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Title: Quick start users guide for the PATH/AWARE decision support system.

Abstract

The Prioritization Analysis Tool for All-Hazards/Analyzer for Wide Area Restoration Effectiveness (PATH/AWARE) software system, developed by Sandia National Laboratories, is a comprehensive decision support tool designed to analyze situational awareness, as well as response and recovery actions, following a wide-area release of chemical, biological or radiological materials. The system provides capability to prioritize critical infrastructure assets and services for restoration. It also provides a capability to assess resource needs (e.g., number of sampling teams, laboratory capacity, decontamination units, etc.), timelines for consequence management activities, and costs. PATH/AWARE is a very comprehensive tool set with a considerable amount of database information managed through a Microsoft SQL (Structured Query Language) database engine, a Geographical Information System (GIS) engine that provides comprehensive mapping capabilities, as well as comprehensive decision logic to carry out the functional aspects of the tool set. This document covers the basic installation and operation of the PATH/AWARE tool in order to give the user enough information to start using the tool. A companion users manual is under development with greater specificity of the PATH/AWARE functionality.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Sandia National Laboratories,, Livermore, CA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1090216
Report Number(s):
SAND2012-9466
456583
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Knowlton, Robert G., Melton, Brad J, Einfeld, Wayne, Tucker, Mark D, Franco, David Oliver, and Yang, Lynn I. Quick start users guide for the PATH/AWARE decision support system.. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.2172/1090216.
Knowlton, Robert G., Melton, Brad J, Einfeld, Wayne, Tucker, Mark D, Franco, David Oliver, & Yang, Lynn I. Quick start users guide for the PATH/AWARE decision support system.. United States. doi:10.2172/1090216.
Knowlton, Robert G., Melton, Brad J, Einfeld, Wayne, Tucker, Mark D, Franco, David Oliver, and Yang, Lynn I. Sat . "Quick start users guide for the PATH/AWARE decision support system.". United States. doi:10.2172/1090216. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1090216.
@article{osti_1090216,
title = {Quick start users guide for the PATH/AWARE decision support system.},
author = {Knowlton, Robert G. and Melton, Brad J and Einfeld, Wayne and Tucker, Mark D and Franco, David Oliver and Yang, Lynn I.},
abstractNote = {The Prioritization Analysis Tool for All-Hazards/Analyzer for Wide Area Restoration Effectiveness (PATH/AWARE) software system, developed by Sandia National Laboratories, is a comprehensive decision support tool designed to analyze situational awareness, as well as response and recovery actions, following a wide-area release of chemical, biological or radiological materials. The system provides capability to prioritize critical infrastructure assets and services for restoration. It also provides a capability to assess resource needs (e.g., number of sampling teams, laboratory capacity, decontamination units, etc.), timelines for consequence management activities, and costs. PATH/AWARE is a very comprehensive tool set with a considerable amount of database information managed through a Microsoft SQL (Structured Query Language) database engine, a Geographical Information System (GIS) engine that provides comprehensive mapping capabilities, as well as comprehensive decision logic to carry out the functional aspects of the tool set. This document covers the basic installation and operation of the PATH/AWARE tool in order to give the user enough information to start using the tool. A companion users manual is under development with greater specificity of the PATH/AWARE functionality.},
doi = {10.2172/1090216},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {6}
}

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