We are currently working with a flood control project that will allow us
to get automated warning via our campus emergency communication systems
when water levels indicate potential flooding that can affect a dense
cluster of institutions located in the Texas Medical Center. This is not
quite to the scale that you doing, but it does have a similar focus.
Dewitt Latimer wrote:
> Like most of you, we’ve been testing and revising our campus-based
> emergency communications strategy and subsystems.
> We’re now debating at ND the merits of taking it to the next level; a
> metropolitan/regional test of (say) all schools in a typical swath of
> a tornado. For metro areas that have several large schools in a
> concentrated region, you can easily fathom the concern of overloading
> both the local infrastructure and/or one or two of the more popular
> national ENS service providers.
> Before we move this conversation on further, I wanted to check to see
> if any other schools had partnered-up to perform such a metro/regional
> stress test?
> *Dewitt Latimer, Ph.D.*
> /Deputy CIO and Chief Technology Officer/
> *University of Notre Dame*
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