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 DeCS Categories

L01 Information Science .
L01.143 Communication .
L01.143.450 Information Literacy .
L01.399 Information Management .
L01.488 Information Theory .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.011 Science .
SP4.011.127 Social Sciences .
SP4.011.127.428 Information Science .
SP4.011.127.428.769 Information .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.117 Emergency Watch .
SP8.946.117.226 Relief, Assistance and Protection in Disasters .
SP8.946.117.226.222 Satellite Applications .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.829 Public Information .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Public Information .
Dissemination of information for risk management and disaster prevention. Such information is important to analyze the possibility of rescue, the requirements needed to implement effective measures and the proper allocation of resources. .
Information Management .
Management, Information .
Management of the acquisition, organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information. (From Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994) .
Information .
Simply stated, information is a message received and understood. In terms of data, it can be defined as a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn. (From: .
Information Theory .
Information Theories .
Theories, Information .
Theory, Information .
An interdisciplinary study dealing with the transmission of messages or signals, or the communication of information. Information theory does not directly deal with meaning or content, but with physical representations that have meaning or content. It overlaps considerably with communication theory and CYBERNETICS. .
Information Literacy .
Information Literacies .
Literacies, Information .
Literacy, Information .
The ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate, and use the needed information effectively. .
Satellite Applications .
The use of satellite technology for the purpose of communications or data transmission for monitoring, warning and dissemination of information pertinent to emergency response and/or disaster management (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .