The main drawback of paper-based registration systems for organizing mass casualty incidents (MCIs) is that information about affected persons remains among the persons themselves. Data can be duplicated/aggregated by laborious manual copying triage tags only,a nd the normal medium for exchanging information are voice-based radio systems. Since MCIs… (More)
—Efficient emergency management requires on the one hand collecting distributed pieces of information in order to get an aggregated situation overview, and on the other hand distributing and presenting the gathered information to all levels of decision making. IT-supported emergency management systems can support these tasks, but need to be carefully… (More)
The authors examine two different non-geostationary satellite constellation networks with inter-satellite links for global air traffic control and air passenger communication. After developing a traffic model for aeronautical communication services, the authors derive bandwidth requirements for such a global system. The influence of different routing… (More)
Die Anforderungen an Anwendungen für IT-gestütztes Management eines Massenanfall vonV erletzten (MANV) sind vielfältig.
In disaster management scenarios with seriously damaged, not existing, or saturated communication infrastructures satellite communications can be an ideal means to provide connectivity with unaffected remote terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA) core networks. However, the propagation delay imposed by the satellite link affects the signalling protocols. This… (More)