Syrian Arab Republic

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What if we crowdsourced satellite imagery analysis of key cities in Syria to identify evidence of mass human rights violations? This is precisely the question that my colleagues at Amnesty International USA’s Science for Human Rights Program asked me following this pilot project I coordinated for Somalia. AI-USA has done similar work in the past with their Eyes on Darfur project, which I blogged about here in 2008. But using micro-tasking with backend triangulation to crowdsource the analysis of high resolution satellite imagery for human rights purposes is definitely breaking new ground.

A staggering amount of new satellite imagery is produced every day; millions of square kilometers’ worth according to one knowledgeable colleague. This is a big... read more

Publishing Date: 12/09/2011

National Focal Point

General Organization for Remote Sensing (GORS)

Contact

General Organization for Remote Sensing (GORS)

 

Tel. + 963 11 2218700

 

Email: gors [at] mail.sy

 

Address:

 

P.O. Box 12586

 

Damascus,

 

Syrian Arab Republic

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