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November 10, 2015

Kathmandu University Students Learn to Use Drones for Disaster Response

Humanitarian UAV Network founder Patrick Meier led a weeklong UAV training mission in Nepal, teaching engineering students at Kathmandu University how to use drones and image-processing software for humanitarian and disaster-response scenarios.

July 20, 2015

International Center for Integrated Mountain Development Receives Humanitarian Award for Nepal Earthquake Response

Redlands, Calif., July 20, 2015—The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), an intergovernmental agency in South and Central Asia, was honored with the Esri Humanitarian GIS Award for their assistance to the government of Nepal following major earthquakes in April and May. The award was presented Monday, July 20, at the 2015Esri User Conference in San

May 13, 2015

Emergency Route Planner for Nepal

To support the rescue efforts in Nepal after the devastating earthquake, geoinformatic scientists from Heidelberg University have set up an emergency route planner on the Internet. Resuce workers can check the local infrastructure conditions and locate the best route around blocked roads and regions. They can also obtain information on key points of contact such

May 7, 2015

senseFly eBee Used to Assist Earthquake Relief in Kathmandu, Nepal

On April 27, 2015, just two days after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked the mountainous terrain of Nepal, the international disaster first responders at Global Dirt deployed to the heavily damaged villages outside of Kathmandu. Working alongside the UN and other NGO partners, Global Dirt’s mission has been to provide high resolution aerial imagery of

May 6, 2015

Caltech, JPL Team Captures Movement on Nepal Earthquake Fault Rupture

Using a combination of satellite radar imaging data, GPS data measured in and near Nepal, and seismic observations from instruments around the world, Caltech and JPL scientists have constructed a preliminary picture of what happened below Earth's surface during the recent 7.8-magnitude Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. The team's observations and models of the April 25,

May 6, 2015

MDA Releases RADARSAT-2 Information for the Nepal Earthquake

Richmond, BC, May 4, 2015 –MDA’s Information Systems group announced today that it is releasing RADARSAT-2 information products and analysis from the major earthquake in Nepal. The unique Extra-Fine imaging mode offered by RADARSAT-2 provides an unprecedented ability to capture exceptional resolution imagery over large areas (nominal 5 m resolution at a nominal swath width of

May 1, 2015

DigitalGlobe Releases Preliminary Nepal Earthquake Crowdsourcing Results

Today DigitalGlobe released the initial results from the Tomnod crowdsourcing campaign in response to the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. The damage mapping campaign will continue, and volunteers are encouraged to visit the Tomnod website to contribute their time and efforts. Users can download the KML file here to show the locations of all

April 29, 2015

Radar Reveals Epicenter and Deformation of Nepal Earthquake

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, has claimed more than 5,000 lives and is affecting millions of people. Radar imagery from the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite provides insights into the damage.

April 29, 2015

Kathmandu, Viewed by Pléiades Satellites, Before and After the Earthquake

Following Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday, Airbus Defence and Space has acquired Pléiades satellites imagery to support the International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service. The data acquired will assist in assessing the damage and help rescue organisations in the delivery of humanitarian aid. The before and after Pléiades images over Kathmandu (full image