TAG: wildfires

Esri’s disaster recovery tools at work in Louisiana, California

August 23, 2016By
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Esri technology has been in full force in Louisiana during both the search-and-rescue phase and cleanup and disaster recovery efforts following massive flooding in Baton Rouge. Esri’s ArcGis Online is providing a way to collect, monitor and report field activities to be sure all departments are on the same page using real time imagery, data and apps. In an emergency situation, location is a... read more

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Double-Edged Sword: Drone Delivery Helps Clinic, but Drones Prevent Firefighting

July 21, 2015By
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In a striking contrast, the positive and negative sides of unmanned aerial vehicles were highlighted in a single day, July 17. First, in a government-approved demonstration, drones were used to deliver prescription medicine to patients at a temporary health clinic in rural Virginia, reports the Wall Street Journal. The event, reported previously by GPS World, aimed to show how UAVs can alleviate the problem... read more

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FireWhat Inc. Offers Real-Time Wildfire Management

February 10, 2015By

A FireWhat Inc. representative talks about its wildfire management techniques at the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington D.C. FireWhat is a GIS and Technology company that provides custom tools to map and track assets in and out of the field. read more

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