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Remote Sensing

Open Source Satellite Images in Flood Monitoring. Do We Need a Liberal Spatial Data Policy During Disasters…?

Contributed by: The predictions of the meteorological department regarding the onset of natural disasters and the actual incidences of natural calamities were failed to converge in most of the situations

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Bluesky LiDAR Data Used by RPS to Assess Flood Risk for Anglian Water

November 1, 2017 – A sewer flood risk map of the Anglian Water region is being created by the Wastewater Consultancy team of RPS. The highly accurate 3D digital map

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Storm Water Modeling and Flood Disaster Management Using Open Source Software

Contributed by: Geospatial data serves as an input in hydraulic simulation software and thereby the simulated results can further be transferred back to GIS system for real-world graphical representation of

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AIR Worldwide Expands Its Inland Flood Modeling Capabilities to Japan

Release of Touchstone Version 5.1 includes new geospatial features  BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2017 — Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide has introduced a new inland flood model for Japan along with

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New Airbus Aerial Technology Impacts Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

September 12, 2017 – As residents and insurers in the southeastern United States begin to consider recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma, Airbus Aerial is prepared to help by providing insurance

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Tamil Nadu Government Started UAV Survey to Map Flood-Prone Areas

According to recent news by The Hindu, the Tamil Nadu Government in association with Anna University has launched an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Photogrammetric mapping of water resources in Cuddalore

Remote Sensing

Flood Monitoring using SCATSAT-1 Satellite

Monsoon was active over different regions of India especially in Gujarat, Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Western Bihar, Assam and lately in West Bengal during mid July 2017. Heavy rains have created

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GIS & Decision Support Scenarios to Mitigate the Impact of Urban Flooding

    A short spell of rain is enough to create chaos on roads in most urban areas in cities. Assurances by local authorities about preparedness to meet exigencies arising

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Bihar the Most Flood-prone State of India Aided by New Satellite Mapping

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Every year Bihar is deluged by floods that submerge roads, destroy homes and wash away crops, leaving the disaster management authority struggling to monitor