Channel 4 NBC Austin features Simtable’s collaboration with the Institute for Disaster Resilience Texas, on flood modeling and visualization at the Texas Emergency Management Conference today in San Antonio. Read the story here: New Texas flood simulation system could save lives when natural disasters strike Suzanne Pierce works at the Texas Advanced Computing Center and […]
NBC Channel 4 in Austin features Simtable’s collaboration with the Institute for Disaster Resilience
The bushfire preparedness video introduced by Local Government New Sout Wales President Linda Scott highlights the unique features of the Simtable and how it is being used as part of the Council’s Climate Wise Communities program to build resilience to climate change. Ku-ring-gai Council was funded through the Increasing Resilience to Climate Change program to […]
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning for the state of Victoria in Australia demonstrates a Simtable bushfire scenario, an engaging way to visually display the passage of fire through a landscape in 3D.
60 Minutes will feature CAL FIRE Director Ken Pimlott reviewing the Camp Fire and explaining the complex challenges of how to mitigate these disasters in the future. These strategies include hardening housing structures to withstand ember storms, introducing fire back into the landscape through prescribed and managed fires, and applying the latest technologies to improve […]
Reporting from Lake County News – Cal Fire officials are using a new tool in the battle to contain the Pawnee fire east of Clearlake Oaks. On Wednesday, at the command center located at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Lakeport, Cal Fire hosted a small gathering to unveil the new firefighting technology. John Heggie, a […]
“New High-Tech Tool Models Where Fire Might Move, Helping Crews Battling Pawnee Fire” Andria Borba reports on 3-D technology that is helping firefighters battling the Pawnee Fire stay a step ahead of the flames.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Despite the recent rain, most of west Austin is just a notch below being listed as a very high risk of wildfires. “In a summer like this summer, the wildfire risk is still high,” said Keri Hines of Texas A&M Forest Service. Hines’ agency has several Simtables, a high tech tool that allows […]
Simtable Wildfire Simulation video from Texas A&M Forest Service Simtable’s unique training uses interactive agent-based fire modeling, bringing sand table exercises to life in your own high risk areas allowing mitigation and fuels planning in a truly interactive experience.
Simtable’s keynote talk in Toledo, Spain at the “New Technologies in Management of Wildfire” November 16 and 17, 2016 with Technosylva. What a great learning experience on the Spanish perspective of wildland fire. Thank you to the Pau Costa foundation for the translation.
Wildland Urban Specialist, Porfirio Chavarria, with the Santa Fe Fire Department demonstrates the Simtable for a community outreach session on City Hall Live in June 2016.