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Unformatted text preview: visualize and analyze outbreak data. It is also an information system that can be used as part of an emergency outbreak center. o 4 sections of GIS: Spatial Data Input o spatial data manipulation o spatial data analysis o spatial data visualization-Geospatial Technology: Response and Recovery o Reponse: search and rescue o Why are basic street maps important for search and rescue? For basic navigation; to guide people quickly and increase efficiency.-need initial population and numbers of people at certain areas at certain times throughout the day. o Allows planners to estimate how many people need to evacuate, etc.-spatial patterns of animal rescue; animals play a huge role in response some people will not evacuate their houses because they do not want to leave their pets.-Recovery o Debris removal o Re-establishment of services o Return to normalcy...
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- Spring '07