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Emergency Preparedness and Response

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Bioterrorism (17)
BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010. (8)
Hazardous Materials (28)
Homeland Security (3)
Right to Know (1)
Safety and Health (10)
Transportation (4)

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View Resource A Critical Review of Current Approaches to Earthquake Resistant Design

Library Holdings. This report documents the history of U. S. codes and standards of practice, focusing primarily on the strengths and deficiencies of current code approaches. Issues addressed...

https://www.atcouncil.org/index.php/products/account-mainten...
View Resource A Lagrangian Stochastic Diffusion Method for Inhomogeneous Turbulence

A Lagrangian stochastic method of solving the diffusion equation for inhomogeneous turbulence is presented in this paper. This numerical method uses (1) a first-order approximation for the spatial...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/yffwfnzz.pdf
View Resource A New Meteorological Data Assimilation Model for Real-Time Emergency Response

We are developing a new meteorological data assimilation model for the Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (ARAC) project at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which provides real-time...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/ryxqrfyb.pdf
View Resource A Nuclear Fallout Assessment Capability

The detonation of a nuclear device near the surface produces radioactive fission products that are swept up along with surface material. Significant amounts of radioactivity condense on available...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/HarveyKDFOC3_UCRL_TM_222788_1...
View Resource A Seismic Retrofitting Manual for Highway Bridges

The manual, applicable for use in all parts of the United States, include a preliminary screening procedure, methods for evaluating an existing bridge in detail, and potential retrofitting measures...

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/infrastructure...
View Resource ATEEC Environmental & Energy Resources for Teachers

The ATEEC store provides a variety of downloadable documents -- many of them free -- for both community college faculty and K-12 teachers, These lesson plans, curricula, instructional materials,...

http://ateec.org/slide-post/over-300-free-downloads/
View Resource Atmospheric Modeling Product-Related Terms and Acronyms

Atmospheric modeling programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (e.g. those utilized by the National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center, NARAC, and the Inter-agency Modeling and Atmospheric...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/AtmModelingTermsandAcronyms_x...
View Resource Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability: Real-Time Modeling Airborne Hazardous Materials

The Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (ARAC) at Lawrence Liverrnore National Laboratory is a centralized federal project for assessing atmospheric releases of hazardous materials in real time....

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/pbamqmed.pdf
View Resource Backgrounder on Emergency Preparedness at Nuclear Power Plants

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reexamined the role of emergency preparedness (EP) for protecting the public near nuclear power plants following the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear...

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/em...
View Resource Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science

An 18-page article offering suggestions on why and how to catalyze the civic infrastructure for an extreme health event.

http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/wetp/public/hasl_get_blob.cfm?ID=...
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