GIS Assistant, San Diego County, California
Michael Robles is a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst with the County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services (OES). He joined the dynamic team at OES in September 2015 where his primary role is implementing innovative GIS solutions to aid in emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts. Michael maintains the County’s Emergency Map that provides emergency public information to the residents and visitors of San Diego County. Since its implementation, the web map has gathered 3.5 million views. Michael has also collaborated on many GIS projects including the development and launch of the Know Your Hazards Tool released by the County during July 2017. The interactive mapping tool offers the public the opportunity to search four major hazard types (wildfire, earthquake, flooding and tsunami) by address and it connects users with important preparedness resources and information to help mitigate their risk when disaster strikes.
Michael attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ earning a Bachelor of Science in Regional Development and a Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology.