Virtual tools for volcanic crisis management, and evacuation decision support: applications to El Chichón volcano (Chiapas, México)

@article{Marrero2013VirtualTF,
  title={Virtual tools for volcanic crisis management, and evacuation decision support: applications to El Chich{\'o}n volcano (Chiapas, M{\'e}xico)},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Marrero and Alicia Garc{\'i}a and Angeles Llinares and Servando de la Cruz-Reyna and S{\'i}lvia Regina Ramos and Ram{\'o}n Ortiz},
  journal={Natural Hazards},
  year={2013},
  volume={68},
  pages={955-980}
}
Decision making regarding massive evacuation of a population threatened by a probable volcanic eruption is a major problem in crisis management. Such a decision is general on the number of people to be evacuated, available resources and infrastructure, quantity and quality of the escape routes and shelters, and the economic, social and political costs involved in the operation, coupled with the updated information provided by scientists about the forecast of future activity and probable… CONTINUE READING

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