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Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC) Overview   [open pdf - 3MB]

This presentation offers an overview of the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC). Topics included in this presentation are: "IMAAC Provides Critical Information to Protect the Public and the Environment"; "IMAAC is Led by DHS [Department of Homeland Security] and Supported by Seven Other Federal Agencies"; "DOE's [Department of Energy] National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (NARAC) Serves as the IMAAC Operations Hub"; "IMAAC Provides Actionable Information to Guide Response Decisions and Situational Awareness"; "IMAAC Uses Field Data to Refine Model Predictions and Reduce Uncertainty"; "IMAAC is Available to Respond to Major Atmospheric Release Emergencies"; "IMAAC Assistance May Be Activated Directly or Via Authorized IMAAC Requesters (AIRs)"; "Key Information is Needed to Drive IMAAC Plume Modeling Analyses"; "IMAAC Products Inform Decisions on Evacuation, Sheltering, Relocation, Worker Protection, and Sampling Plans"; "IMAAC Provides Auxiliary Analyses For Situational Awareness"; "IMAAC Provides Analyses to Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Agencies Involved in a Response Via Multiple Pathways"; "IMAAC Provides Actionable Information to Inform Emergency Response Decisions"; "IMAAC Has Provided Support for Numerous Real-World Emergencies"; "IMAAC Supports Planning and Preparedness Activities (Exercises, Special Events, Planning Assessments)"; and other related information.

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2010
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Public Domain
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National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center: https://narac.llnl.gov/
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