Geoinformaiton for Disaster Management
Anticipating the obvious and growing importance of geoinformation for disaster and risk management a separate group of researchers, professionals and vendors have begun a worldwide discussion on collection, management, analysis, sharing and visualization of geo-information. The Gi4DM is coordinated by the ISPRS Ad hoc Committee on Risk and Disaster Management, Working Group 1 (Disaster) of the ISPRS Commission VIII (Remote Sensing and Policies) and Working Group 8 (3D Spatial Data Integration for Disaster Management and Environmental Monitoring) of the ISPRS Commission IV (Geodatabases and Digital Mapping).
Six editions of these symposia have taken place in Delft, The Netherlands, March 2005, in Goa, India, September 2006, in Toronto, Canada, May 2007, in Harbin, China, February 2008, in Prague, Czech Republic, January 2009 and in Torino, Italy, February 2010. “This conference is also sponsored by the Joint Board of Geospatial Information Societies”
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