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Using GIS for Wildland Search and Rescue eBook

Using GIS for Wildland Search and Rescue is intended to be the core instruction manual for developing a working knowledge of all things GIS for every team member. It includes sections on Why GIS; Understanding and Using Coordinate Systems; Using ArcGIS Explorer Desktop for Situational Awareness and Basic Incident Management Tasks; and Integrating GPS and Current Technologies into SAR Operations. Easy to follow tutorials and data sets are provided to achieve these skills and understanding GIS concepts.