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GIS to spur Civil Defense Response

The Civil Defense department will implement an electronic system that links its operations with houses for immediate response in events of fire. The system is already in application in Makkah and


The village of Algonquin Recognized for GIS Technology

Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) recognizes organizations that embrace GIS technology to improve the world and contribute to the GIS community with its Special Achievement in GIS Award. The village


Australia: How the City Would Fare if the Natural Disaster Were to Occur Again in 2013?

A team of Queensland firies has ignited the interest of emergency response teams from around the world, after using cutting-edge mapping technology to tackle a catastrophic problem from the dark


What is GIS?

GIS stands for Geographic Information System. Introduction This portion provides an overview of GIS. It examines what GIS is, what it can do and, in brief, how it works. One of the