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Enhancing Community Resilience and Optimizing Oil Spill Response through the Participatory Design of a Decision Support System

Implementing Organization

Arizona State University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$460,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

Funding Program

NASEM Gulf Research Program – Grants

Details

Project Category

Science

Project Actions

Oil System Safety Research

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

The project team plans to develop an open-source decision support system that helps responders minimize an oil spill’s environmental, economic, and social impacts by optimizing the deployment of response crews and equipment. By incorporating information from relevant stakeholders and community leaders and mathematically modeling different oil spill scenarios, this system is intended to help coastal communities proactively plan effective responses to deep and ultra-deep water oil spills. 

Contact

Tony Grubesic
None
grubesic@asu.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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