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Preventing natural hazards from becoming societal disasters


August 2, 2018

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DesignSafe is a web-based research platform that provides the computational tools needed to manage, analyze and understand critical data for natural hazards research. In 2017, engineers used DesignSafe to assist with post-hurricane reconnaissance in Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, speeding up analyses and allowing researchers to provide insights that can help with rebuilding. DesignSafe's developers recently unveiled a tool that integrates diverse datasets. Full Story

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University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

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