Satellite-derived data which is relevant for disaster risk reduction and emergency response is available in a large variety of ways and is being offered by many different providers.
Land cover information is important for many applications like flood modeling, observation of agricultural drought, climate change modeling, and monitorin
Soil moisture is closely linked to two meteorological hazards: floods and droughts.
In case of a disaster, immediate access to relevant information can save lifes. Satellite imagery provides an invaluable source of information.
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China
GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.
Last update: 13/11/2013
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