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Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts
Entry ID: PDC_APP_DIS_ALERT
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Summary
Abstract: The Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster Center) provides a listing and an interactive map of Active Hazards occurring around the globe. Additional hazard information can be viewed and shared. The term "Active Hazards" refers to a collection of current and real-time incidents (compiled from authoritative sources) which have been designated "potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets" by the PDC DisasterAWARE application.

The sources of data used in Disaster Alert are among the most trusted organizations in the world, including NOAA’s National Weather Service/Tropical Prediction Center/National Hurricane Center and Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Center/Joint Typhoon Warning Center, U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center and Volcano Hazards Program, as well as the Global Volcanism Program at the Smithsonian Institution.

The application is a free download.

PDC Active Hazards currently includes:

-Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone (global)
-Drought (global)
-Earthquake (global)
-Flood (global)
-National Weather Service High Surf (for Hawaii)
-National Weather Service High Wind (for Hawaii)
-National Weather Service Flood (for Hawaii)
-Manmade (global)
-Marine (global)
-Storm (global)
-Tsunami (global)
-Volcano (global)
-Wildfire (global)- coming soon!

Other hazards will be added over time.

Application features include:

-View Active Hazards on an interactive map or in the Alert list
-Choose background map
-Get "more info" for most Active Hazards
- Receive automatic updates every five minutes
-Choose a preferred time zone

[Summary provided by the Pacific Disaster Center.]

Related URL
Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Additional information about the Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts.

Link: GET SERVICE > ACCESS MOBILE APP
Description: Access the Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts for ipad and iphone.
Service Citation
Originators: Pacific Disaster Center
Title: Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts
Release_Date: 2010
Provider: Disaster Alert Network LLC
Edition: 1
URL: http://itunes.apple.com/app/disaster-alert-pacific-disaster/id38128...
ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
HEALTH
OCEANS
Access Constraints
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iTouch (OS 3.x and 4.x).

The application is a free download.
Service Provider
Pacific Disaster Center

Service Provider Personnel
Name: PACIFIC DISASTER CENTER
Phone: 808-891-0525
Email: info at pdc.org
Contact Address:
Pacific Disaster Center
1305 No. Holopono Street
Suite #2
City: Kihei
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96753
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online (I Tunes App)
Distribution_Size: 2.2 MB
Fees: No fees
Personnel
PACIFIC DISASTER CENTER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 808-891-0525
Email: info at pdc.org
Contact Address:
Pacific Disaster Center
1305 No. Holopono Street
Suite #2
City: Kihei
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96753
Country: USA

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2011-02-22
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-02-04
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