How would the the earthquakes of the Pacific Rim or the storm surges of the Americas affect Northern Ireland?
This project assists teachers in demonstrating the need for resilience and the implications of natural disasters through local services and surroundings.
OurRagingPlanet is a human impact education tool that allows students to view basic simulations of disasters in their area, using public data to estimate the impact on familiar local landmarks. The web-based tool works on modern desktop and tablet systems.
OurRagingPlanet is funded through the OpenDataNI Education Competition, with thanks to the OpenDataNI team, the Department of Finance and Department of Economy of Northern Ireland for their help and support. This product is not endorsed by any public body. This educational software is not intended to provide accurate simulation of natural phenomena and should not be used to estimate disaster outcomes in susceptible areas..Learn more