Education & Training

This course builds on the information provided in L0313, Basic Hazus-MH, by providing an in-depth exploration of the Hazus Earthquake model. An overview of the earthquake-related inventory components is provided. An emphasis is placed on techniques for defining an earthquake hazard, adjusting parameters for identifying economic and social impacts from earthquakes, and interpreting and applying model outputs. Best practices for using the Earthquake model to support emergency management are identified. Course instruction includes lectures, demonstrations, and multiple hands-on individual and group activities.

workshop on techniques for evaluating the social and economic risks associated with earthquakes that could impact the State of Indiana  for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.  This workshop included hands-on training in the use of Hazus-MH and other GIS tools.

To learn more, email Kevin Mickey.