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Geoinformation Technologies to Support Collaborative Emergency Management [chapter]

Sven Fuhrmann, Alan MacEachren, Guoray Cai
2008 Digital Government  
Multimodal Interface Platform for Geographic Information Systems (GeoMIP), the GeoCollaborative Crisis Management platform for mobile collaboration and a web-portal for humanitarian relief logistics.  ...  emergency management teams; and provide open standards-based web portal technologies.  ...  HAZUS-MH not only models earthquake losses but also helps to make forecasts and risk assessment decisions for flooding and hurricane events.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-71611-4_20 fatcat:i4bkn6h5engmtay4zb35d2lt2y

A Framework for Scaling Urban Transformative Resilience Through Utilizing Volunteered Geographic Information

Mahsa Moghadas, Abbas Rajabifard, Alexander Fekete, Theo Kötter
2022 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Resilience in the urban context can be described as a continuum of absorptive, adaptive, and transformative capacities.  ...  The need to move toward a sustainable future and bounce forward after any disruption has led recent urban resilience initiatives to engage with the concept of transformative resilience when and where conventional  ...  Smarter management (collecting, sharing, updating, and using) of information, open and efficient exchanging of geospatial information with advanced tools, and better urban analytics and simulation to improve  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi11020114 fatcat:2bsuvvuefjcmpkweck2q726vzm

A Big Data Reference Architecture for Emergency Management

Carlos A. Iglesias, Alfredo Favenza, Álvaro Carrera
2020 Information  
On the one hand, the availability of big data and the evolution of geographical information systems make it possible to manage and process large quantities of information that can hugely improve the decision-making  ...  for solving similar problems.  ...  ., 3D storm surge visualizations to improve situational awareness and evacuation decisions [62] ), disaster visualization (e.g., visual analytics facilities to improve information sharing across stakeholders  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11120569 fatcat:kxostcrulbh7lpnd3qehl7h2by

Urban remote sensing with lidar for the Smart City Concept implementation

2019 Geology Geography Ecology  
The flowchart of the operational URS / LiDAR / GIS workflow for the Smart City implementation has been depicted. Urban Remote Sensing for data mining / city analytics and the EOS LiDAR Tool.  ...  The paper outlines the whole framework of urban data mining / city analytics relevant to the mentioned applications. The ELiT software use cases for the Smart Cities.  ...  A web-visualization is a standard procedure for tourists and investors attraction to a certain city (Fig. 7) .  ... 
doi:10.26565/2410-7360-2019-50-08 fatcat:gysi2yodobhpveayh2l26sjb4m

Database assessment of CMIP5 and hydrological models to determine flood risk areas

Ponthip Limlahapun, Hiromichi Fukui
2016 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
makes them suitable for monitoring a flood.  ...  This research notably focused on integrating data regardless of system-design complexity, and database approaches are significantly flexible, manageable, and well-supported for system data transfer, which  ...  Acknowledgement This project and publication were funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) under a Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/46/1/012036 fatcat:ojqpeamo3vgq7gcdddzifuinxe

GIS&T Training and Education

Joseph Kerski, Esri, Inc., Diana Sinton, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science
2020 Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge  
Challenges and opportunities confronting community college educators and programs are identified and discussed, including accountability, articulation, geospatial curriculum design and assessment, and  ...  Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model, and in related workforce development initiatives, are highlighted.  ...  We also thank the anonymous reviewers for their suggestions, and the support of the National GeoTech Center (DUE #0801893), San Diego State University, and Southwestern College.  ... 
doi:10.22224/gistbok/2020.1.4 fatcat:pvwv3yqw3zgxzbapsj5nt2r4wm

Opportunities and Challenges of Geospatial Analysis for Promoting Urban Livability in the Era of Big Data and Machine Learning

Anna Kovacs-Györi, Alina Ristea, Clemens Havas, Michael Mehaffy, Hartwig H. Hochmair, Bernd Resch, Levente Juhasz, Arthur Lehner, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Thomas Blaschke
2020 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
This paper assesses how geospatial data, and urban analysis, using a mixed methods approach, can help to better understand urban dynamics and human behavior, and how it can assist planning efforts to improve  ...  , such as machine learning, for better-informed decision making aiming at urban livability improvement.  ...  open questions, especially regarding the application of VGI and various geospatial analytics techniques for livability assessment and improvement.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi9120752 fatcat:khvtmzwomfaf3fbi3qfy7xmjru

Competence in GIS&T Knowledge Work

David DiBiase, Esri
2018 Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge  
SUBSCRIPTION RATE: One year: $295 business, libraries, government agencies, and public institutions. Individuals interested in subscriptions should contact URISA for membership information.  ...  Educational programs planned and presented by URISA provide attendees with relevant and rewarding continuing education experience.  ...  Technology Center) and NSF/DUE 0801893 for a National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence.  ... 
doi:10.22224/gistbok/2018.3.10 fatcat:z2qrigspvvg4tewgtbjugl3xta

Crowdsourcing, citizen sensing and sensor web technologies for public and environmental health surveillance and crisis management: trends, OGC standards and application examples

Maged N Kamel Boulos, Bernd Resch, David N Crowley, John G Breslin, Gunho Sohn, Russ Burtner, William A Pike, Eduardo Jezierski, Kuo-Yu Chuang
2011 International Journal of Health Geographics  
, "noise", misinformation, bias and trust), the core technologies and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards involved (Sensor Web Enablement and Open GeoSMS), as well as a few outstanding project implementation  ...  the overlapping domains of the Sensor Web, citizen sensing and 'human-in-the-loop sensing' in the era of the Mobile and Social Web, and the roles these domains can play in environmental and public health  ...  DNC and JGB are funded in part by Science Foundation Ireland under grant number SFI/08/CE/I1380 (Lion 2) and by a CoEI, NUI Galway scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1476-072x-10-67 pmid:22188675 pmcid:PMC3271966 fatcat:zje67l7py5d6nejb2yhroxqvb4

Transitioning to resilience and sustainability in urban communities

Marcus J. Collier, Zorica Nedović-Budić, Jeroen Aerts, Stuart Connop, Dermot Foley, Karen Foley, Darryl Newport, Siobhán McQuaid, Aleksander Slaev, Peter Verburg
2013 Cities  
-are explored as viable facets for devising and sustaining urban transition strategies.  ...  The emerging and challenging areas -geospatial ICT, green infrastructure planning, novel design using collaborative responses, climate planning, limiting urban sprawl and short-circuit economic approaches  ...  In addition, we would like to express our sincere thanks to the editor for his creative comments and support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cities.2013.03.010 fatcat:geyv7fz7lvb5nlpitlxox36whm

Volunteered Geographic Information System and Its Contribution in Service Sector Employment [chapter]

N N Ramaprasad, Priya Narayanan
2019 Geographic Information Systems [Working Title]  
The web GIS facilitated service sector employment, which provides service at doorsteps, hence creating a scope of opportunities for young entrepreneurs.  ...  The potential of identifying the position of the observer in the geographical system in relation with neighbouring details and the instantaneous communication to the web server has created big data in  ...  13 Volunteered Geographic Information System and Its Contribution in Service Sector Employment DOI:  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.82004 fatcat:ymrh35h5kzazhlp6othadcawqy

The Rising Role of Big Data Analytics and IoT in Disaster Management: Recent Advances, Taxonomy and Prospects

Syed Attique Shah, Dursun Zafer Seker, Sufian Hameed, Dirk Draheim
2019 IEEE Access  
responders, police, public health, and fire departments) to acquire state-of-the-art assistance and improved insights for accurate and timely decision-making.  ...  The motivation behind this research is to pave the way for effective utilization of the available opportunities that the BDA and IoT collaboratively offer to predict, understand and monitor disaster situations  ...  This information is then visualized on a web-based dashboard for emergency responders to acquire greater situational awareness in the early stages of the disaster.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2913340 fatcat:ndylscl3dfb3renpzpkg2g2bme

Flood loss estimation using 3D city models and remote sensing data

Kai Schröter, Stefan Lüdtke, Richard Redweik, Jessica Meier, Mathias Bochow, Lutz Ross, Claus Nagel, Heidi Kreibich
2018 Environmental Modelling & Software  
Highlights Flood loss models for residential buildings are developed based on 3D city models and remote sensing data.  ...  These multi-variable predictive models are validated using empirical data. 3D city models are readily available for urban areas and as standardized data they ease the spatial transfer of loss models.  ...  We are thankful to the city of Dresden for the provision of data including the flood scenarios, the virtual 3D city model, and the digital terrain model.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.03.032 fatcat:xtux656mzjhtnhdqmoqnlsfmtq

Applications of Social Media in Hydroinformatics: A Survey [article]

Yufeng Yu, Yuelong Zhu, Dingsheng Wan, Qun Zhao, Kai Shu, Huan Liu
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Floods of research and practical applications employ social media data for a wide range of public applications, including environmental monitoring, water resource managing, disaster and emergency response.Hydroinformatics  ...  can benefit from the social media technologies with newly emerged data, techniques and analytical tools to handle large datasets, from which creative ideas and new values could be mined.This paper first  ...  Rapid flood mapping is crucial for flood disaster response to gain better situation awareness during the event, and thus to quickly identify areas needing immediate attention.  ... 
arXiv:1905.03035v1 fatcat:72ignyiinjabnk2duldns475la

Understanding risk: what makes a risk assessment successful?

Richard Murnane, Alanna Simpson, Brenden Jongman
2016 International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment  
, and consideration of improvements in light of flood risk assessment. 7.  ...  Under this initiative, web-based geospatial platforms (GeoNodes) in more than 20 countries have been used to open more than 1,000 geospatial data sets to the public and to catalyze community mapping of  ...  Taken as a group, these case studies evidence the need for continued investment in accurate and useful risk information and provide recommendations for the future.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijdrbe-06-2015-0033 fatcat:v3qekkinbzfwhagau5bmars4fe
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