Recent Trends in Internet / Web GIS and Mobile GIS for Disaster Management

International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science
© 2016 by SSRG - IJGGS Journal
Volume 3 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Dr.G. Anil Kumar
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Dr.G. Anil Kumar, "Recent Trends in Internet / Web GIS and Mobile GIS for Disaster Management," SSRG International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science, vol. 3,  no. 1, pp. ):36-41, 2016. Crossref,


Geographical Information System (GIS) is a tool which now finds applications in almost all fields of engineering, science, geography, planning and decision making, importantly pertaining to Disaster Management and Natural Hazards like earthquake, floods, cyclones, avalanche, landslide, tsunami, drought, forest fire etc. As GIS technology is changing at a very fast rate, moving rapidly from mainframes to desktops and finally to palm top systems, coupled with advancement in broad band communication technology has provided a new dimension to GIS analyst. In this paper we want to present the framework of advances and future trends of Internet GIS which will be very significant for Natural Hazards and Disaster Management in terms of accuracy and speed of processing and communication using satellite data. This information can be utilized more effectively during planning and decision making. This Internet/ Web GIS model can be extended to Mobile GIS, where plenty of research is underway. We will provide the Architecture of Internet GIS (both client side and server side with their relative advantages and disadvantages), we provide the System architecture and System design of Internet GIS. We provide the strategies to develop the client interfaces. We conclude with how this Internet GIS can be efficiently transitioned to Mobile GIS and provides a case study of Disaster Management using these technologies.


 Architecture of Internet/Web GIS, Internet/Web GIS, Mobile GIS, Disaster Management.


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