Accession Number:

AD0667964

Title:

EOC DISPLAY SYSTEM EVALUATION.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memorandum,

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-08-16

Pagination or Media Count:

187.0

Abstract:

This document presents the results of the investigation of the value of semiautomated display systems for emergency operations at the municipal level. The evaluation consisted of two phases Phase I was directed toward determining the value of semiautomated displays for municipal executives in their emergency decision making using a model semiautomatic display system in a simulated emergency operations context. Phase II was a human engineering investigation of the operator and viewer interface with the model display system, to identify those design changes that should be incorporated if Phase I indicated that a semiautomatic system was desirable. The findings of these two phases are presented, together with a discussion of the value of semiautomatic displays at the local level, the required characteristics of displays for municipal-level EOCs, and the value of fully-automatic systems at the local, state and regional levels. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE