Professors and students at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York were recently featured in several trade publications for their efforts to develop a geospatial based game for the Emergency Services Sector. With a HAZMAT event as the game's focal point, participants get to see the impact of their decisions unfold spatially as they respond to a series of sequential scenarios. A combination of commercial and open source software was used to create a user-friendly interface which could accommodate individuals without any GIS training. More below:
(GCN, July 8, 2013)
Comment: Good to see - looking forward to hearing about follow-on advances in this effort!
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