Hurricane Katrina: The Role of GIS Volunteers

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GIS Monitor is running a story about the role of GIS volunteers regarding events tied to hurricane Katrina. From the article: «For Brooks, perhaps the most important lesson regarding GIS from this experience is that “it must be a part of the plan before the disaster happens, because it became a pretty key element and has grown since.” ».

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