Several academic institutions are teaming up in an effort organized by the U.S. Geological Survey to help turn satellite imagery into actionable data in Japan. Satellite photos tell a powerful story, of course. But they also can be used as leverage in relief efforts.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
This colloquium explores opportunities for New Zealand to more widely use satellite imagery and discuss the benefits that may be derived from improved data and image access. The colloquium will also seek a way forward to access affordable satellite data in near real-time.
Satellite imagery can be used by government and industry. Potential uses include monitoring data to assist with: