Sonoita-Elgin Emergency Geographic Information System (SEEGIS)
Kelly Chan, Ph.D.
Karen K. Kemp, Ph.D.
Sonoita-Elgin Emergency Services Incorporated (SEESI) provides volunteer medical, fire, motor vehicle accident, and related emergency services to a 900mi2 area of southern Arizona. The nature of their operations makes the management of spatial information a core business practice. The SEEGIS project applies the power and versatility of GIS to that practice by integrating SEESI's spatial information with standard GIS base layers in a customized ArcGIS platform. The result is an effective business tool that allows SEESI to capture the utility of GIS: efficient management of spatial data, production of straightforward hard-copy maps, and spatial analyses that increase understanding of the coverage area. Furthermore, SEEGIS provides a solid infrastructure to support future GIS expansion and investment.
Loomis, B. A. (2004). Sonoita-Elgin Emergency Geographic Information System (SEEGIS) (Master's thesis, University of Redlands). Retrieved from http://inspire.redlands.edu/gis_gradproj/191
Full text is available at the University of Redlands