This springís event will focus on the role of geographic information systems (GIS) in homeland security and emergency management. Dr. Jay Morgan, of TUís Geography Department, will give an overview of what GIS is, how itís used across Maryland, and its role in our state during emergencies.
Keynote Speaker Bio
Dr. John M. Morgan, III ("Jay") is a professor of Geography and Environmental Planning at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. A graduate of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (1965), Dr. Morgan received his B.A. (1969) and M.A. (1973) from Towson University. He earned his Ph.D. (1980) from the University of Maryland. His primary teaching and research interests include geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing and digital image processing, homeland security and emergency management, outdoor recreation planning and management, military geography, and the geography of Alaska.
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