National Disaster Planning

Robert Bauer participated in the State's (at Carterville, Illinois, on September 11, 2010) and National (Washington, D.C., on September 21 and 22, 2010) Mid-Term Planning Conference for the National Level Exercise for 2011. At these meetings, Bauer has been working with the state emergency managers as their science consultant. This exercise will be the nation's first national exercise in response to a natural disaster and will be the nation's largest exercise simulating a catastrophic disaster from a New Madrid earthquake.