Jen Ziemke can't feed the needy in Libya. But, like many academics, the political scientist in Cleveland can pitch in on relief efforts with a different skill: map making. And as agencies look to exploit new-media tools during crises, they're turning to volunteers like her for help.
The vital role of new information technology in responding rapidly to sudden onset emergencies is highlighted in a new United Nations study released today, identifying best practice and lessons learned from last year’s devastating Haitian earthquake.
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At this year’s Geospatial Solutions Conference will be explored the integration of existing infrastructures using geospatial technology in order to maximize efficiencies and extend the life of these valuable assets. This year’s program features of more than 60 technical presentations with a record number of new speakers, eight quality half-day workshops, an Industry Trends & Analysis Group (ITAG) user forum that does not compete with any other events, a new open source track sponsored by The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), panel discussions on topics of interest to all atten
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd’s latest two missions, UK-DMC2 and Deimos-1, will be launched on Wednesday, 29th July 2009 at 18:46 UTC, 19:46 BST. The satellites have completed pre-launch tests at the Baikonur Cosmodrome and have been integrated with the Dnepr space head module.