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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 88: Guidebook on Integrating GIS in Emergency Management at Airports is designed to help airports identify needs and assess current capabilities with respect to using geographical information systems (GIS) in emergency management (EM).

The report discusses GIS and emergency management and provides a roadmap for airports to move from their current state of GIS implementation (even if they do not yet have any form of GIS) to the point of integrating into emergency management and coordinating with mutual aid partners.

The guidebook contains a CD-ROM with case studies and key lessons learned from airports that have integrated GIS into EM. The guidance concludes with a checklist of how to maintain and keep EM plans relevant and current.

The project that developed ACRP Report 88 also produced a PowerPoint presentation that outlines the benefits of integrating GIS into EM, which is also available on the CD-ROM.

The CD-ROM is also available for download from TRB’s website as an ISO image. Links to the ISO image and instructions for burning a CD-ROM from an ISO image are provided below.

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Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. Guidebook on Integrating GIS in Emergency Management at Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Publication Info

129 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-25912-5

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