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Crowdsource Mapping: HOT reboots OpenAerialMap project

Visualization of the OpenAerialMap concept

In 2007, the crowdsource mapping community OpenStreetMap launched a project called "OpenAerialMap" (OAM).

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Wed, 09/07/2014 - 10:35

Crowdsource mapping: UN-SPIDER talks at AGIT2014 conference

UN-SPIDER participated in the 2014 session of AGIT "Geospatial Innovation for Society", a three day conference for the international geoinformatics community.

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Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:22
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UN-SPIDER and the Crowdsourcing Community (gis.Business)

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Fri, 16/05/2014

The article written by UN

Ushahidi

Ushahidi is a global non-profit technology company with origins in Kenya.

Crowdsource Mapping: Bridging Space and Disaster Response Communities (Imaging Notes)

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Wed, 01/08/2012

The article in Imaging Notes (Volume 27, No 3, Summer 2012) explains how UN-SPIDER and Secure World Foundation have been conducting a variety of activities during the past two years to identify spe

UN-SPIDER speaks at International Peace Institute Seminar

UN-SPIDER Programme Coordinator Luc St-Pierre

On 13 and 14 May 2014, the International Peace Institute in Vienna organized the seminar "War and Peace in a Digital Age".

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Thu, 15/05/2014 - 09:17
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Crowdsource mapping in search for the Malaysian Airlines flight

satellite image fo the Earth

As UN-SPIDER reported yesterday, there have been calls for using satellite data in the sea

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Tue, 11/03/2014 - 16:16
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Australia: New South Wales launches GIS Emergency Response System

NASA's Terra satellite image of flooded communities in Australia

New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations.

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Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28
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Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo pos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

International Meeting of Crowdsource Mapping successfully concluded

On 5 December 2012, UN-SPIDER concluded a three-day international expert meeting on the topic of Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response.

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Thu, 06/12/2012 - 17:45
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