Webinar | Using the Caribbean GeoPortal for Disaster Management and Response

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06-23-2021 01:58 PM
KelleyArroyo
Esri Regular Contributor

 

Using the Caribbean GeoPortal for Disaster Management and Response

 

 

Learn how you can utilize the Caribbean Geoportal to help you be better prepared and take action.

 

When a disaster strikes will you be ready? GIS is widely used in disaster planning, management and response. Learn how you can utilize the Caribbean Geoportal to help you be better prepared and take action. In this session, we will look at the different types of data accessible, including NASA and NOAA featured data sets to help you understand issues of precipitation, soil moisture, flooding, cyclones, hurricanes, earthquake and much more.

Speakers:

  • Ms. Simone Lloyd, Sr. GIS Manager and Trainer – National Spatial Data Management Branch, Land Info Council of Jamaica, Co-Chair support UNGGIM Disasters Working Group
  • Ms. Michelle St. Clair, Land Surveyor – Lands and Surveys, Barbados
  • Mr. Roshaun Clarke, Deputy CEO – Spatial Innovision Limited, Jamaica
  • Ms. Renee Babb, GIS Specialist – Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)
  • Mr. Oronde Lambert, ICT Manager – Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)
  • Mr. Jeremy Kirkendall, Senior GIS Admin and Emergency Management Specialist – NASA
  • Mr. Garrett Layne, Disasters GIS Specialist – NASA
  • Mr. Robert Emberson, Associate Scientist – NASA GSFC
  • Mrs. Lavern Ryan, GIS Manager – Ministry of Agriculture, Land, Housing and the Environment, Montserrat
  • Ms. Dornet Hull, Town Planner – Physical Planning Unit, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Mr. Sean McGinnis, GeoPortals Program Manager – Esri

 

Questions? Keep the questions coming! Use the "Reply" section below to post any questions on the Caribbean Geoportal webinar.

 

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Additional Resources:

Caribbean GeoPortal

Presentation Slides (PDF)

Caribbean GeoPortal NASA Page
Landslides @NASA

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Portal Questions: ​ HQ-Disasters-GIS@mail.nasa.gov

Request Disaster Support:HQ-Disasters-EM@mail.nasa.gov​

Landslide Questions:robert.a.emberson@nasa.gov​

 



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