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Rapid Analysis and Spatialisation of Risk

An Invitation to partner 30 July 2015, Milan Italy (Room 4-5, level -1)

The RASOR Consortium will host a one-day SME Workshop, together with EARSC and IGARSS.

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The purpose of the workshop is to develop partnerships in the development and application of the RASOR platform.

RASOR is a multi-hazard risk analysis software platform to support the full cycle of disaster management. RASOR uses the 12m resolution TanDEM-X Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of RASOR partners DLR/Airbus Defence and Space as a ground layer for risk management applications, on which RASOR users superpose data sets and develop specific disaster scenarios. RASOR overlays archived and near-real time very-high resolution optical and radar satellite data, combined with in-situ data for both global and local applications.

A scenario-driven query system allows users to project situations into the future and model multi-hazard risk both before and during an event. RASOR is an open source, freely available tool, but selected RASOR partners offer add-on products and provide targeted value-added services.

The RASOR Consortium welcomes new RASOR Associates and hopes to forge new alliances in the application of innovative technologies to risk assessment and management.

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