NATURAL HAZARDS RECONNAISSANCE FACILITY WORKSHOP
An Overview of the NHERI RAPID Facility
MARCH 26, 2018, 8:30AM-5:00PM
Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center
900 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22203
The RAPID facility supports the collection of perishable field data from natural hazard events. The facility promotes reconnaissance-based science, shared resources, open data, interdisciplinary research, community engagement, and innovation to reduce the adverse impacts of natural hazards. This one-day workshop is intended for potential natural hazard reconnaissance team members and data users who want to enhance their knowledge of the modern reconnaissance instrumentation and tools available at the RAPID facility as well as best-practices for reconnaissance data collection, processing, and archiving. The workshop will provide an overview of the RAPID facility and how individuals and teams may use the facility. In addition, the rapid-fire workshop will briefly address NSF RAPID proposal preparation leveraging the RAPID facility, reconnaissance basics, field equipment and techniques, data workflows, planning missions, and legal ethics (including IRB guidance). The target audience is prospective users of the RAPID facility, including academic and government researchers (including Ph.D. students) and working professionals.
$75 REGISTRATION FEE (Lunch Provided)
REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/NHERIRapidFacilityWorkshop