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  • Friday, May 27, 2011 The best way to be prepared is to practice. As school children we have practice drills on how to respond to a fire alarm. Constant practice […]

    Disaster Response Practice

    Friday, May 27, 2011 The best way to be prepared is to practice. As school children we have practice drills on how to respond to a fire alarm. Constant practice […]

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  • Thursday, May 26, 2011 What would you do if your aunt called you two days before her dinner party and informed you that due to a fire in her kitchen […]

    Your Aunt’s Dinner Party

    Thursday, May 26, 2011 What would you do if your aunt called you two days before her dinner party and informed you that due to a fire in her kitchen […]

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  • Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Salvaging damaged books can be very time consuming, especially if they don’t dry flat. Today Caitlin Moore demonstrated how to flatten a book. First you lightly […]

    Flattening A Book

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Salvaging damaged books can be very time consuming, especially if they don’t dry flat. Today Caitlin Moore demonstrated how to flatten a book. First you lightly […]

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  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011 An important part of preparing for disasters is to practice and experiment before a disaster. An excellent drill is to get books wet in clean tap […]

    Preparing for Disasters

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011 An important part of preparing for disasters is to practice and experiment before a disaster. An excellent drill is to get books wet in clean tap […]

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  • Monday, May 23, 2011 I am, once again, teaching a Disaster Planning and Recovery course at the OceanTeacher Academy in Ostend, Belgium. Today we learned about air drying books which […]

    OceanTeacher Academy Disaster Response Session 2011

    Monday, May 23, 2011 I am, once again, teaching a Disaster Planning and Recovery course at the OceanTeacher Academy in Ostend, Belgium. Today we learned about air drying books which […]

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  • Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Today we put into practice everything that we had learned over the five days. When students came to class they learned that there had been a […]

    Disaster Response Drill

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Today we put into practice everything that we had learned over the five days. When students came to class they learned that there had been a […]

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  • Tuesday, July 6, 2010 This afternoon we went to Bruges to visit the conservation school which is a part of SYNTRA West. The students and teacher provided many demonstrations. We […]

    Outing to a Conservation Lab and Archives

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010 This afternoon we went to Bruges to visit the conservation school which is a part of SYNTRA West. The students and teacher provided many demonstrations. We […]

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  • Monday, July 5, 2010 We checked our books after 5 days of air drying to see if they were dry. None were completely dry. Although several looked dry, when we […]

    My Aunt’s Dinner

    Monday, July 5, 2010 We checked our books after 5 days of air drying to see if they were dry. None were completely dry. Although several looked dry, when we […]

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  • Friday, July 2, 2010 After close to two days of air drying many, but not all, books were ready to press. We used a make shift press of books and […]

    Book Drying Continues

    Friday, July 2, 2010 After close to two days of air drying many, but not all, books were ready to press. We used a make shift press of books and […]

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  • Thursday, July 1, 2010 Today was our first session on disaster planning and preparedness at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Office for the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange in Ostend, […]

    OceanTeacher Academy Course on Disaster Planning and Preparedness

    Thursday, July 1, 2010 Today was our first session on disaster planning and preparedness at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Office for the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange in Ostend, […]

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