Task Analysis for Composing an Alert Message

This Task Analysis focuses on the tasks involved when an authorized person composes an alert message, tasks situated between the decision to alert and the dissemination of that alert. It addresses only alert composition tasks supported by online tools and only for the issuing of alerts online in the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) format. The analysis is intended to inform development of well-designed tools for alert composition and so to help alert composers apply their expertise efficiently and effectively.

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