasters, industrial accidents and other catastrophic incidents are events that can strike any organization without warning. One of…
UO research may soon make Oregon safer in quakes and fires

October 18, 2018

Research by UO seismologist and earth sciences professor Douglas Toomey is shaping a new set of policy agendas…
In disaster’s wake, novel computing techniques support emergency responders

October 4, 2018

As hurricanes barrel toward the coastlines and wildfires rage in arid regions of the United States, scientists at…
Smartphones May Be Used to Better Predict the Weather

August 31, 2018

Flash floods occur with little warning. Earlier this year, a flash flood that struck Ellicott City, MD, demolished…
Disasters do make people more religious, but only when people are injured?

June 29, 2018

We know that people are more religious when something bad happens. However, how exactly disasters impact religiosity? Scientists…
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