The author based this paper on his presentation at the BCRP program in the Spring quarter 2004. He shows us the importance of incorporating Geographical Information Systems in planning for natural disasters through a project in Caracas, Venezuela, a city constantly exposed to the risk of earthquakes, floods and mudslides.
"Building Geographic Information System (GIS) from the Ground Up: Experience in Disaster Planning in Caracas,"
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Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol2/iss1/8