Columbia using satellite imagery for landslide mapping

Columbia using satellite imagery for landslide mapping

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Columbia: Experts in Columbia are using satellite and aerial imagery to map threats of landslides and floods in the country.

The project is supported by UN-SPIDER”s Regional Support Office in Colombia (IGAC). Experts involved in the project are using satellite imagery and high-resolution images taken by IGAC”s airplane in the years 2009, 2010 and 2011. They also use maps of areas affected by landslide and floods. These maps are created through visual interpretation, digital image processing, spatial analysis and implementation of geographic standards.

Source: un-spider.org