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.
We discovered Patrick Meier and iRevolution about the time we started DisasterMap.net 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,…