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HUMAN

Medical Humanitarian Disaster Mapping Service

Development of working methods, operational tools and infrastructure in support to humanitarian emergency interventions, for the acquisition, capitalisation and dissemination of geographical information by using space and web based GIS mapping technologies coupled to field experience.

 
Project References
 Name HUMAN
 Title Medical Humanitarian Disaster Mapping Service
 Programme DUP (Data User Programme)
 Theme Land
 Cost €215k
 Type Service Demonstration
 Status Completed (2000-2002)
 Sensors ENVISAT : ASAR
EOS-Terra : ASTER
ERS-1/2 : SAR
Landsat 4/5 : TM
 
Project Description
 Objectives

The main objectives of HUMAN  were to set up a working method and an infrastructure for acquisition, capitalisation and dissemination of geographical information by using space and web based GIS mapping technologies coupled to field experience in order to make an original, operational and efficient tool for humanitarian emergency interventions.

The resulting service was configured to provide mapping products to assist planning and operations for NGO's in critical response times related to the Emergency, Management and Rehabilitation stages of intervention.

 
 Results Project Final Report
 
 
Project Consortium
 Prime contractor KEYOBS : KEYOBS S.A.
 Subcontractors CSL : Space Research Centre of the University of Liege
INTECS HRT : INTECS Hard Real Time S.p.A.
 
User Partnership
 Users MSF : Medecin Sans Frontieres Belgium
 
Contact Points
 Project Manager Herbert Hansen
KEYOBS s.a.
rue des Chasseurs Ardennais
4031 - ANGLEUR
BELGIUM
Tel: +32 (0)4-3.846.315
Fax: +32 (0)4-3.846.215
Email: hhansen@keyobs.com
 Technical Officer Dr Olivier Arino
European Space Agency - ESRIN D/EOP-SEP
Via Galileo Galilei C.P.94
I-00044 Frascati (RM)
ITALY
Tel: +39 06-941.80564
Fax: +39 06-941.80552
Email: Olivier.Arino@esa.int
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