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Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping
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Crowdsourcing has been a popular crisis mapping tool. Used to map a wide range of issues, crowdsourcing makes it easier for a large group of people from all over a region, city, country, etc., to...

Pablo BracciniMar 30, 2012 12:40 pm GMT8352 views
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Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping
On crisis mapping, crowdsourcing and online volunteering for development
document Distributed Knowledge

The main advantages of the combination of online volunteering, crowdsourcing and crisis mapping lie in the ability to process large amounts of data from affected populations in real-time and...

Fritz SchaeferJun 12, 2012 08:35 am GMT1099 views
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On crisis mapping, crowdsourcing and online volunteering for development
How Crisis Mapping Saved Lives in Haiti
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Ushahidi Haiti Crisis Map became a live map with some 2,000 individual reports added during the entire project. But mapping this content became more and more challenging because Port-au-Prince...

Jayne AnnJul 03, 2012 09:23 am GMT1390 views
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How Crisis Mapping Saved Lives in Haiti
Crowdsourcing a Crisis Map of the Beijing Floods: Volunteers vs Government
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One advantage of working with Google is that the crisis map can also be viewed via Google Earth, an excellent example of crowdsourced crisis mapping. Chinese volunteers must crowdsource solutions,...

Adam FrazerAug 01, 2012 03:18 pm GMT1475 views
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Crowdsourcing a Crisis Map of the Beijing Floods: Volunteers vs Government
Crisis Mapping Syria: Automated Data Mining and Crowdsourced Human Intelligence
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On the data-mining side, Syria Tracker has repurposed the HealthMap platform, which mines thousands of online sources for the purposes of disease detection and then maps the results, “giving...

Adam FrazerMar 27, 2012 04:57 am GMT2887 views
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Crisis Mapping Syria: Automated Data Mining and Crowdsourced Human Intelligence
Analyzing Crisis Mapping Data
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

With crisis mapping, a lot of information can be derived from. But at times, humanitarian workers tend to ignore these data due to lesser decision-making time and high work loads. Yet, every...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 07, 2011 04:39 pm GMT1581 views
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Analyzing Crisis Mapping Data
New Publications on Haiti
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MIT’s Journal, Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization special edition includes lead articles by President Bill Clinton and Digicel’s CEO Denis O’Brien, a piece entitled Crowdsourcing...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 08, 2011 03:27 pm GMT2180 views
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New Publications on Haiti
Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping World War I
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

To satisfy the public’s desire for information about the war, newspapers published war maps that provided the locations and military capabilities of the warring nations. This map, published at...

Pablo BracciniSep 06, 2011 12:29 pm GMT2355 views
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Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping World War I
Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping in World War I
document Distributed Knowledge

“To satisfy the public’s desire for information about the war, newspapers published war maps that provided the locations and military capabilities of the warring nations. This map, published at...

Pablo BracciniSep 24, 2011 07:53 am GMT2368 views
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Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping in World War I
GIS, Crowdsourcing, Social media and Crisis Mapping, Day One.
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Some of the highlighted talks during the International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) 2011: Adam Finck of the NGO 'Invisible Children' and their implementation of the Lord's...

Rebecca GutierrezDec 17, 2011 08:55 pm GMT3180 views
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GIS, Crowdsourcing, Social media and Crisis Mapping, Day One.
Crowdsourced crisis mapping: how it works and why it matters
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Crisis mapping is often equated to a geographic information system (GIS). GIS is a way of visually presenting, analysing and managing data and statistics, primarily through the use of maps. And...

Tonya Van Dijk May 15, 2012 11:54 pm GMT1868 views
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Crowdsourced crisis mapping: how it works and why it matters
Selling SMEM, crowdsourcing and crisis mapping to government
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Some of the points that were made during the meeting: *DFAIT is looking for evidence-based and validated info for their response to emergencies and disasters abroad, crowdsourcing that...

Fiona MaresDec 03, 2011 02:52 am GMT1820 views
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Selling SMEM, crowdsourcing and crisis mapping to government
GIS, Crowdsourcing, Social media and Crisis Mapping, Day 2
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A great example of trusted crowdsourced data is OpenStreetMap (OSM) - where tens of thousands of users each can edit any part of the OSM map with their work being peer reviewed, probably in real...

Benjamin FosselDec 14, 2011 08:48 pm GMT2767 views
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GIS, Crowdsourcing, Social media and Crisis Mapping, Day 2
Lessons from Haiti and Beyond: Report from the 2010 International Conference on Crisis Mapping
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Lessons from Haiti and beyond are as follows: 1. Standardization will improve collaboration and increase effectiveness 2. Design for the environment 3. Improve analytic tools and training to...

Pablo BracciniMar 09, 2011 02:00 pm GMT3278 views
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Lessons from Haiti and Beyond: Report from the 2010 International Conference on Crisis Mapping
Social, mapping and mobile data tell the story of Hurricane Irene
document Distributed Knowledge

Following are just a few examples of how data is playing a role in hurricane response and reporting. Open data in the Big Apple Partnering with citizens in Maryland Hurricane tracker...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 28, 2011 05:03 am GMT1578 views
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Social, mapping and mobile data tell the story of Hurricane Irene
Hurricane Irene Social Media After Action Report
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They hope that they have captured as many examples of the use of social media, crisis mapping and crowdsourcing as possible and that this will provide further impetus to the adoption of emerging...

Samuel BennettOct 08, 2011 11:24 am GMT14286 views
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Hurricane Irene Social Media After Action Report
Crisis Mapping Analysis of London Riots 2011
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The study (By Space Syntax) makes some interesting assumptions, e.g., “most post-war housing estates have been designed in such a way that they create over-complex, and as a result, under-used...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 17, 2011 03:13 pm GMT4888 views
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Crisis Mapping Analysis of London Riots 2011
Crisis mapping and disaster risk reduction
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In his keynote address for ICCM2011, Sanjana Huttotuwa, Special Advisor to ICT4Peace Foundation, emphasized that technology is “democratizing analysis” by allowing people to communicate what they...

Fiona MaresDec 16, 2011 09:11 pm GMT2120 views
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Crisis mapping and disaster risk reduction
ICCM 2011: Crisis Mapping & Crowdsourcing as a Tool of Mutual Aid
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Gregory Asmolov discusses using Crisis Mapping and Crowdsourcing in Russia as a Tool of Mutual Aid.

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 02, 2012 09:04 pm GMT2073 views
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ICCM 2011: Crisis Mapping & Crowdsourcing as a Tool of Mutual Aid
Hurricane Sandy Google Crisis Map Combines Official and Crowdsourced Info
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Google's non-profit arm has operated a Crisis Response site and map for some years now, and it's swung into action again with a specific map that puts a whole lot of valuable Hurricane Sandy storm data in one place.

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Eric MackOct 29, 2012 01:43 pm GMT22347 views
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