Posts tagged as emergency response

Staying ahead of Hurricane Dorian with geo-information

As Hurricane Dorian moves north in the Atlantic Ocean, brushing the United States’ Southeast coast with strong waves, winds, and rain, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) is providing comprehensive scientific capabilities and information that decision makers, emergency responders and communities can use to help them prepare, cope and recover from the storm. The USGS’s […]

Satellite data supports disaster response in Nepal

  In response to the devastating 7,8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Nepal on 25 April 2015, DigitalGlobe has made high resolution satellite imagery of the affected areas freely available online to all groups involved in the response and recovery effort. This imagery can be accessed via http://services.digitalglobe.com (username: nepal, password: forcrisis​). DigitalGlobe activated FirstLook, the […]