9780471789734

Wiley Pathways Technology in Emergency Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471789734

  • ISBN10:

    0471789739

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-10-20
  • Publisher: WILEY

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Summary

Where do you want to go? You might already be working in the emergency management field, and may be looking to expand your skills. You might be setting out on a new career path. Or, you might want to learn more about exciting opportunities in emergency management.

Author Biography

John C. Pine, Ph. D., is an Associate Research Professor as well as a member of the Graduate Faculty and Adjunct Professor at Louisiana State University's Department of Management. He received his B.A. from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN in 1968, followed by his Masters and his Ph. D. from the University of Georgia. Research interests include vulnerability and consequence assessment to natural and man-made hazards; liability issues and emergencies; and crisis management.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Using Technology
Chapter 2: Emergency Management and the Internet
Chapter 3: Networks and Communications Systems
Chapter 4: GIS and GPS Tools
Chapter 5: Direct and Remote Sensing
Chapter 6: Emergency Management Decision Support Systems 
Chapter 7: Hazard Analysis and Modeling
Chapter 8: Warning Systems
Chapter 9: Operational Problems and Technology
Chapter 10: Trends in Technology

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