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Information systems for emergency management

Author: Bartel van de Walle; Murray Turoff; Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Publisher: Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, 2010.
Series: Advances in management information systems, v. 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides the most current and comprehensive overview avaliable today of the critical role of information systems in emergency response and preparedness, It includes contributions from leading scholars, practitioners, and industry researchers, and covers all phases of disaster management--mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Information systems for emergency management.
Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, 2010
(OCoLC)317925823
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bartel van de Walle; Murray Turoff; Starr Roxanne Hiltz
ISBN: 9780765621351 0765621355
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 611063996
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 410 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. The domain of emergency management information --
2. Structuring the problem space of user interface design for disaster response technologies --
3. Protecting the public, addressing individual rights : ethical issues in emergency management information systems for public health emergencies --
4. Mitigating maladaptive threat rigidity responses to crisis --
5. Do expert teams in rapid crisis response use their tools efficiently? --
6. STATPack : an emergency response system for microbiology laboratory diagnostics and consultation --
7. Coordination of emergency response : an examination of the roles of people, process, and information technology --
8. The challenges facing a humanitarian MIS : a study of the information management systems for mine action in Iraq. 9. User perspectives on the Minnesota interorganizational Mayday information system --
10. Simulation and emergency management --
11. Conceptualizing a user-support task structure for geocollaborative disaster management environments --
12. Operational applications of space technologies in international humanitarian emergency response --
13. Near real-time global disaster impact analysis --
14. Toward standards-based resource management systems for emergency management --
15. Requirements and open architecture for environmental risk management information systems --
16. Emergency response information systems : past, present, and future.
Series Title: Advances in management information systems, v. 16.
Responsibility: Bartel van de Walle, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, editors.

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