Features of the Global, Real-time, Disaster and Environmental Monitoring System

 

This page contains a list of potential features of the Global, Real-time Disaster & Environmental Monitoring System (GRDEMS)

 

(More details coming soon as the emphasis of the GRDEMS has shifted from
 environmental monitoring to humanitarian disaster monitoring)

 

FEATURES

 

- The GRDEMS is basically a GeoSpatial search engine

- Real-time events in the searched area are highlighted

- Can be accessed with any web browser

- The GRDEMS makes information from multiple Sources available to anybody who needs it in a format that is easy to use

- Information can be in the form of images, text, tables, charts, graphs, etc.

- Does not require high-speed Internet connections

- The Sources acquire, process, and store the information

- The Sources make the processed information available to the GRDEMS on demand

- The Sources archive historical information

 

INFORMATION SOURCES

 

- Integrated cell (mobile) phone sensors

- Cell (mobile) phone service providers

- In-situ sensors with cell phone interfaces

- In-situ sensors with network connectivity

- Disaster monitoring and relief NGOs and organizations

- Environmental monitoring organizations

- Weather sensors

- Weather monitoring and prediction organizations

- Airborne sensors

- Satellite sensors with Direct Broadcast/Receiving capability

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This page was last modified on 11 June 2012

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