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Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs

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This course is the first professional training course with the aim of providing humanitarian professionals basic skills and knowledge required to use

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18/06/2018 to 22/06/2018

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Sun, 17/06/2018

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Harvard University

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Cambridge, MA

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  • United States of America

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Humanitarian Academy at Harvard University as part of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

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Gregg Greenough, MD, MPH, Research Director, Division of International Emergency Medicine and Humanitarian Programs, Brigham and Womens Hospital; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Nathaniel Raymond, Director, Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Isaac Baker, Imagery Analysis Manager, Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Faine Greenwood, MA, Research Assistant, Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

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International Charter activated for earthquake and eruption of Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii

Lava flows erupting from a fissure on 5/5/18. Image: US Geological Survey.

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has been activated for an earthquake and eruption of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, USA on Monday.

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University of Washington in Seattle

The University of Washington is a public research university located in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1861, it is one of six public universities in Washington and one of the oldest universities on the West Coast of the United States.

Part of the University of Washington is the College of the Environment, which Earth and Space Science Institute is running the WWLLN and WWLLN-TC platforms.

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Satellites aid in rescue of 275 lives in the United States of America in 2017

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275 people were rescued within the United States of America and its surrounding waters in 2017 with the help of satellites operated by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Of the 275 rescues, 186 were in water, 15 were from aviation incidents and 74 were on land using personal locator beacons (PLBs).

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Data science for Emergency Management

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Society is increasingly exposed and vulnerable to frequent reoccurrence of natural disasters exacerbated by climate change. In the event of a disaster, there is huge amount of heterogenous data generated by the people and automated systems.

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11/12/2017 to 14/12/2017

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Fri, 29/09/2017

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The Westin Copley Place, Boston in Boston, MA,USA.

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Boston

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  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Elena Baralis - Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Paolo Garza - Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Laura Irina Rusu - IBM Research Australia
Gandhi Sivakumar - Watson CoC, Master Inventor, IBM Australia

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The event is support by I-REACT.

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NASA Earth Science Disasters Program

The NASA Disasters Program promotes the use of Earth observations to improve the prediction of, preparation for,

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Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs Workshop

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Harvard University organizes a workshop called

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26/06/2017 to 30/06/2017

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Mon, 19/06/2017

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Harvard University

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Cambridge

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  • United States of America

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Harvard University, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

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Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS)

The Data and Information System (EOSDIS) is a key core capability in NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems Program. It provides end-to-end capabilities for managing NASA’s Earth science data from various sources – satellites, aircraft, field measurements, and various other programs.

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NASA’s new satellite will improve weather observation

GOES-R. Courtesy of NASA

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R), recently launched by NASA, is the first in a sequence of highly advanced geostationary weather satellite to serve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Fuller Fire in Arizona, United-States

Image courtesy of NASA by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

On the 16th of July 2016, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua

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