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Using High Resolution Satellite Data for Identification of Urban Natural RiskUsing High Resolution Satellite Data for Identification of Urban Natural Risk

Author: Uwe Deichmann, Daniele Ehrlich, Christopher Small, Gunter Zeug
Pages: 85
Publication Size: 2.70 MB
Publication Date: 2011
File Type: PDF

The report outlines the benefits of detailed risk information based on the use of high resolution satellite data in support of disaster risk management. Authors demonstrate the use of geo-spatial tools and data sets that provide a cost-effective way to support disaster risk assessment in smaller and medium sized urban areas.


Earth Observation Support to World Bank ProjectsEarth Observation Support to World Bank Projects

Author: ESA/World Bank Joint Publication
Pages: 41
Publication Size: 5.79 MB
Publication Date: 2011
File Type: PDF

Joint World Bank-ESA publication outlining the preliminary outputs of the collaboration with European Space Agency in using Earth Observation techniques in support of planning, management, inplementation and supervision of the World Bank projects in DRM, Urban Development, Water,Coastal Zome Management, ARD, Forestry and Climate change


The TIGER Initiative: Capacity Building in Using Earth Observation in Water Resources Management in Africa

The TIGER Initiative: Capacity Building in Using Earth Observation in Water Resources Management in Africa

Author: ESA
Pages: 41
Publication Size: 7.17 MB
Publication Date: 2012
File Type: PDF

ESA supported 70 research projects dedicated to using EO for water resources management. Distributed all around the African continent and involving some 42 different African countries the projects facilitated free access to satellite data as well as training and capacity building.


Why Ocean Colour: Scietal Benefits of Ocean-Colour Radiometry

Why Ocean Colour: Scietal Benefits of Ocean-Colour Radiometry

Author: International Ocean Colour Coordination Group
Pages: 8
Publication Size: 1 MB
Publication Date: 2011
File Type: PDF

The brochure explains the applications of Earth Observation to monitoring of oceans. The technique is called colour radiometry and it has proved to be one of the most fruitful of remote sensing technologies, which started in 1978 as a proof-of-concept and exceeded all expectations in the significance of the results and breadth of applications.

 

 




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