Thermopylae S&T

SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer for 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.

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Fri, 01/04/2011 - 13:24

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3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness concerning seismic risk in Guatemala

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 Disaster Reduction (CONRED), Mariano Galvez University, and the Center for Natural Disaster Research and

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Fri, 04/02/2011 - 11:12

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Fostering the SPIDER Thematic Partnership for Latin America and the Caribbean

From 10 to 12 May UN-SPIDER staff followed an invitation to participate in a meeting organized by Thermopylae Sciences and Technology to review and suggest improvements to the 3D-UDOP geo-viewer, UDOP meaning “User-Defined Operating Picture”. UN-SPIDER was invited to this meeting because of its experience related to disaster management.
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Sat, 15/05/2010 - 17:19

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