crowdsourcing

UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping: Now open for applications

The UN-SPIDER hosted "Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and

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Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:42

International Red Cross: GIS increasingly important in humanitarian mapping

Geographic information systems (GIS) become increasingly important to international humanitarian organizations such as the International Red Cross (ICRC), as René Saameli, the ICRC's GIS coordinator, explained in a recent interview.

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Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:51

United Nations International Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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United Nations International Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response

 

latitude: 

48

longitude: 

16

Date: 

03/12/2012 to 05/12/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 19/10/2012

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

United Nations Office at Vienna (Vienna International Centre)

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

With the Support of: Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation

Language of event: 

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Crisis mapping and disaster risk reduction

Crisis mapping has emerged in the last five years as a dynamic and open way to visualize and report on crisis and disasters. With increasing internet connectivity, mobile phone use, and user-generated content, 'crowdsourcing' is gaining traction by taking advantage of information communication technology (ICT) that allows communities and networks to answer some of the world’s most pressing issues.

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 13:56

Social Impact through Satellite Remote Sensing – Visualizing Acute and Chronic Crises beyond the Visible Spectrum

For decades, satellite remote sensing has provided fundamental insights in countless physical science fields such as ecology, geosciences, atmosph

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Wed, 30/11/2011 - 17:43

Syria: Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis to Identify Mass Human Rights Violations

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.

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:24

OpenStreetMap’s New Micro-Tasking Platform for Satellite Imagery Tracing

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s (HOT)

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Wed, 07/09/2011 - 16:33

Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting:

Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response 

 

Organized by

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Date: 

16/11/2011

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 28/10/2011

Venue: 

Palais des Nations

Venue City: 

Geneva

Event Organisers: 

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Co-organisers: 

with the support and collaboration of Secure World Foundation (SWF)

Language of event: 

1

Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

latitude: 

48

longitude: 

16

Date: 

05/07/2011 to 06/07/2011

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

Vienna International Centre

Event Organisers: 

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

with the support and cooperation of the Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation

Language of event: 

1

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