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Latest news: SERTIT’s intervention in IPGP, POLLUTEC Horizons 2013, mapped Super-Typhoon…

SERTIT’s intervention in IPGP, 6 December 2013

A presentation entitled « Rapid exploitation of earth observation data for crisis mapping – Potentiality of Pleiades-HR images for the generation of digital surface models “ will be given to the students in remote sensing at the Institute of Earth Physics of Paris, the 6th of December 2013. This oral presentation open to the public will present some operational cartographic products over catastrophic events, and then will deal with methodology of DSM generation from optical satellite acquisitions as well as application examples.
More information can be found on IPGP’s website.

POLLUTEC Horizons 2013, 3-6 December 2013

SERTIT will attend the POLLUTEC Horizons 2013 show, held from 3rd until December 6th 2013 (with a special gala evening on the 5th) in the exhibition center Paris Nord Villepinte. Unique gathering of this kind in Europe in 2013, this event offers an opportunity to address as a whole subjects linked to Eco technologies, energy and sustainable development: air quality, waste recycling and conversion, water treatment and saving, energy efficiency…
This exhibition aims to unveil the latest research breakthroughs and innovative solutions as regards environmental and energy topics. As a key player in Earth Observation technologies, SERTIT is present for two days (the 4th and 5th of December) to showcase its activities, especially as regards to emergency response to risks and biodiversity protection, within the space applications village (Hall 6 – Stand N18).
More information can be found on the Village Spatial and on POLLUTEC’s official website.

Super-Typhoon in the Philippines, November 2013

At the beginning of November 2013, the typhoon Haiyan badly hit several countries in South-East Asia: Micronesia and Palau, Taiwan, China, Vietnam and in particular the Philippines on the 07 and 08 of November. It is probably the strongest storm ever recorded. It is reported that many thousands of people died and approximately 11 million people have been affected by the passage of this super-typhoon. Within the framework of the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’, SERTIT, in cooperation with global value adders, mapped cyclone impact particularly in the northern part of Cebu Island, the Daanbantayan area and Bantayan island.
Mapping products can be consulted on SERTIT’s and DLR ZKI’s Rapid Mapping Service Portals.