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So what exactly is DisasterMap.net?

Here at DisasterMap.net, our objective is “to provide our users with near complete situational awareness in real time as disaster events unfold.”  I’ve been told by more than one MBA that this objective is complicated and hard to understand.  Another way to put it is that DisasterMap.net is a web based information system that allows you to track…


DisasterMap.net in the News Recently

News reports last week featured two recent DisasterMap.net projects. Working with Gulf Restoration Network, we created a set of maps and population figures that examine the impact of possible “resettlement zones” in Louisiana.  This assessment of the at risk population was featured in this report on WDSU Channel 6 earlier this week. In the Channel 6…


Typhoon Chaba kills 7

Note:  This post original appeared in the Natural Hazards, GIS and Disaster Management blog and is used with permission from the author.   Typhoon Chaba has killed 7 people in South Korea after causing heavy rainfall and devastating floods. The island of Jeju and cities Busan and Ulsan witnessed the worst impacts.   Warnings were issued…