Implementation of Demonstration of Information Linkage Supposing the Tokyo Metropolitan Near Field Earthquake Disaster
Yasunori Hada*1, Shinya Kondo*2, Kimiro Meguro*2,
Miho Ohara*2,Shinsaku Zama*3, Makoto Endo*3,
Keiji Kobayashi*4, Takeyasu Suzuki*1, Itsuki Noda*5,
Hiroki Shimora*5, Ikuo Takeuchi*6, Satoshi Kobayashi*7,
and Jumpei Arakawa*7
*1Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, 4-3-11 Takeda, Kofu, Yamanashi 400-8511, Japan
*2Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
*3National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster (FRI), Japan
*4Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
*5National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
*6Waseda University, Japan
*7Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
For the purpose of realizing horizontal information sharing among organizations involved in disaster management in the Tokyo metropolitan area, this study aims to extract problems in responding to disaster in the initial stage of a Tokyo metropolitan near-field earthquake disaster, to develop applications for disaster management to contribute to solving these problems, and to implement a demonstration of the information linkage incorporating applications for officials of local governments in charge of disaster management and fire-fighting. To put it concretely, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City, and Kawasaki City were selected as the area for demonstration, and simultaneous multiple fires and emergency medical transport by helicopter and ambulance were taken up as the main subjects of the demonstration. The demonstration was implemented for application to disaster management consisting of fire spread simulation, an information-sharing network for disaster relief helicopters, a system for emergency medical transport by ambulance, a system for disaster response management and an all-purpose disaster information viewer, and information linkage incorporating an information-sharing database.
Miho Ohara, Shinsaku Zama, Makoto Endo,
Keiji Kobayashi, Takeyasu Suzuki, Itsuki Noda,
Hiroki Shimora, Ikuo Takeuchi, Satoshi Kobayashi, and
and Jumpei Arakawa, “Implementation of Demonstration of Information Linkage Supposing the Tokyo Metropolitan Near Field Earthquake Disaster,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.7, No.2, pp. 160-172, 2012.
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