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Research guide for Analytical Tools for Decision-Making Managing Officer Program

This page contains resources available from the NETC Library to help Managing Officer Program students with research requirements for the course Analytical Tools for Decision-Making.


Big Data at Work
EMS Quality Management and Research
Fire in the United States
Geographic Information Systems
GIS for Disaster Management
GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection
The GIS 20
Intelligent Systems for Crisis Management
Managing Big Data Integration in the Public SectorLOGIN REQUIRED
Mapping the Nation
Participatory Mapping

More information on the Web

  • ALOHA factsheet PDF 602 KB – Some facts about the software.
  • American Red Cross Online GIS (ARCGIS) Mapping – Build a profile of residential fire occurrences and identify high-risk neighborhoods.
  • CAMEO® – Applications developed by Environmental Protection Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to assist emergency planners and first responders dealing with chemical emergencies.
  • U.S. Census Bureau – Data profiles, tables and maps.
  • Geocaching – The world’s biggest treasure hunt.
  • Geospatial Platform – Geospatial data and tools provided by federal agencies.
  • Google Earth Outreach – Tutorials to help you become a Google mapping expert.
  • HAZUS – Uses GIS software to map and display hazard data and to estimate the impacts of earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods.
  • National EMS Information System – NEMSIS contains EMS and prehospital data from local and state agencies across the nation.
  • National Fire Incident Reporting System – Links to NFIRS data as well as support, documentation, and vendor information.
  • WISER – The Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders provides information to first responders on hazardous substances.