Redlands, California-ESRI and its international distributors are providing support in response to the recent Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster.
The U.S. Geological Survey continues to contribute to the tsunami disaster relief efforts by supplying before and after satellite images obtained through Landsat 7 and other image-derived products of the tsunami-affected coastlines.
Ordnance Survey is helping to support the reconstruction efforts in Sri Lanka after the recent tsunami disaster. Britain’s national mapping agency has shipped eight highly specialist GPS receivers to map out the worst hit areas and collect information useful for rebuilding and construction work.
A new Tsunami Atlas using satellite images, topographic maps and geo-statistics has been developed by FAO. The atlas shows tsunami affected areas before and after the disaster. It helps experts to evaluate the damage and estimate rehabilitation needs of agricultural land, mangrove areas and coastal infrastructure. The current version covers Indonesia and Sri Lanka, other […]
Redlands, California-In the aftermath of the Tsunami disaster in Asia, volunteers from ESRI (Thailand) Co. Ltd. went to the Phangnga province in Thailand to assist search teams and analyze the damage with the use of global positioning system (GPS), geographic information system (GIS), and remote sensing technology.
Richmond, B.C. – Space-based imagery is being used to assess disaster areas and direct relief efforts to the hundreds of thousands of people struggling to survive in the wake of the December 26th 2004 tsunamis that hit South Asia
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 – NASA scientists using data from the Indonesian earthquake calculated it affected Earth’s rotation, decreased the length of day, slightly changed the planet’s shape, and shifted the North Pole by centimeters. The earthquake that created the huge tsunami also changed the Earth’s rotation.
Website to provide emergency workers with real-time spatial data and applications
Mapmaker Available to Discuss Coastline, Island Changes
DM Solutions group has launched an Indian Ocean Disaster / Tsunami Web-Mapping application. The goal of this Website is to help facilitate, through the use of interactive Web-mapping technology, all aspects of disaster mitigation.