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  1. 1. Disaster Response Intelligent System (DRIS) <ul><li>Developed in cooperation with MS Emergency Operation Centers (EOCs) and coordinated through the ARCH COE at JSU </li></ul><ul><li>Originally designed for counties with minimal resources; enhanced for state and regional levels </li></ul><ul><li>Supports training, day-to-day operations, and emergency response </li></ul>
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Incident Management Solution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates existing hazard models & analysis tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepopulated with local data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop & Web-based </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Structure of DRIS A GIS framework with hazard models and advanced situational awareness tools built upon core data DATA ANALYSIS TOOLS REALTIME FEEDS
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  5. 5. What Does DRIS Do? <ul><li>Delivers mission critical data </li></ul><ul><li>Displays and analyzes incidents </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates hazard models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SLOSH Storm Surge Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALOHA Chemical Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At-Risk Population Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flood Forecasting Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (in development) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Radiological Release Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (in development) </li></ul></ul>Washington Co., MS Yazoo Co., MS Critical Infrastructure Residential Commercial
  6. 6. Sample DRIS Data Layers <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership (county, state, city roads) </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Lanes </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Hydrants </li></ul><ul><li>Airports </li></ul><ul><li>Railroads </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources (CI/KR) </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Dams </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency services </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial nuclear reactors, materials, and waste </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Postal and shipping </li></ul><ul><li>Government facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Defense Industrial Bases </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Banking and Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Public Services </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health and healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Daycares </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing Homes </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Shelters </li></ul><ul><li>Parcel Data </li></ul><ul><li>Evacuation Routes </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul><ul><li>DFIRMS (Digital Flood Maps) </li></ul><ul><li>Topography </li></ul><ul><li>Landcover/Landuse </li></ul><ul><li>Streams/Rivers/Hydrology </li></ul><ul><li>EPA Toxic Release Inventory Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking water/wastewater treatment systems </li></ul><ul><li>DOE: Energy/Power production/storage sties </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Sites/Food Production </li></ul>
  7. 7. Yazoo County, MS DRIS Toolbars
  8. 8. Washington County, MS
  9. 9. Building Footprints Building footprints and critical infrastructure are a vital component of DRIS
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  11. 11. Natural Disaster (Hurricane) User identifies the Category of Storm (Cat I-V), Forward Motion, and Tidal Influence
  12. 12. Storm Surge Model Predicted flood areas
  13. 13. Chemical Plume Model Traffic Control Points - Pending, Established, or Entry Point Chemical Spill Footprint to guide evacuations Critical Infrastructure Color-coded “Levels of Concern”
  14. 14. Flood Forecasting Model Most of the flows are contained inside the Yazoo river and its complex channel system while inundating the flat flood plain
  15. 15. <ul><li>Storm Surge Prediction </li></ul><ul><li>“ what-if-scenarios” </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Model Outputs </li></ul>
  17. 17. Population Count Tool Generates on-the-fly population estimate for a defined area
  18. 18. At–Risk Area Model Grid-based map displays at-risk populations and related analysis for each grid-cell
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  21. 21. Yazoo County Tornado Response <ul><li>Yazoo County tornado event April 24, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Second Yazoo County tornado November 29, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Supported Yazoo County EOC, National Weather Service, Volunteer Services </li></ul>
  22. 22. Yazoo County, MS Tornado Damage
  23. 23. Yazoo County, MS Tornado Damage Damage caused by the November 29 th tornado in Yazoo City, MS
  24. 24. Yazoo County Tornado Response DRIS stations in the mobile command center, Yazoo County, MS
  25. 25. DRIS-Generated Tornado Track Map
  26. 26. DRIS-Generated Storm Track Map GIS tornado track map generated by DRIS through ARCH COE
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  28. 28. Training EOCs CDID Director, Dr. Gordon Skelton, demonstrates a variety of DRIS modules to emergency personnel from TN and MS CDID staff installs DRIS on operational laptops at the Washington County, MS Office of Emergency Management
  29. 29. Students Supporting DRIS
  30. 30. Contact Information <ul><li>Dr. Robert W. Whalin </li></ul><ul><li>Director, DHS COE ARCH </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Dean College of Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson State University </li></ul><ul><li>1230 Raymond Road Box 1800 </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson, MS 39204 </li></ul><ul><li>601.979.1807 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Gordon W. Skelton, DRIS Project Lead </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Defense Integrated Data (CDID) </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson State University </li></ul><ul><li>1230 Raymond Road Box 1200 </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson, MS 39204 </li></ul><ul><li>601.979.5016 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>