Presenters: Jeremy Kirkendall and Garrett W.Layne
Learn how the NASA Disasters Mapping Portal bridges the gap between NASA scientists and end-users. The Portal hosts NASA near real-time image services and event specific products for users involved in disaster risk management and day-to-day planning and operations. The session will present an overview of the latest disaster-related applications and story maps showcasing NASA science products and tools. Open discussion will focus on opportunities for collaboration and identifying Portal user’s needs.
Jeremy Kirkendall is the Senior GIS Administrator and Garrett Layne is a GIS Specialist for the NASA Disasters Program at NASA Headquarters. They are responsible for the curation of the NASA Disasters Mapping Portal which hosts disaster-relevant research, data, and satellite imagery from across NASA as well as web applications and story maps. Jeremy has 10 years of GIS experience and a Master’s in GIS Management. Garrett has five years of GIS experience along with a background in meteorology and remote sensing.
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