Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation

WebGIS for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

Authors: Abdalla, Rifaat, Esmail Abd El-fattah Ali, Marwa

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  • Equips the reader with state-of-the-art coverage for WebGIS Visualization and Modeling for Disaster Management and Emergency Response
  • Explains how best WebGIS is used in solving real-world problems associated with Disaster Management Scenarios for the long-term sustainability
  • Solves application issues related to scenario-based modeling using WebGIS for Disaster Management and Emergency Response
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About this book

This book aims to help students, researchers and policy makers understand the latest research and development trends in the application of WebGIS for Disaster Management and Emergency Response. It is designed as a useful tool to better assess the mechanisms for planning, response and mitigation of the impact of disaster scenarios at the local, regional or national levels. It contains details on how to use WebGIS to solve real-world problems associated with Disaster Management Scenarios for the long-term sustainability. The book broadens the reader understanding of the policy and decision-making issues related to Disaster Management response and planning.

About the authors

Dr. Rifaat Abdalla is Associate Professor of Geospatial Science with King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). During the past ten years, he served as Defence Scientist with Defence Research and Development Canada; the Federal Government of Canada research arm in Defense and Security research. In addition he was Adjunct Professor with the graduate program in Disaster and Emergency Management, York University, Toronto, he also served as a contract faculty with the Geomatics Program, Ryerson University, Toronto (Canada). Dr. Abdalla received his Ph.D. from the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science, York University in 2006, specialized in Web-based GIS Applications. He received his Masters in Environmental Systems Engineering, from the University of Regina, focusing on GIS and Remote Sensing Applications. Dr. Abdalla has published extensively in the field of Web-based GIS for Disaster Management and has received many recognitions and awards, including the 2007 ESRI Best Scientific Paper, presented by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) for papers published in Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Journal. Also, he is a recipient of the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Ph.D. Scholarship and Post-doctoral Fellowship, Ontario Graduate Scholarship for Science and Technology Scholarship and the Best Paper Award of 2009 Conference on Geo-Web Services, held in Cancun, Mexico.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction to Disaster and Emergency Management Science

    Abdalla, Rifaat (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Basic Concept of Disaster Management and Emergency Response

    Abdalla, Rifaat (et al.)

    Pages 11-22

  • Technological Foundations of WebGIS

    Abdalla, Rifaat (et al.)

    Pages 23-31

  • WebGIS Systems and Architectures

    Abdalla, Rifaat (et al.)

    Pages 33-43

  • WebGIS Techniques and Applications

    Abdalla, Rifaat (et al.)

    Pages 45-55

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-03828-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-03827-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
WebGIS for Disaster Management and Emergency Response
Authors
Series Title
Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-03828-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-03828-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-03827-4
Series ISSN
2522-8714
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 102
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