Collecting and Sharing Perishable Data

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By the end of this module, you will be able to:

Lesson 1: Background

  1. Define what perishable data is. 
  2. Explain why hazards and disaster researchers collect perishable data.
  3. Identify methodological approaches used to collect perishable data. 

Lesson 2: Challenges and Opportunities for Collecting Perishable Data

  1. Describe challenges and strategies for ethically collecting and sharing perishable data. 
  2. Describe logistical challenges and practical strategies for collecting and sharing perishable data. 
  3. Identify long-standing programs that support the collection of perishable data.

Lesson 3: Advancing Research, Practice, and Policy

  1. List seven rationales for disseminating perishable data.
  2. Provide examples of how past research involving the collection and sharing of perishable data has helped to advance research, practice, and policy in the hazards and disaster field. 


At the close of the module, you will have the opportunity to take a 10-question quiz. If you get 8 out of 10 questions correct, you will receive a certificate of completion for the CONVERGE Collecting and Sharing Perishable Data Training Module.

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