Fifteen years of disaster relief from #space
– global patterns and trends
Today, the analysis and use of #satellite
images is commonplace. Just 15 years ago, however, only a handful of specialists worked with these valuable data. Since then, a particular niche expertise has rapidly developed – the use of satellite data for #disastermanagement
. An international team of experts led by #DLR
has analysed the historical development of satellite-based emergency mapping. In the current special issue of +Science Magazine
, the researchers are presenting global patterns alongside historic and emerging trends in this field.
Full article: http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10081/151_read-18680/year-all/#/gallery/23735#ZKI
Credit images: DLR/Human Rights Watch and DLR.