NRC study report: Successful Response Starts with a Map

The recently completed report of the NRC's Committee on Planning for Catastrophe: A Blueprint for Improving Geospatial Data, Tools, and Infrastructure is now available.  The report assesses the status of the use of geospatial data and tools and infrastructure in disaster management and recommends ways to increase and improve their use.  For more information contact NRC at (202) 334-2744 or see the NRC Mapping Science Committee webpage at  Successful Response Starts with a Map is also available from the National Academies Press at (800) 624-6242 or online at