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Satellite Image Analysis for Disaster and Crisis-Management Support

Stefan Voigt, Thomas Kemper, Torsten Riedlinger, Ralph Kiefl, Klaas Scholte, Harald Mehl
2007 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
This paper describes how multisource satellite data and efficient image analysis may successfully be used to conduct rapid-mapping tasks in the domain of disaster and crisismanagement support.  ...  The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has set up a dedicated crosscutting service, which is the so-called "Center for satellite-based Crisis Information" (ZKI), to facilitate the use of its Earth-observation  ...  Khudhairy of the Joint Research Centre for the excellent collaboration and for providing the grid-cell damage-assessment procedure.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2007.895830 fatcat:wrb5izcsk5fmvh7oe4osa5osvi

An Ability to Survive Disruptions: Findings from Three Finnish Manufacturing Companies' Supply Challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pasi Rönkkö, Aleksi Isopoussu, Jukka Majava, Osmo Kauppila
2021 Managing Global Transitions  
As a result, essential methods to survive during crises and increase the resilience of supply chains were discovered. The results can be utilised in preparing for future crises.  ...  In this study, the resilience of supply chains is evaluated by studying three globally operating Finnish b2b manufacturing companies during the covid-19 pandemic.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the interviewees for their valuable insights. This study is a part of the Reboot IoT Factory project.  ... 
doi:10.26493/1854-6935.19.105-126 fatcat:qyk5qjq5t5ea3b2qxua6hq53gq

Simulation tools for decision support to adaptive forest management in Europe

Bart Muys, Jari Hynynen, Marc Palahi, Manfred J. Lexer, Marek Fabrika, Hans Pretzsch, François Gillet, Elemer Briceño, Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Vincent Kint
2011 Forest Systems  
for different end-user categories, offering spatially explicit approaches at the landscape scale, and integrating empirical and mechanistic models in hybrid and bayesian simulation approaches.  ...  The objective of this perspective paper is to highlight the recent trends in forest simulation and to identify the remaining challenges to make forest simulation a reliable tool for forest policy and management  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is a product of COST ACTION FP0603 «Forest models for research and decision support in sustainable forest management».  ... 
doi:10.5424/fs/201019s-9310 fatcat:eiguvikybngqbnm3od33hohegq

Multiple objective optimization for active sensor management

Scott F. Page, Alexander N. Dolia, Chris J. Harris, Neil M. White, Belur V. Dasarathy
2005 Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications 2005  
The performance of a multi-sensor data fusion system is inherently constrained by the configuration of the given sensor suite.  ...  This was highlighted by Hintz and McIntyre who propose a goal lattice based approach which encompasses the encoding of a number of military defined objectives into a lattice used for sensor management  ...  Whilst this offers a convenient and analytical means of integrating the filtering and management systems, optimizing for information alone is inherently suboptimal with respect to the global system goals  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.603819 fatcat:4fsppkthlzcrxfcv3e5n52ayeu

Phenology-Based Biomass Estimation to Support Rangeland Management in Semi-Arid Environments

Anne Schucknecht, Michele Meroni, Francois Kayitakire, Amadou Boureima
2017 Remote Sensing  
These maps can be used for the improved management of rangeland resources, for decisions on fire prevention and aid allocation, and for the planning of more in-depth field missions.  ...  This study aims to support effective rangeland management by developing an approach for mapping rangeland biomass production.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9050463 fatcat:cgnvfvaaojgsheeogq6te6kyse

Remote Sensing Technologies for Assessing Climate-Smart Criteria in Mountain Forests [chapter]

Chiara Torresan, Sebastiaan Luyssaert, Gianluca Filippa, Mohammad Imangholiloo, Rachel Gaulton
2021 Managing Forest Ecosystems  
A set of indicators to assess "the smartness" of forests has been previously identified by combining indicators for sustainable forest management with the ecosystem services.  ...  AbstractMonitoring forest responses to climate-smart forestry (CSF) is necessary to determine whether forest management is on track to contribute to the reduction and/or removal of greenhouse gas emissions  ...  Currently, efforts are moving from this AB approach toward a tree-centric approach for integrating tree-level ALS data into biomass monitoring programs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-80767-2_11 fatcat:5gzjgydxsfd4zgxuagkbi4nirq

Remote Sensing Applications for Monitoring Terrestrial Protected Areas: Progress in the Last Decade

Lijun Mao, Mingshi Li, Wenjuan Shen
2020 Sustainability  
The following suggestions are provided for future studies: (1) development of remote sensing frameworks for local PA monitoring worldwide; (2) comprehensive utilization of multisource remote sensing data  ...  Overall, the integration of remote sensing data and advanced processing methods can support PA management and decision-making procedures.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge the financial support of Nanjing Forestry University and Nanjing Forest Police College. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12125016 fatcat:dpvyuh32qfhq3dnujflotocmbq

Estimating adoption and impacts of agricultural management practices in developing countries using satellite data. A scoping review

Christoph Kubitza, Vijesh V. Krishna, Urs Schulthess, Meha Jain
2020 Agronomy for Sustainable Development  
and water conservation; (2) only a few studies have estimated the yield impacts of agricultural practices, although the estimation of crop yields with satellite data is fairly developed; and (3) only  ...  a small number of studies have explored impact estimation beyond the biophysical sphere.  ...  We also thank three anonymous reviewers and the editors of this journal for valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13593-020-0610-2 fatcat:3qwigl2kdzh6jpjb6km5gh7r6y

SIRENE: A Spatial Data Infrastructure to Enhance Communities' Resilience to Disaster-Related Emergency

Simone Sterlacchini, Gloria Bordogna, Giacomo Cappellini, Debora Voltolina
2018 International Journal of Disaster Risk Science  
alle Emergenze (Information System for Emergency Preparedness and Response) is designed and implemented to access and share, over the Internet, relevant multisource and distributed geospatial data to support  ...  SIRENE can visualize and cross-validate institutional and research-based data against VGI reports, as well as provide disaster managers with a decision support system able to suggest the mode and timing  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been carried out within the project: SIMULATOR-Sistema Integrato ModULAre per la gesTione e prevenziOne dei Rischi-Integrated Modular System for Risk Prevention and Management  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13753-018-0160-2 fatcat:qy4knrevnbc23fu5duywzrmx7a

Cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death registries: a systematic review of global coverage

Elizabeth Davida Paratz, Luke Rowsell, Dominica Zentner, Sarah Parsons, Natalie Morgan, Tina Thompson, Paul James, Andreas Pflaumer, Christopher Semsarian, Karen Smith, Dion Stub, Andre La Gerche
2020 Open Heart  
BackgroundSudden cardiac death (SCD) is a major global health problem, accounting for up to 20% of deaths in Western societies.  ...  Genetic data are collected by nine registries, with the majority of these (n=7) offering indefinite storage in a biorepository.ConclusionsMany CA registries exist globally, although with inequitable population  ...  There are multiple potential sources of data (table 3) , and integrating multisource data is a key distinguishing feature of SCD registries compared with CA registries.  ... 
doi:10.1136/openhrt-2019-001195 pmid:32076566 pmcid:PMC6999684 fatcat:izpcevrzdvcublgq2spe466zaq

How to Predict Disruptions in the Inbound Supply Chain in a Volatile Environment [chapter]

Andréas Malmstedt, Jenny Bäckstrand
2022 Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering  
While these approaches in general prove to solve the disruption problem, they come with a negative effect on cost per product and cost of capital.  ...  In a highly volatile demand environment with fast pace changing technology, increasing inventory can constitute a big risk for obsolesce, hence additional measures are needed to create a competitive business  ...  Which data to they use? From the interview with the Supplier Managers, the team found out that there were patterns that the Supplier Managers looked for.  ... 
doi:10.3233/atde220182 fatcat:i6bonvfexjes7awcsvazsrvp5u

Information technology and the management difference: A fusion map

P. G. W. Keen
1993 IBM Systems Journal  
The "fusion map" approach that focuses on the steps that precede and enable strategy, has been applied in a number of companies.  ...  This paper presents a framework for senior executives to use in order to lead the deployment of information technology ( l m without having to know how it is managed and to ensure the fusion of business  ...  core-customer and risk-management data must conform to the company's enterprise data model.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.321.0017 fatcat:alnddem52zg23fl65hidmqa6dy

Digital Earth for Disaster Mitigation [chapter]

Milan Konecny, Temenoujka Bandrova, Petr Kubicek, Silvia Marinova, Radim Stampach, Zdenek Stachon, Tomas Reznik
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
This chapter describes three aspects: innovative Digital Earth development, national and local disaster risk assessment and the benefits arising from the use of maps and dynamic data, and analyses of the  ...  The new trends in spatial big data are emphasized; the most important for disaster risk reduction are the basic theses of the U.N. Conference in Sendai.  ...  GGIM A newly established Global Data Ecosystem by the U.N. Global Geospatial Information Management (U.N.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_15 fatcat:ooacxqw66jbbxc757josuapypm

Resource management and its interaction with level 2/3 fusion from the fusion06 panel discussion

Erik Blasch, Ivan Kadar, Ken Hintz, J. Biermann, Chee Chong, John Salerno, Subrata Das
2007 2007 10th International Conference on Information Fusion  
The common themes were: (1) Addressing the user in system management / control, (2) Determining a standard set of metrics for optimization, (3) Optimizing / evaluating fusion systems to deliver timely  ...  Sensor Resource Management (or process refinement) is a element of any information fusion system.  ...  Mission management needs to be addressed as a global control function that helps to determine which sensors, resources, and users are activated in for local control responsibilities and approval for action  ... 
doi:10.1109/icif.2007.4408013 dblp:conf/fusion/BlaschKHBCSD07 fatcat:rp6sj7562fcjflsuawnaiqzjoa

Assessing the Influence of Climate Extremes on Ecosystems and Human Health in Southwestern Amazon Supported by the PULSE-Brazil Platform

L. E. O. C. Aragão, J. A. Marengo, P. M. Cox, R. A. Betts, D. Costa, N. Kaye, L. Alves, L. T. Smith, I. F. A. Cavalcanti, G. Sampaio, L. O. Anderson, M. Horta (+4 others)
2016 American Journal of Climate Change  
options for the consequences of global environmental change.  ...  Our results clearly demonstrated that ecosystems are under increased fire risk in the future that will, in turn, affect the health of human populations.  ...  LEOCA and JAM acknowledges the support of CNPq (Productivity fellowship) and FAPESP-Belmont Forum funding (n˚ 2012/51876-0). LEOCA also thank CNPQ for the grant 458022/2013-6.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ajcc.2016.53030 fatcat:qpvdp75u3zawfdprxv3kjrcqta
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