International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 11 April. Geoscience Australia requested the activation because of the expected Cyclone Ita.
The summer heat in Australia brought high temperatures as well as strong winds to an already dry environment and created conditions for big fires. By yesterday almost 200,000 hectares had burned.
This image of intense bushfires in and around Grampians National Park in western Victoria, Australia, was captured from Space on 17 January by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MOD
New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations.
While recreating a 7.1 level earthquake, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) members demonstrated the potential of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology in emergency response, by usi
Smoke plumes from fires, volcanoes, and pollution are all reaching high into the atmosphere and can therefore very easily be detected from space.
The University of Melbourne, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NICTA today jointly announced that they are collaborating to develop the Australia Disaster Management Platform (ADMP), a next generation open stan
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image showing
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image showing the large bush fires burning in eastern New South Wales, Australia, on 9 January 2
A new map of the Earth at night that NASA published two weeks ago showed the footprint of human civilization on the planet, as revealed by the lights we use to brighten the darkness.
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