Esri has announced the launch of a new website, MapSAR that provides GIS tools for personnel search and rescue (SAR).
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is a new tool for mapping wildfires burning.
A new mapping tool that analyzes how climate change, natural hazards, conflict and aid intersect in Africa has been developed by the Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program.
As a follow-up to a UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Sri Lanka in October 2011, UN-SPIDER and the Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka are organizing a Capacity Building event from 14-17
The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it.
The Geographic Institute of Burkina Faso is a Public Establishment Administrative in charge of the design, implementation and monitoring of national policy mapping.
For the first time, about 70 percent of a country has been mapped using an advanced remote sensing technique known as hyperspectral imaging.
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) recently launched “OneMap Crowd Sourcing Tools” to provide organisations with map facility to locate interactive activities and information.
At the 47th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Surveyors in Ilorin, Nigeria, Nigeria's Vice President, Muhammad Namadi Sambo said the Nigerian federal government would do everything possi
A MapAction team is responding to widespread and repeated flooding in western Paraguay attached to a United Nations’ assistance group. The worst floods for more than a decade began in April.
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