GIS Helps Bolster Hurricane Preparation and Response

Redlands, California - September 10, 2008 - Geographic information system (GIS) technology played a key role in assisting federal, state, and local agencies to prepare for and respond to Hurricane Gustav. Using ArcGIS software and Web GIS services from...


"The ability to pull together a common operating picture across jurisdictions is better today than at any other time," says Johnson. "I think that people have begun to appreciate the value of the technology and anticipate having it in place and ready to deploy when emergencies occur."

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