This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), Program on Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (Award #1635593). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
The Natural Hazards Center would also like to acknowledge our partners at Esri for the assistance they provided in the use of WebApp Builder, ArcGIS Online, and the other products used in this endeavor. We would like to thank Jeff Baranyi, Esri’s Disaster Response Program Operations Manager, for his generosity and vision. Shelby Hines and Hayley Miller, who are both Solution Engineers at Esri, provided technical assistance and various other forms of support for this project.
Our efforts in mapping global hazard and disaster research centers incorporate data from the United Nations. For more information regarding United Nations data, please see https://unstats.un.org/unsd/methodology/m49/.
We would like to thank Sissel Jore at the University of Stavanger, Thomas Kirsch at the Uniformed Services University, Karl Kim and colleagues at the University of Hawaii at Honolulu, Minna Lundgren at Mid Sweden University, and Aubrey Miller at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for their assistance with identifying centers for inclusion on the map.