Disaster Management with Spatial Methods (CV376)

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Disaster Management with Spatial Methods (CV376)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

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Scientific principles of geographic data and information. Map projections, coordinate systems and basic principles of cartography. Geographic Information Systems and allied technologies. GIS for disaster situation awareness, spatial analysis, and data models. International disaster management community and GIS. Global perspectives on GIS and disaster management. Disaster management cycle and the role of GIS within disaster management policy and practice. Application of GIS for disaster planning and preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation based
on case studies and hands-on approach.


1) Brian Tomaszewski, 2021, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster management. Routledge, New York. ISBN: 978-1-138-48986-8 2) National Technical Document for Establishing Cartographic Base in India, 2016. National Disaster Management Authority of India, Government of India. 3) Asian Development Bank, 2008. Disaster Management: A Disaster Manager’s Handbook ISBN 978-971-561-006-3

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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