Responding with data and information for emergency services is particularly important and sometimes lacking substantially in minimalizing the impact of such events. Integrating data from various sources to create an easy to use response system can be a momentous task.
GEO Data Design with its integrated partners having more than 30 years’ experience in creating customized geospatial solutions for disaster related situations.
As Africa has many remote and hard to reach areas satellite imagery is an exceptional tool in gathering information and analysis on these areas.
According to the United Nations… From 1995-2006, 2.5 billion people were affected by disasters with a loss of 890,000 lives and cost of over $570 billion
Geo Data Design recommends the following Satellite Imagery and Elevation Data for use in Disaster Management projects:
|GeoEye-1||40cm/50 cm||Blue/Green/Red/Near Infrared + Panchromatic|
|Worldview-2||40cm/50 cm||Coastal/Blue/Green/Yellow/Red/ Red Edge/Near Infrared 1 & 2 + Panchromatic|
|WorldView-3||30cm/40cm/50 cm||Coastal/Blue/Green/Yellow/Red/ Red Edge/Near Infrared 1 & 2/SWIR + Panchromatic|
|Quickbird||60 cm||Blue/Green/Red/Near Infrared + Panchromatic|
|Pléiades||50cm||Blue/Green/Red/Near Infrared + Panchromatic|
|SPOT6/7||1.5m||Blue/Green/Red/Near Infrared + Panchromatic|
|Mapping||2m, 4m, 8m||16m|
|Very High Precision||2m||4m|
These products are available as DTMs or DSMs
Contours are only available for DTMs
Included Processing: Hydro enforcement, road flattening and shaded relief