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

Title Geospatial technologies and homeland security [electronic resource] : research frontiers and future challenges / Daniel Z. Sui, editor.

Published [Dordrecht, Netherlands?] : Springer, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxviii, 356 p.) : ill., maps.
Series The GeoJournal library ; v. 94
GeoJournal library ; v. 94.
Notes "Edited volume based upon the papers presented during the 'Geospatial Technologies and Homeland Security Symposium' on Nov. 15, 2006"--P. [4] of cover.
"Symposium ... took place at Texas A & M University on Nov. 16, 2006"--P. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Description based on print version record.
Other author Sui, Daniel Z. (Daniel Zhi), 1965-
Subject Civil defense -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Civil defense -- Congresses.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Emergency management -- Congresses.
Civil defense -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Social control -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Geospatial data -- Congresses.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781402083396 (acid-free paper)
1402083394 (acid-free paper)
9781402085079 (e-ISBN)
1402085079 (e-ISBN)
Standard Number 9786611378172