PrepTalks: Dr. Robert Chen "Who is at Risk? Rapid Mapping of Potential Hazard Exposure"

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Symposium date: January 29, 2018

Dr. Robert Chen’s PrepTalk outlines the different ways data mapping can be used to help emergency managers identify those at risk before, during, and after a disaster. 

Dr. Robert Chen is Director of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), a unit of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He manages the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC); part of NASA’s network of Earth Science Data Centers.

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