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Using High-Tech Maps to Help Japan

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Hiroyuki Iseki, assistant professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at the University of Maryland, was part of a team that developed a GISMap.
Sabri Ben-Achour
Hiroyuki Iseki, assistant professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at the University of Maryland, was part of a team that developed a GISMap.

After the earthquake and tsunami battered Japan last month, University of Maryland Professor Hiroyuki Iseki put his map-making skills to the test. As environmental reporter Sabri Ben-Achour tells us, Iseki has helped develop an online tool to show residents and emergency responders how to find shelter, water and other necessities.

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The Politics Hour - September 30, 2016

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