Infrastructure and Recovery- Sandia Labs Research

 

A recent posting on HSWire was titled: Disaster recovery- Finding the best ways to protect infrastructure, recover from disasters; 25 June 2012. I have to admit, I am not clear about what the Lab has to offer, but here is a short account and you can go directly to their website for more information.

Researchers at Sandia National Lab bring the quantitative methods they have developed to the analysis of disasters and how best to recover from them; the researchers look at interdependencies among systems and supply chains, the resilience of various systems, how infrastructure systems fail, cascading effects, and how results might differ if a series of disasters hits instead of just one; the Sandia researchers say they can better quantify the results of such resiliency studies by taking a mathematically rigorous approach to objective assessments

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