Space and aerial technology

Space & aerial technology

Satellite imagery, earth observation, remote sensing, geospatial technology, UAV, drones, optical and radar imagery, meteorological satellites.

Solutions to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods from urban floods can be exercised by individuals and local govts.
Down To Earth
Man planting mangroves in the water in Indonesia.
A restoration pilot project on Java island is helping villagers protect their communities as climate change spurs worsening floods
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
A burned out car sits among the remains of a burned neighborhood from wildfires, healthy vegetation in the background
As wildfires increase and burn more human-made material, more research is needed on the release of toxic materials into watersheds, according to a new review.
American Geophysical Union
USING UAVs TO ASSESS DISASTER RISK IN FIJI & TONGA
2018
This document describes how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) enables Fiji and Tonga, pacific island states, to assess disaster and climate risk and rapidly identify damage to the environment in post-disaster situations.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
Environmental Assessment and Review Framework TON Cyclone Gita Recovery Report
2018
The purpose of this Environmental Assessment and Review Framework is to provide a framework to review and assess environmental aspects of activities undertaken within a project, including preconstruction, construction and operational phases.
Tonga - government Matangi Tonga Online, Vava'u Press Ltd.
WRC5 Knowledge Report
2022
This knowledge report highlights the key lessons and recommendations emerging from the discussions during the 15 sessions of the 5th World Reconstruction Conference.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the World Bank, the International Recovery Platform
Sarajevo river in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The two latest knowledge products on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) present key findings and recommendations on how to enhance climate change adaptation and help reduce the risk of disasters in the Western Balkans.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
There is a “significant likelihood” that multiple “tipping points” will be crossed if global temperatures exceed 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, new research suggests.
Carbon Brief