INFRARISK was a three-year collaborative R&D project funded by the EC to develop a stress test framework to tackle the coupled impacts of natural hazards on interdependent infrastructure networks through:
The methodological core of the project was based on the establishment of an 'overarching methodology' to evaluate the risks associated with multiple infrastructure networks for various hazards with spatial and temporal correlation. IT Innovation had a leading role in the implementation strategy of the project, designing and developing a strategic INFRARISK Decision Support Tool (IDST) to ensure practical integration of the INFRARISK stress tests and harmonised risk management methods, driven by a specific process workflow engine.
The IDST tool represents a significant advance on the applicability of the risk-based methodologies with regard to the resilience of transport infrastructure. This allows calculation of the risks and robustness of infrastructure impacted by natural disasters such as earthquakes, landslides and flooding.
The IDST represents a workflow that incorporates functions for:
Interested readers may also see a peer-reviewed paper on this work:
An Integrated Decision-Support Information System on the Impact of Extreme Natural Hazards on Critical Infrastructure
— Zoheir Sabeur, Panos Melas and Ken Meacham in collaboration with Roughan & Donovan Innovative Solutions, Ireland; University College London, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, UK and ETHZ, Switzerland.
The INFRARISK project was a 35 month project funded by the EC FP7 framework programme.
Coordinator: Roughan and O' Donovan Limited, Ireland
More information: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/110820_en.html
INFRARISK has received EC research funding.