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Title: Integration of forest fire management with SDI: user requirements.
Authors: Aragó Galindo, Pau
Orientador: Canut, Carlos Granell
Guijarro, Joaquín Huerta
Caetano, Mário
Keywords: Forest fires
Emergency management
User requirements
Incendios forestales
Gestión de emergencias
Necesidades de los usuarios
Issue Date: 4-Mar-2010
Series/Report no.: Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies;TGEO0033
Abstract: Forest fires management is not only an emergency task, the preventive task could be even more important, being better avoid the possibility of a forest fire ignition before it start or reduce its hazard, that latter try to extinct it. To implement a useful forest fire management into a SDI is crucial to know the user requirements, which is the spatial information they manage, which are the GIS applications they manage in their work, which are the alerts send a receive in the forest fires context. A Survey has been done to have a better compression of the reality and user requirements. A review of Spanish and European works in forest fires and emergency management has been done to identify which are the actual challenges in emergency management.
Description: Dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies.
Appears in Collections:NIMS - MSc Dissertations Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus-Mundus)

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