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Tomaszewski GIS bookBrian Tomaszewski has written a book titled “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management” published by CRC Press. It will be released on December 12, 2014.

It is the first full-length book treatment of GIS for Disaster Management agnostic of any particular GIS software titles and where equal treatment is given to each phase of the entire disaster management cycle of response, recovery, mitigation, planning and from local, state, national and international perspectives.

Additionally, the book offers extensive GIS for Disaster Management career advice from a wide-range of working professionals. The book also includes extensive discussion of non-U.S., international organizations involved in GIS for disaster management via interviews with people from the United Nations, Crisis Mappers, and other relevant international organizations.

You can view a sample book chapter in PDF form here: or a Google books preview here:

For more information on the book in general and ordering information (including evaluation copy requests), go to