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S. government funding. What is true about maximizing post-earthquake learning—that we need to be specific about “what we do not know” (EERI, 1977, p. 15)—is true generally for maximizing learning from quick response research. A research agenda for quick response research needs to be built on identifying the gaps in the existing quick response literature. Particular attention needs to be paid to that aspect of quick response research that distinguishes it from other research, namely the collection of perishable information generated during or immediately after a disaster.

It can be used (1) when documentation is unavailable, (2) when key informants are unavailable, (3) when estimates and statistical data are spotty, (4) to verify information obtained through other means, (5) when it is the most appropriate means of obtaining the data, and (6) to generate ideas about future research. , 2003). The building is located immediately south of tower 2 of the World Trade Center. The reconnaissance of the interior followed an exterior inspection of the building from ground level two days previously.

A reliable system for rapidly recording querying and visualizing qualitative and quantitative information is being developed through integrating global positioning systems, geographic information systems, digital photography, and hand-held computers. Recent advances enhance the utility of data recorded during post-earthquake (Frost and Deaton, 2000) and other field reconnaissance. Michaels 35 Information technology makes it easier to manipulate electronic documents than paper copy. Rodrigue (2003) chose to analyze the on-line edition of the Los Angeles Times rather than the paper version for representation of the September 11th disaster because it made collecting data easier.

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