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QuinJunSAT presented at the ESA Earth Observation Phi-week


The European Space Agency (ESA) organized a Φ-week event focusing on EO Open Science and FutureEO, hosted in ESA-ESRIN from 12-16 November 2018.
The aim was to review the latest developments in Open Science trends and kick-start innovative activities of the recently created Φ-department looking at FutureEO, and its associated Φ-lab aiming to identify, support and scale bold EO ideas.

QuinJunSAT was presented by the title “Improving Crisis Event Management through EO and Citizens’ Voluntary Engagement” in the Citizen Science session. Refiz Duro (of AIT) showed the idea behind the QuinJunSAT project, its architecture, the developed system and the results of the drill run from the “921 International Disaster Prevention Drill” day in Taiwan.
The presenation can be downloaded from the Publication page.

Further, a video of the Citizen Science session is available below (Copyright ESA – European Space Agency), and the QuinJunSAT presentation is the last one.

QuinJunSAT in Hsinchu-Taiwan Fire Bureau News (Trad. Chinese only)


Originaly posted at source.

新竹縣政府於9月21日配合國家防災日在消防局舉辦「九二一國際防災演習」活動,由局長孫福佑在新竹縣防災應變中心為此國際防災演習活動揭開序幕。本國際防災演習活動由財團法人賑災基金會主辦,並由新竹縣政府消防局以及奧地利研究促進協會FFG支持。與會貴賓來自奧地利技術研究院、奧地利GeoVille、日本東京大學、世界銀行、中華民國台灣女童軍、中華基督教救助協會、國家災害防救科技中心、工業技術研究院和中央大學等單位及新竹縣政府、鄉鎮市公所共同參與。期望透過國際防災技術的合作與交流,融合新竹縣社區自主防災概念,讓新竹縣防災能量可以兼具人性與資訊智慧,並且讓災防應變速度更上層樓! Read More

Volunteers raise hands!


Yes, those who would like to participate QuinJunSAT as volunteer by using 究平安 geoBingAn for disaster information collection & validation at September 21st, please raise your hand. Read More

Preparing for the 2018 International Conference on School’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Education in Practice (ICSDRR) in Taiwan!


We are pleased that the review board has accepted our abstract on “Earth Observation and Crowdsourcing Technologies serving Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Education” for oral presentation at the 2018 International Conference on School’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Education in Practice (ICSDRR) in Taipei, Taiwan. Read More