Wiley Pathways Technology in Emergency Management / Edition 1

Wiley Pathways Technology in Emergency Management / Edition 1

by John C. Pine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471789739

ISBN-13: 9780471789734

Pub. Date: 10/20/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Technology plays a vital role in the effectiveness of a management plan during an emergency. Emergency Management Technology not only provides a detailed overview of the technology used, it also clearly explains how the technology is applied in the field. Readers will learn how to utilize technology in emergency planning, response, recovery and mitigation efforts

Overview

Technology plays a vital role in the effectiveness of a management plan during an emergency. Emergency Management Technology not only provides a detailed overview of the technology used, it also clearly explains how the technology is applied in the field. Readers will learn how to utilize technology in emergency planning, response, recovery and mitigation efforts and they'll uncover the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance the emergency management process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471789734
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/20/2006
Series:
Wiley Pathways Series
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
623,358
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

1 Using Technology: Technology as a Tool 1

2 Emergency Management and the Internet: Information Superhighway 16

3 Networks and Communications Systems: Working Together 36

4 GIS and GPS Tools: Maps and Geographic Systems 62

5 Direct and Remote Sensing: Describing and Detecting Hazards 91

6 Emergency Management Decision Support Systems: Using Data to Manage Disasters 131

7 Hazard Analysis and Modeling: Predicting the Impact 165

8 Warning Systems: Alerting the Public to Danger 195

9 Operational Problems and Technology: Making Technology Work for You 221

10 Trends in Technology 239

Bibliography 258

Glossary 266

Index 273

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