RELIEF 09-04 Camp Roberts Report (August 2009)
Dr. Linton Wells II, John Crowley
STAR-TIDES gathered engineers and innovation leaders from industry, academia, and the non-profit sector, focusing on individuals with direct knowledge of open-source geospatial information system (GIS) applications, unmanned autonomous systems (UAS), and disaster management systems (DMS) and social system networking. Scenarios included stabilization operations in Afghanistan and disaster response situations in Central America.
Entities at CP Roberts included Google’s Enterprise and Crisis Response Team, the Development Seed’s experts who created Drupal’s leading GIS and short message system (SMS) frameworks, core developers of OpenStreetMap and Walking Papers, InSTEDD’s GeoChat and National Crisis Response team, the Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) at National Defense University (NDU) and Mapping Human Terrain (MAP HT) Social System Engineering Team (SSET) for social networking observation and framework development.