CERES

Chemical Emergency Response E-Service
Prepare, Respond, Analyze 
 Anytime, Anywhere, Any device

Desktop (CERES Web)

Benefit from wide desktop screens and multiple monitor displays. Our web application can be accessed from any PC, Mac or laptop connected to the internet.

Tablet (iOS and Android app)

Take the familiar desktop look and feel with you, anywhere you go. CERES iOS and Android apps are designed and optimised for your tablet.

Mobile (iOS and Android app)

Enjoy the benefit of a full featured application in the palm of your hand. The mobile user interface has been configured for iOS and Android phones, making CERES easily accessible on any mobile device.

Beyond ALOHA!

CERES is a software as a service application used for preparing, responding, and analyzing chemical incidents, fire incidents and explosions.

CERES FREE gives you full features access to ALOHA  chemical dispersion model jointly developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office (CEPPO), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Response and Restoration (NOAA) of the US Government. CERES base will always be free and runs on your desktop, mobile device or tablet.

CERES PRO takes you beyond ALOHA  with Google maps integration, live traffic, street view, sensor driven plume, predefined scenario developments, planning tools, advanced reporting functions, KML plume plot and impacted receptors  import/export, live meteorological and sensor data, sharing and collaboration.

CERES RESPONDER

Subscribe for a plan and start using the service on any desktop or mobile device 

CERES RESPONDER - FREE

0 USD

Modern "no-cost" base application featuring full ALOHA® plume dispersion modeling capabilities

  • 1 user license included

    Google maps integration
    Location search services
    Google places*
    Street view
    Live traffic

    Live current location
    Distance measurement tools
    Assessment of impacted places
    Drawing tools for places and zone contours
    Scenario history management

  • Limited Email Support
    *Only Hospitals are included for free

CERES RESPONDER - PRO

5 USD

Per month, when you subscribe for a year or $7 per month and pay as you go

  • All CERES FREE features
    1 user license included*
    Full Google places 
    Internet weather (Earth Networks)
    Advanced reporting including map images and imacted receptors
    Additional chemicals and solutions
    Infiltration analysis for multiple receptors
    5 minute footprint intervals
    Predefined scenarios management
    Planning, sharing, communication
    TNT Blast Equivalent Model
    Full ERG Guide integration with live weather
  • Email Support (reply within 24 hours)
    Expand with "WIDE AREA PACKAGE" and remove the 50 miles diameter limitation 

CERES RESPONDER - LIVE TEAM

60 USD

Per month, when you subscribe for a year or $80 per month and pay as you go

  • All CERES RESPONDER - PRO features
    5 user license included*
    Real time enhaced internet weather data for any point in the world at resolution of 2.5 miles / 4 km (powered by IBM)
    Users share the same area of interest, receptors and scenarios
    Team collaboration
    Use your local meteorological station*
    Visualize gas sensors data and compare them against model results*
    Import RMP and Tier II data
    Scenarios Import from ALOHA®
    Tabletop Exercises (drawings, kml/kmz)
  • Email Support 24/7 (reply in few hours)
    *
    Contact CERES for hardware compatibility review, startup cost or if you need more than 5 user licenses, 1 local met station and 10 gas sensors

CERES FACILITY

Subscribe for a plan and start using the service on any desktop or mobile device 

CERES FACILITY

60 USD

Per month, when you subscribe for a year or $80 per month and pay as you go

  • All CERES RESPONDER - PRO features 
    5 user licenses included*
    Team collaboration
    Users share the same site, emision sources, hazard areas, safe rooms, shelters, predefined scenarios, receptors and drawings
    Customize your site with KML/KMZ import and high resolution imagery
    My chemicals
    Planning exercises
    Consequences analysis 
    Scenarios Import from ALOHA® and from Tier2Submit and CAMEOfm
    Customization on request*
      
  • Email Support 24/7 (reply in few hours)
    *Contact CERES if you need more than 5 user licenses, or software customization

CERES FACILITY - LIVE

120 USD

Per month, when you subscribe for a year or $150 per month and pay as you go

  • All CERES FACILITY features
    5 user licenses included*
    Use your local meteorological station*
    Visualize live gas sensors data and compare them against model results*

    Expand with "WIDE AREA PACKAGE" and remove the 50 miles diameter limitation **
    Add live "MONITORING PACKAGE" and never lose sensors, alarms or met data** 

  • Live Phone Support

    Email Support 24/7 (reply in few hours)
    *Contact CERES for hardware compatibility review, startup cost or if you need more than 1 live met station and 10 gas sensors

    **Additional costs

CERES FACILITY - ULTIMATE

1000 USD

Per month, when you subscribe for a year or $1225 per month and pay as you go

  • All CERES FACILITY - LIVE features
    Manage and monitor multiple sites

    Unlimeted user licenses included
    5 sites included*


    Unlimited sensors

    Unlimited met stations
    Unlimited users
    Monitoring and Wide Area package Included**

     
  • Live Phone Support
    Email Support 24/7 (reply in few hours)
    *Contact CERES for hardware compatibility review, startup cost or if you have more than 5 sites
    **Packages can be removed on request

WIDE AREA PACKAGE

50 USD

Per month, add me to any site

  • Remove the 50 miles diameter limitation
    Model your predefined scenarios in transit anywhere

MONITORING PACKAGE

75 USD

Per month, add me to any site 

  • Live Facility Monitoring
    Real time enhaced internet weather data for any point in the world at resolution of 2.5 miles / 4 km (powered by IBM) 
    Alarms (met and sensors) 
    Quick Response (live wind corridor)
    Source Locator (odor corridor)
    Quick Impacted Report
    Source Locator Report 
    Data Archive (met, sensors, alarms)
    Wind Rose
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FAQ

How to get help?

Just send an email to ceres@vlahi.com detailing your issue and we’ll reply within 24 hours. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST.

Can I upgrade  or downgrade if I change my mind?

Absolutely. Please let us know what you need at ceres@vlahi.com and will do our best to accomodate the change. 

Which currencies do you accept?

We accept any currency accepted by Apple Store, Google Play Store or PayPal

What does "Vlahi" mean?

 "Vlahi" means "Romanians". It is a historical term from the Middle Ages assigned to population that lives in the Carpato-Danubiano-Pontic geographical space. We named our company "Vlahi Systems LLC" because we are proud of our heritage and unique culture.

What version of ALOHA does CERES use ?

We always keep CERES in synch with the latest ALOHA release. As of today the model version is 5.4.7.

Forgot your password?

Please follow the instructions from our "Reset Password" link.

What about product returns / refunds?

We offer complimentary refunds within the first 30 days to give you ample time to assess the application to ensure it meets your needs. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, simply let us know by sending an email to ceres@vlahi.com and we will fully refund your money, no questions asked. 

Do you provide product support?

Yes. Just send an email to ceres@vlahi.com and we’ll reply within 24 hours. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST. We are working on a real time chat system that you will be able to use from inside CERES application. 

How does the subscription process work ?

After the one month free trial the subscription automatically renews for a month or a year, unless it is cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of trial period. Your account will be charged for renewal 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions by going to your account settings on the Apple Store or Google Play Store after purchase.

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17171 Park Row #247,  Houston, TX 77084

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832-356-6669