Citation

Granger, K., 1999. An information infrastructure for disaster management in Pacific Island countries. Record  1999/035. Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Canberra.

Abstract

This report is the outcome of a study into the information needs of disaster managers in Pacific Island Countries (PICS) and the nature of the information infrastructure needed to ensure the delivery of that information. It addresses two key aspects. First, it provides a guide for National Disaster Management Officers (NDMO) and regional agencies such as the South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) which are engaged in disaster research, to follow in building their own national and regional disaster information collections. Second, it provides some observations on a range of technical and organisational issues, such as data formats, transfer standards and custodianship arrangements, that need to be considered in establishing and operating a modem information infrastructure.
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Product Type/Sub Type

nonGeographicDataset - GA Publication - Record

Constraints

license
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

1999

Product Type

nonGeographicDataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

GA Publication
Record
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

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Legacy product, lineage not available

Digital Transfer Options

onLine

DISTRIBUTION Format

pdf

Distributor

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Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

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Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

Metadata Date Stamp

1999-10-08

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

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Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address
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