Upcoming Workshops


NHERI RAPID Facility Intensive Training on Reconnaissance Equipment and Data

Seattle, WA
July, 2021

A hands-on, intensive workshop providing attendees with the opportunity to develop expertise in using The RAPID equipment to collect data, processing the data, and integrating the reconnaissance and collected data through the use of The RAPID software (the RApp) and DesignSafe.

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Past Workshops


RAPID Facility 2019 Field Training and Deployment for Coastal Events
Duck, NC   |   October 7-11, 2019

A hands-on training and deployment opportunity in collaboration with the DUring Nearshore Event eXperiment (DUNEX, uscoastalresearch.org/dunex) pilot activities at the U.S. Army’s Field Research Facility (FRF) in Duck, NC.


NHERI Oregon State University EF & RAPID Joint Workshop
Corvallis, OR   |   July 31-Aug 1, 2019

Introduction to these Facilities for Researchers in Natural Hazards Engineering Community. To learn more contact Daniel Cox, Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering (OSU) at Dan.Cox@oregonstate.edu.


Intensive Training on RAPID Reconnaissance Equipment
Seattle, WA   |   July 23-26, 2019

Hands-on intensive providing attendees with the opportunity to develop expertise in using RAPID equipment to collect data, process the data, and integrate the collected data through the use of the RAPID mobile software ("RApp") and DesignSafe-CI.

Slides from workshop:

Agenda

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3 & 4


Joint University of Florida & University of Washington NSF NHERI Workshop
2-Day Training
Gainesville, FL   |   May 14-15, 2019

User Training Workshop
1.5-Day Training
UC San Diego   |   December 13-14, 2018

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Intensive Training on RAPID Reconnaissance Equipment
4-Day Training
Seattle, WA   |   July 24-27, 2018

Slides from workshop:

Day 1 Workshop Slides and Materials

Day 2 Workshop Slides and Materials

Day 3 Workshop Slides and Materials

Day 4 Workshop Slides and Materials

Additional Materials


Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Facility Workshop: An Overview of the NHERI RAPID Facility
NHERI Rapid Facility Workshop
Los Angeles, CA   |   June 25, 2018

Slides from workshop:

Natural Hazards Reconnaissance and the NHERI Network

RAPID Science Plan and Facility Basics

Earthquake and Structural Damage Reconnaissance with Advanced Tools

RAPID Field Instrumentation

xploring the RAPID mobile app (RApp)

Introduction to DesignSafe, HazMapper, Potree, and QGIS

Special Considerations for Reconnaissance Missions

Proposal Preparation


Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Facility Workshop: An Overview of the NHERI RAPID Facility
Joint Workshop with the Wall of Wind (WOW)
Miami, FL   |   May 17-18, 2018

Slides from workshop:

About the NHERI Wall of Wind (WOW) Experimental Facility

About the NHERI RAPID Experimental Facility

NHERI WOW EF Funding Opportunities

NHERI RAPID EF Funding Opportunities

NHERI RAPID EF Equipment Portfolio and Facility Use

NHERI Wall of Wind EF Test Design and Planning

NHERI WOW EF Projects Portfolio

NHERI RAPID Facility Analysis of Live Test Data and Field Case Studies

Cyberinfrastructure and Data Management

Preparing a Competitive NSF Proposal

NHERI WOW Roadmap of Services

NHERI RAPID Roadmap of Support Provided to NHERI EF Users


Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Facility Workshop: An Overview of the NHERI RAPID Facility
Arlington, VA   |   March 26, 2018

Slides from workshop:

Introduction to Natural Hazards Reconnaissance and the NHERI Network

NSF-Supported NHERI RAPID Facility: Vision and Implementation

The RAPID Facility Science Plan

About the RAPID Facility

Exploring the RAPID Mobile App (RApp)

Hardware, Software, and Instrumentation

Special Issues for Reconnaissance Missions

Developing Reconnaissance Plans and RAPID Proposals

Wrap Up, Conclusions, and General Questions and Answers

NHERI RAPID Facility Workshop Agenda

GEER: The Geotechnical Aspects of Coastal Impacts during Hurricane Harvey & Hurricane Irma


Identifying Data Gathering Opportunities and Facility User Needs
University of Washington, Seattle, WA  |  January 26-27, 2017

Slides from workshop:

Workshop Overview

Welcome and Introduction

NSF Vision for NHERI RAPID

Workshop Goals & Outcomes

DesignSafe Overview

Provisional Facility Tools

Building a Disaster Reconnaissance Disciplinary Community

Examples from Wind Reconnaissance

Examples from Earthquake Reconnaissance