In 2007, the crowdsource mapping community OpenStreetMap launched a project called "OpenAerialMap" (OAM).
More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.
For UN-SPIDER's work, one of the core challenges is to demonstrate the usefulness and effectiveness of space-based information when dealing with partners who are not yet involved in the use of such
Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to coll
The State of the Map (SotM) organizing committee
From the 6th to the 8th of September 2012, the City of Tokyo will host the 6th Annual International OpenStreetMap Conference, State of the Map 2012 Conference (SotM 2012) that will gather a worldwi
BANGKOK, 11 October 2011 (IRIN) - As residents across flood-ravaged Southeast Asia look up to the skies and brace for more rain, satellites 35,800km away are looking down on them.
The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s (HOT) response to Haiti remains one of the most remarkable examples of what’s possible when volunteers, open source software and open data intersec
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
with the support and collaboration of Secure World Foundation (SWF)
Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting:
with the support and cooperation of the Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation
The aftermath of the catastrophic quake and tsunami in Japan has mobilised unprecedented participation from social networks and crowd sourcing communities around the world.
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