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Enhancing Situational Awareness in the Maritime Domain: Magello Fact Sheet and Video

Enhancing Situational Awareness in the Maritime Domain: Magello Fact Sheet and Video

Marcello is a customizable, Web-based tool that integrates oceanic and atmospheric forecasting, plume modeling, and real-time information updates that can help decision-makers and emergency responders prepare for, respond to, and recover from events. The tool overlays multiple datasets, model outputs, and information sources in a single, user-friendly interface.

Developed by the Maritime Security Center (MSC) at Stevens Institute of Technology, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Center of Excellence, Magello provides enhanced situational awareness for emergency response and allows decision-makers to rapidly access vital information necessary to make quick, informed decisions. For example, accessing and overlaying real-time wind, ocean current, and sea surface temperature data in a single interface could provide critical information needed to assist the U.S. Coast Guard in tracking and cleaning up an oil spill.

Watch the MSC Summer Research Institute Video

The Maritime Security Summer Research Institute is an eight-week intensive summer research program designed to engage undergraduate and graduate-level engineering and science students across the country in homeland security-focused research with MSC researchers and homeland security practitioners. (As of 12/2015)

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