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Tuesday, November 10 • 10:30am - 11:00am
Risk Modeling for Energy and Communications Infrastructure

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Jamie Gaynor* (Terracon), Jason Wise (Terracon)

The political and regulatory landscape surrounding infrastructure projects is often dynamic and unruly, yet the natural landscape that influences project feasibility and asset integrity is somewhat predictable. As consultants in the AEC industry, we must frequently negotiate both of these systems. Here we will discuss the availability and limitations of public and proprietary data for modeling natural systems including the National Elevation Dataset, the NRCS STATSGO/SSURGO soil datasets, the National Hydrography dataset, and more. We will also present several examples of risk-based raster models developed to help guide project planning and protect infrastructure assets. Topics of discussion will include raster model workflows, technical development, and web-based tools/applications.

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Tuesday November 10, 2015 10:30am - 11:00am
VT Conference Room

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