Space & Aerial Technology

Satellite data can help identify where and when vegetation such as grass and leaves forms a continuous swath of fuel dry enough for a catastrophic bushfire to ignite and take hold.
A satellite observes a hurricane from space
Apply to the Earth Observation & Artificial Intelligence for SDGs Innovation Programme — a joint programme by the World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator and the European Space Agency Φ-lab.
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This paper quantifies the magnitudes of mass-wasting caused by the Asia Summer Monsoon, extreme rainfall, and earthquakes in the Nepal Himalaya.
Hurricane Florence as photographed from space
How a 15-year partnership between USAID and NASA is helping partners avert disaster.
A satellite observes a hurricane from space
Despite the impacts of extreme weather, Central America was better able to prepare for and respond to Hurricane Eta and Iota using space-based technologies.
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This study evaluated whether the Earth Observation (EO) domain can provide valuable information products that can significantly reduce the cost of mapping flood extent and improve the accuracy of mapping and monitoring systems.
Scientists created a global map of vertical land motion to show how the solid ground is moving relative to the planet’s rising seas.
Researchers scout ice fields by boat
Record extreme events seen during 2019 in the Mediterranean Sea and average ice thickness reducing by 90% in the Barents Sea, among just many key findings.
Until now, there is been no way to measure objectively whether the potential benefits of disaster risk insurance outweigh the costs and risks. New research is making that possible.