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ISU Students Aid World Bank Disaster Risk Analysis Effort


...director of the Western Disaster Center , a nonprofit applied research center based on the Ames campus. Davies said that great strides have been made in disaster modeling. But without...

Satellites to the rescue after natural disasters
Disaster Response Capabilities Improve with Technology

Array of Satellite Data Aids Disaster Relief Efforts in Gulf


...of August. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other U.S. government agencies responsible for dealing with the disaster were also able to make immediate use of satellite imagery collected...

Op-ed | In the heart of disaster, satellite communication keeps working

Disaster Response Imagery Ample, but Distribution Still Tough


...Myanmar cyclone and Chinese earthquake disasters demonstrated that the world has plenty of imaging satellites to monitor disasters but still is unable to make imagery and other data easily and...

Challenges Ahead for Space and Major Disasters Charter

Letter: Role of Satellites in Disaster Response


  Space News Business Letter: Role of Satellites in Disaster Response By CONRADO F. VAROTTO posted: 29 August 2005 11:38 am ET Letter: Role of Satellites in Disaster Response Missy Frederick...

News gathering during natural disasters

NGA Embraces Disaster Relief Role, Collaboration


A string of natural disasters including the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the recent hurricanes in the southern United States and the earthquake in Pakistan have placed new demands on...


Disaster Response


  Space News Business Disaster Response posted: 18 January 2005 11:52 am ET Satellites played an important role in the global response to the Dec. 26 tsunamis that devastated coastal areas...

OpEd: Katrina and the Disasters Chapter: A Turning Point


...States activated theCharter on Cooperation to Achieve the Coordinated Use of Space in the Event of Natural or Technological Disasters, also referred to as the Disasters Charter. Its purpose is...

Disasters in Asia Highlight Need for Satcom Network


  Space News Business Disasters in Asia Highlight Need for Satcom Network By BECKY IANNOTTA Space News Staff Writer posted: 09 June 2008 01:12 pm ET WASHINGTON – The natural disasters...

South Korean Space Agency Joins Disaster Relief Pact


South Korea’s space agency, the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), has become the newest member of the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters, which makes space-based data available free...


Katrina Imagery Used as Disaster Case Study


...the use of satellites in future responses to natural disasters or terrorist attacks. Gen. Lance Lord, commander of Air Force Space Command, said the command is working together with U.S....

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