December 27, 2018

CoSSaR’s latest report: Maritime information sharing

Over the past two years, the CANUS Maritime Information Sharing Pilot Project: Puget Sound (CANUS) evaluated the effectiveness of enhanced radar detection capabilities along the Pacific Northwest international maritime border.


May 14, 2018

CoSSaR’s latest research video is live!

Learn more about CoSSaR's congestion management research--and how law enforcement and transportation agencies are using it along the Seattle I-5 corridor--in this new video produced by UW's Applied Physics Laboratory.


April 10, 2018

CoSSaR Director Mark Haselkorn selected to lead new Seattle interagency mobility partnership

Mark Haselkorn

Thanks to the research done by Mark Haselkorn and CoSSaR last year, six regional agencies--Washington State Department of Transportation, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, Washington State Patrol, and King County Metro--have formally agreed to work together as the Seattle Area Joint Operations Group (SAJOG).


March 1, 2018

CoSSaR Releases New Report: Beyond Incident Response

The final report includes several recommendations based on the outcomes of the initial research, including enhancement of the cross-agency information sharing environment, as well as improved communication with the commuting public.


September 27, 2017

CoSSaR Researcher Scott Miles to Participate in Mexico Earthquake Reconnaissance

CoSSaR's Dr. Scott Miles will be leading a reconnaissance research team to Mexico from October 1 - 10, 2017. Sponsored by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute's Learning from Earthquakes Program, Dr. Miles and three other researchers will study the roles, impacts, and experiences associated with Mexico’s earthquake early warning system after the recent earthquakes.


August 28, 2017

Maritime Security West – September 20-22

For the second year in a row, the Maritime Security West and the Marine Law Enforcement (MLE) Conference will join forces to bring the largest and most comprehensive maritime security and law enforcement event to Tacoma, Washington.


May 18, 2017

Mark Haselkorn to Keynote ICT DM Conference

Mark Haselkorn, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering, will be the keynote speaker at the Fourth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management, happening December 11-13, 2017, in Münster, Germany.


March 15, 2017

CoSSaR Spring Speaker Series

CoSSaR is announcing the 2017 spring session of the quarterly Speaker Series: Speaker: General Randy “Church” Kee Topic: Operationally Driven Science and Technology in support of Arctic Maritime Responders Date: Wednesday, April 12th 2017 Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM Location: UW Seattle Campus, Husky Union Bldg (HUB) room 145. Campus Map: Map Event is open to the public,...


October 5, 2016

Disaster Response Research Facility Coming to UW

Dr. Scott Miles, senior research scientist in HCDE's Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR), is Co-Principal Investigator on a new NSF award to host the United States’ first post-disaster, rapid response research facility at University of Washington.


May 23, 2016

ISE Blog: Cascadia Rising, Information Sharing and Interoperability

The New Yorker’s 2016 Pulitzer winning article “The Really Big One” presents an informative, yet terrifying overview of what Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia will experience when, after 316 years of building pressure (and counting), the Cascadia Subduction zone breaks free, resulting in the largest North American natural disaster in the modern era....


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