Web GIS: A Mission-Critical Technology for Emergency Management

For years, GIS has been an important tool for improving situational awareness, especially in emergency preparedness and response. During a crisis, having a clear, real-time understanding of the situation as it unfolds is critical for making decisions that help save lives. The challenge for decision makers has always been to acquire and analyze meaningful information so they can make timely and informed decisions. GIS – with its capacity to mash up and visualize multiple datasets in a single platform – […]

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