Focuses on concepts of strategic governance and the use of location intelligence data in the ethical decision-making process for government response and action
In this course, students will examine how geospatial information and GIS tools can be used to support advance planning for major emergencies related to natural disasters (such as earthquakes, wildland fires, hurricanes) or human- caused events (such as terrorism or large-scale civil unrest)
Public policy analysis requires a sophisticated understanding of a variety of types of data. Empirical arguments and counterarguments play a central role in policy debates.
Students will examine how geospatial information and GIS tools can be used to support emergency response and post-event recovery operations
Students will apply spatial thinking and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to research design, data collection, analysis, and decision-making