StEER Network Gathers Storm Data After Hurricane Ian
Dan 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.
Here’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.
This episode is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley.
Paragon Brings “The Experience”
Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.