StEER Network Gathers Storm Data After Hurricane Ian

StEER LogoDan Zehner from NHERI (Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure) comes back on the show to bring us the preliminary StEER data collected during and after Hurricane Ian. StEER (Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance) is a crowd-sourced network of public and private individuals who go into areas following disasters and track damage caused by the event to structures and infrastructure. This information is available to everyone to view and interact with the researchers who use this data to improve structural building code recommendations.

StEER Logo Words OnlyHere’s a link to an example Dan discussed where a comparison of before and after images of destruction from Hurricane Ian using Google Streetcam technology.

Here is the main page on the StEER site for Hurricane Ian

Science magazine article on Hurricane Ian Research Already in Process

NPR Article on the Babcock Ranch Solar Community that Survived the Storm

This episode is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley.

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