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1 Creating a More Resilient Future Friday 30 May, 11:00 to 12:30, Rooms S29-31

2 Empowering Resilience With GIS ICLEI Smart Resilient Cities Strategic Use of Spatial Systems Jim Geringer, Esri Former Governor, Wyoming, USA Transforming How We Understand and Manage Our Future

3 Resiliency: More than Responding to Climate Change Information Needed for Risk Assessment and Vulnerabilities Climate Change Demographics Political and Social Conflict Loss of Biodiversity Energy Water Security Natural Resources Economic Uncertainty Urbanization and Land Use Human Health Security Technology Advancements Poverty & Inequality Globalization... We Need Collective Intelligence and Understanding

4 ... GIS: Geographic Information System

5 Data, analysis and action, referenced to Place

6 Resiliency Relies on Science Enabled by Technology, Policy and Sociology Increasing fundamental scientific understanding How the Earth works. Promoting economic vitality Protecting life and property Enabling stewardship of the environment How the Earth should look. How we should look at the Earth. All Require Spatial Data Infrastructure

7 How the Earth Works Atmospheric Science Agricultural Science Geology/Geophysics Gulf of Mexico Alabama Ecology United States Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland Forestry Groundwater Hydrology Biogeochemistry United States California Kenya Alaska

8 GIS Monitoring and Predicting Climate Change Flooding Sea-level Rise Groundwater Soil Moisture Economic Impacts

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10 How the Earth Should Look Geodesign is an iterative design method that uses stakeholder input, geospatial modeling, impact simulations, and real-time feedback to facilitate holistic designs and smart decisions. Integrating Spatial Thinking into Everything We Do Building Communities That Work Across Disciplines, Geographies and Organizations

11 GeoDesign Is A Systematic Process Measuring The Environment Data Inventory Modeling The Environment Process Models Interpreting The Environment Suitability Models Creating Alternative Plans Making Decisions Values/ Judgment Measuring Environmental Impacts Evaluation/ Analysis Designing/ Sketching A Rapid & Adaptive Process... Creating a Sustainable Future

12 For Real Time Evidence Based Planning and Design GeoPlanner: a Web-based geodesign app

13 How We Should Look at the Earth Analyzing, modeling, developing data, documentation Interoperating between datasets, approaches Enabling our knowledge of Earth Maps Models Workflows Imagery Apps

14 GIS Managing and Taking Action Transportation Disaster Response Natural Resources Renewable Energy

15 Risks and Mitigation

16 GIS Is Value-added for Decisions Improving Efficiency, Communication and Decision Making

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18 Era of Observation, Simulation, Big Data Critical Zone Observatories Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) EarthScope Seismic Network Ocean Observatories Initiative Images courtesy of NSF and Group on Earth Observations

19 Urban Observatory

20 Convergence of Technologies Imagery LiDAR Full 3D GIS

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23 GIS For Cities Enabling Resilience Access from Maps and Apps website Citizens Mobile Apps Web Apps Printed Maps Water Utilities Land Records Public Safety Editing Maps Map Services Mobile Apps Web Apps Centralized Information Model Standard basemaps Common Feature / Map Services Access from ArcGIS.com

24 Authoritative Data Citizen Engagement Work Order Intake Field Worker Traditional Workflow (Back Office)

25 Resiliency Systems and GeoDesign. More Integrative Melding with Policy More Collaborative More Sensor-Based More Cyber-Enabled More Real-time

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27 Empowering Resilience With GIS ICLEI Smart Resilient Cities Strategic Use of Spatial Systems Jim Geringer, Esri Former Governor, Wyoming, USA Transforming How We Understand and Manage Our Future

28 Thanks! Jim Geringer ICLEI Bonn 2014-Gov Geringer

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