Damage Assessment: Tools to Help You be Prepared



Thursday, October 26, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. CDT

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When extreme weather or other natural disasters hit a region, having a clear view of the extent and types of damage is critical for effective emergency response. In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, the use of timely oblique imagery and on-line GIS damage assessment tools provided emergency responders the abilities to see the damage, rate the storm’s impact, and communicate to the public the progress of recovery. Specific case studies of impacted areas in northern Florida will be presented. 


Carl Decator

Carl Decator is the Senior District Manager for Eagleview Technology, selling Pictometry Imagery within Florida for the past 12 years. Mr. Decator has an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BSBA from Bowling Green State University. Read More

Keri Brennan, GISP

Keri is a Senior GIS Consultant with the Schneider Corporation in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a Senior GIS Consultant for the Schneider Corporation, Ms. Brennan primarily works with key clients on staff augmentation, helping these clients move their GIS to a full enterprise solution. She also is the Product Manager for ... Read More

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