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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia

[Cross-posted from Patrick Meier's iRevolution blog] The Standby Volunteer Task Force (SBTF) recently launched a new team called the Satellite Imagery Team. This team has been activated twice within the past few months. The first was to carry out this trial run in Somalia and the second was in partnership with AI-USA for this human [...]
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run

Cross-posted on Patrick Meier’s iRevolution blog We’ve just completed our very first trial run of the Standby Task Volunteer Force (SBTF) Satellite Team. As mentioned in this blog post last week, the UN approached us a couple weeks ago to explore whether basic satellite imagery analysis for Somalia could be crowdsourced using a distributed mechanical [...]
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Libya Crisis Map: 3rd Situation Report

Taskforce Report: Libya Crisis Map Date: March 8 (reports at 12pm EST) Summary Over 450 unique reports mapped; no new 3Ws information added since last report The pattern of reports in the past 48-72 hours shows a shift in the conflict: it is becoming more intense.  Since March 6, reports on armed attacks, armed [...]
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Analysing crisis mapping data

Many humanitarian actors recognize the relevance of information produced by crisis mapping initiatives. One obstacle to effectively utilizing this new data is simply that there is a lot of it. The stream of real-time data produced by crisis mapping initiatives can be overwhelming when decision times are short and workloads are high. Besides, there are [...]
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