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Disaster Response: GIS for Public Safety
Author: Gary Amdahl,Preface by Jack Dangermond

Cover: cover
Pages: 108
List Price: $19.95
Published by Environmental Systems Research Institute
Date Published: 04/2001
ISBN: 1879102889


Local, state, and federal government units and the private sector need to learn how to best use the GIS technology now in the hands of those on the front lines fighting fires, managing evacuations, and cleaning toxic spills. These case studies illustrate the best new strategies for mitigation, response, and recovery from both natural and human disasters. A wide variety of disasters and scenarios are represented, including a lethal mudslide and wildfires.

Author Biography: Gary Amdahl lives in Redlands, California.