UN-SPIDER conducted an expert mission to Guatemala from 6 to 11 July 2016 as a way to continue providing technical advisory support to this country. The mission included a meeting with the Executive Director and with staff of Guatemala’s National Coordinating Agency for
UN-SPIDER successfully concludes mission to Guatemala. The mission included a meeting with staff from government agencies as a way to continue efforts related to the inter-institutional team established in 2012 to elaborate relevant geospatial information from satellite imagery and in-situ data.
UN-SPIDER completes its Expert Mission to Guatemala
Using the 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness of seismic risk in Guatemala
Guatemala is a country exposed to a variety of hazards including earthquakes. Located at the intersection of three tectonic plates, the country is prone to large earthquakes such as the one which took place on 4 February 1976, which killed more than 23,000 people and affected nearly five million inhabitants.
In an effort to showcase the capacity of geo-viewers to enhance situational awareness concerning risks associated with earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, Thermopylae Sciences and Technology of the United States, the National Coordinating Agency for