EurekaFacts Collects Data for US Army Corps of Engineers
Commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, EurekaFacts was tasked with conducting research and analysis to support the development of the USACE Great Lakes Coastal Impact Reporting System (GLCIRS). This research effort supported and guided the development of a comprehensive tracking system/database and reporting system that will capture information on the storm, high water, and low water impact for riparian properties both public and private.
EurekaFacts completed a literature review emphasizing data collection methodologies, investigated data collection best practices for surveys and mobile phone apps, and, based on the information discovered, made survey and mobile phone hosting recommendations. The studies and surveys ranged from a focus on issues at a local level to the national level, included:￼
EurekaFacts is a full-service market and social research firm in the Washington, D.C. area. We help leaders understand and shape successful programs, communications, and brands through data collection and advanced analytics. Since 2003, we have collaborated with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations to answer their research questions and business objectives. EurekaFacts is ISO 20252 certified, the highest quality standard in market and social research.
About US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District is responsible for water resources development in the Chicago metropolitan area, an area of about 5,000 square miles with a population of about 9 million, through a variety of projects including flood risk management and storm damage reduction, navigation, aquatic ecosystem restoration, emergency management, and interagency and international services.