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Author Geospatial Technologies and Homeland Security Symposium (2006 : Texas A & M University)

Title Geospatial technologies and homeland security : research frontiers and future challenges / Daniel Z. Sui, editor
Published [Dordrecht, Netherlands?] : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 356 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The GeoJournal library ; v. 94
GeoJournal library ; v. 94
Contents Geospatial Technologies and Homeland Security: An Overview; Remote Sensing and GIS as Counterterrorism Tools for Homeland Security: The case of Afghanistan; Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks and Natural Disasters: Case Studies of Los Angeles and Houston; From Crime Analysis to Homeland Security: A Role for Neighborhood Profiling?; Measuring and Mapping Conflict-Related Deaths and Segregation: Lessons from the Belfast 'Troubles'; Internal Security for Communities: A Spatial Analysis of the Effectiveness of Sex Offender Laws; Remote Sensing-Based Damage Assessment for Homeland Security
Summary This edited volume, based upon the papers presented during the "Geospatial Technologies and Homeland Security Symposium" on Nov. 15, 2006, presents an overview of the latest development of geospatial technologies (including, but not limited to, GIS, RS, GPS, LBS, spatial analysis and modelling etc.) and their applications in piecing together the complex puzzles facing the challenges of the homeland security research and education. A wide variety of topics, ranging from conceptual and methodological to technical and social/legal issues, are covered by contributions from leading academ
Notes "Edited volume based upon the papers presented during the 'Geospatial Technologies and Homeland Security Symposium' on Nov. 15, 2006"--Page 4 of cover
"Symposium ... took place at Texas A & M University on Nov. 16, 2006"--Page 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil defense -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Emergency management -- Congresses
Civil defense -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Social control -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Civil defense -- Congresses
Geospatial data -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Sui, Daniel Z. (Daniel Zhi), 1965-
LC no. 2008924193
ISBN 1402083394 (acid-free paper)
1402085079 (e-ISBN)
9781402083396 (acid-free paper)
9781402085079 (e-ISBN)