Science Application for Risk Reduction

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Partnership for Community Disaster Resilience
Date Published: January 19, 2018
Status: Active

Partnership for Community Disaster Resilience

SAFRR is now a partner in the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience project, a 3-year pilot collaboration to promote community resilience in the face of a wide range of public health emergencies.

Debris Flow and Wildfire Evacuation Messaging
Date Published: January 18, 2018
Status: Active

Debris Flow and Wildfire Evacuation Messaging

What persuades someone to heed a debris flow or wildfire evacuation warning? SAFRR partners in emergency management are especially interested in the results of this study, now underway with Columbia's Center for Research on Environmental Decisions. New! Study now available...

Haywired Scenario
Date Published: January 18, 2018

Haywired Scenario

SAFRR Scenario currently under development: an earthquake sequence triggered by a Mw 7.05 earthquake on the Hayward fault, with an emphasis on understanding impacts from modern society's lifeline interdependencies and reliance on the Internet.

ShakeOut Scenario
Date Published: January 17, 2018

ShakeOut Earthquake Scenario

A modeled probable earthquake scenario based on the most comprehensive scientific research analysis done to understand the impacts and implications of a hypothetical but realistic 7.8 earthquake on the San Andreas Fault. Pairing robust science with state-of-the-art modeling and visualization tools makes ShakeOut an accessible and effective message, in scenario form, to enhance community...

Prototype Tsunami Awareness Campaign
Date Published: January 16, 2018

Prototype Tsunami Awareness Campaign

Students at Art Center College of Design learned about tsunamis from SAFRR partners in natural science, social science, and emergency management, then designed a fun, engaging, multi-faceted awareness campaign. Prototype Tsunami Awareness Campaign

Tsunami Messaging Image
Date Published: September 2, 2016

Hawaii Tsunami Messaging

SAFRR brings together tsunami and communication experts to discuss potential changes to safety messages, based on improved scientific understanding of Hawaii's tsunami hazard.

Tsunami Awareness Image
Date Published: September 1, 2016

Tsunami Awareness Campaign

Students at Art Center College of Design learned about tsunamis from SAFRR partners in natural science, social science, and emergency management, then designed a fun, engaging, multi-faceted awareness campaign.

The First Sue Nami
Date Published: June 9, 2016

The First Sue Nami

Collaboration among SAFRR, Art Center College of Design, and other partners produced this tsunami awareness video, targeted for the 18-34 year old audience. New! Evaluation of the Effectiveness of “The First Sue Nami” video.

The First Sue Nami
Date Published: June 9, 2016

The First Sue Nami

Collaboration among SAFRR, Art Center College of Design, and other partners produced this tsunami awareness video, targeted for the 18-34 year old audience. New! Evaluation of the Effectiveness of “The First Sue Nami” video.

HayWired Scenario ShakeMap
Date Published: March 15, 2016

HayWired Scenario

The HayWired project is an earthquake scenario currently underway to model and study impacts on the San Francisco Bay area from a Mw 7.05 earthquake on the Hayward fault.

Earthquake Early Warning
Date Published: March 14, 2016
Status: Active

Earthquake Early Warning (EEW)

An existing technological capability (not yet implemented in CA) for providing a few seconds of advance notification before arrival of earthquake-generated seismic waves causing ground shaking, with current efforts underway to move forward with providing users with the means to utilize the system for warning and preparedness action plans.

Get your science used Circular
Date Published: March 3, 2016

"Get your science used--Six guidelines to improve your products"

This USGS Circular addresses the challenges natural scientists face when communicating their science to people outside their fields and, based on the expertise of social scientists and other risk communicators, provides guidelines to those seeking to improve their products.