Faculty Advisor

Elmes, Michael B.

Faculty Advisor

Salazar, Guillermo F.


This report was prepared for El Cuerpo de Bomberos de Costa Rica, the firefighting division of Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS). It explains the procedure used to develop forms for the collection of data necessary for a Geographical Information System; in addition, it outlines the proper process for using these forms and creating additional forms in the future. This report also compares the options available to Los Bomberos in their data collection process and makes recommendations to help this process in the future.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2001

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department


Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering