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Western Gulf Coast Analysis

One focus area for NISAC is the importance of local and regional infrastructures—understanding their interactions and importance to our overall national economic health. In 2004 and 2005, NISAC evaluated the western Gulf Coast region. NISAC developed a National Petroleum System Simulator to evaluate the potential short-term effects of disruptions in the western Gulf Coast petroleum infrastructure operations on the rest of the...

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National Population, Economic, and Infrastructure Impacts of Pandemic Influenza with Strategic Recommendations

Results of NISAC’s two-year study on the potential impacts of pandemic influenza in the United States were published in October 2007 and released to the public in 2008. The summary report and supplemental analysis reports can be downloaded from the column to the right. Pandemic Influenza Impact on Workforce and Critical Infrastructure NISAC models have been enhanced to simulate multiscale epidemiology and the public health...

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Fast Analysis and Simulation Team

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Cascadia Analysis

Cascadia Analysis

In 1700, the Pacific Northwest experienced an earthquake and tsunami event that rivals the 2011 Tōhoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami. A catastrophic earthquake of this magnitude along the Cascadia fault off the coast of Oregon and Washington is estimated to occur every 500 years. To support Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local planners, NISAC analyzed the possible direct and cascading impacts from a magnitude 9.0...

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Fact Sheets

NISAC   FASTMap   Transportation Fuel Supply   National Population, Economic, and Infrastructure Impacts of Pandemic Influenza with Strategic Recommendations   Western Gulf Coast Analysis   Hurricane Irene Analysis   Cascadia...

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