2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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Da Vinci's children take flight: unmanned aircraft systems in the homeland
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-03)
In 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration will open national airspace to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Nonmilitary uses for UAS range from agriculture services to entertainment purposes, and include tasks as mundane ...
High-tech, low-tech, no-tech: communications strategies during blackouts
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-12)
How do emergency managers communicate vital life-safety information when disaster strikes and the power goes out, sometimes for extended periods? Time and again, our power grid, aging and stretched beyond its intended ...
Twituational awareness: gaining situational awareness via crowdsourced #disaster epidemiology
(Monterey California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-09)
Public health and other agencies need situational awareness to respond effectively to disasters or other incidents. Traditional means of obtaining this information require significant time and personnel. Social media is ...
Suicide terrorism in America?: the complex social conditions of this phenomenon and the implications for homeland security
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-12)
This research applies social identity and intergroup relations theory to the phenomenon of suicide terrorism and develops a framework that can be used to better understand the threat of suicide terrorism and the implications ...
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