NASA Data Helps Pinpoint Impacted Populations in Disaster Aftermath
Jun 12, 2008NASA Data Helps Pinpoint Impacted Populations in Disaster Aftermath

Contact:¬†Gretchen Cook-Anderson, NASA/GSFC When two catastrophic natural disasters struck within days of each other in May 2008, disaster relief, humanitarian aid, and health officials, as well as members of the news media tapped into a unique set of NASA data products describing the location of the exposed populations. In the hours and days following the […]