A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, severe weather, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and other geologic processes.

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How can GIS be used in disaster management?

I know that mapping plays a significant role in dealing with natural disasters, but I'm not familiar with how that works as my background is primarily web development. I'm wondering if there is any ...
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WMS Meteorological Data sources?

I was looking in Google Earth and saw lots of feeds/KMZ for historical and current Hurricanes. I am after some Meteorological WMS feeds into data that is related to past and present hurricanes and ...
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GIS and natural disasters - examples of geo-visualizations and geospatial analysis

I stumbled upon NY Times' web map of deaths from tornadoes in US. Can you point me to some more interesting examples of geo-visualization and/or geospatial analysis of natural disasters and their ...