Live: Crowdsourced Crisis Map of UAV/Aerial Videos for Disaster Response ~Patrick Meier, iRevolution

The first version of the Humanitarian UAV Network’s Crisis Map of UAV/aerial videos is now live on the Network’s website. The crowdsourced map features dozens of aerial videos of recent disasters. Like social media, this new medium—user-generated (aerial) content—can be used by humanitarian organizations to complement their damage assessments and thus improve situational awareness. Read more.

Welcome to the Humanitarian UAV Network ~ Patrick Meier, iRevolution

We discovered Patrick Meier and iRevolution about the time we started a few years ago. His incredible work in studying and developing social media, particularly Twitter, as a manifestation of disaster response, recovery and resilience have been second to none. He is the leader in this field. We became dedicated followers of his blog,…