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TAG: Nepal

Esri Maps Reveal Impacts from Nepal Earthquakes

April 29, 2015By

Esri has added a pair of new maps to its Nepal Earthquake Maps gallery.  Nepal Earthquake Swipe Map Compare pre- and post-earthquake imagery from Airbus Defence & Space to explore damage around Nepal. This map includes several bookmarks to help users navigate around key points of interest and landmarks that were damaged or destroyed. Nepal Earthquake Impact Summary Map Users can... read more

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Drones Dispatched to Nepal to Search for Survivors

April 28, 2015By

Aeryon Labs, GlobalMedic and Monadrone are working together to deploy three unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in Nepal to help locate earthquake survivors. The drones are outfitted with thermal cameras and the Aeryon HDZoom30 camera, which has an extended zoom, to look at targets from more than 1,000 feet away.  On Saturday, April 25, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal — the largest quake in 81... read more

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Airbus Releases Satellite Imagery of Nepal Earthquake

April 28, 2015By

Following Nepal’s devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Saturday, Airbus Defence and Space has acquired Pléiades satellites imagery to support the International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service. The data acquired will assist in assessing the damage and help rescue organizations in the delivery of humanitarian aid. The before and after Pléiades images over Kathmandu (full image can be downloaded here) show... read more

DigitalGlobe Offers Satellite Images of Nepal Earthquake

April 27, 2015By
Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu, after the earthquake (image credit: DigitalGlobe)

In response to the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Nepal on April 25, DigitalGlobe has made high-resolution satellite imagery of the affected areas freely available online to all groups involved in the response and recovery effort through the company’s FirstLook initiative. This imagery can be accessed via Username: nepal Password: forcrisis​ The below before and after images show the destruction... read more

Esri Hosts Info Map for Nepal Earthquake

April 27, 2015By

A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck 77 kilometers (48 miles) northwest of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu at 0611 GMT on April 25, toppling office blocks and towers and killing thousands of people. More than two dozen people were also reported killed in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh. As of April 27, the Government of Nepal reported 3,351 deaths and 6,833 injured people, according... read more