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The UK WTC9/11 evacuation study: an overview of the methodologies employed and some preliminary analysis

The UK WTC9/11 evacuation study: an overview of the methodologies employed and some preliminary analysis

Galea, Edwin R. ORCID: 0000-0002-0001-6665, Hulse, Lynn ORCID: 0000-0001-5582-3520, Day, Rachel, Siddiqui, Asim ORCID: 0000-0003-1090-871X, Sharp, Gary, Boyce, Karen, Summerfield, Louise, Canter, David, Marselle, Melisa and Greenall, Paul V. (2010) The UK WTC9/11 evacuation study: an overview of the methodologies employed and some preliminary analysis. In: Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin / Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 3-24. ISBN 978-3-642-04503-5 (print), 978-3-642-04504-2 (eISBN) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-04504-2_1)

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Abstract

This paper briefly describes the methodologies employed in the collection and storage of first-hand accounts of evacuation experiences derived from face-to-face interviews from evacuees from the World Trade Centre (WTC) Twin Towers complex on 11 Septebmer 2001 and the development of the High-rise Evacuation Evaluation Database (HEED). The main focus of the paper is to present a preliminary analysis of data derived from the evacuation of the North Tower.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008
Additional Information: [1] In Part I Experiment and Evacuation. [2] This paper forms part of the proceedings of the 4th international conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics - PED 23008, held 27-29 February 2008, Wuppertal University, Wuppertal, Germany.
Uncontrolled Keywords: methodologies, collection, storage, first-hand accounts, interviews, evacuation experiences, World Trade Center (WTC), High-rise Evacuation Evaluation Database (HEED)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis > Fire Safety Engineering Group
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1768

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