Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights

Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights

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  • Overview Satellite Imagery Analysis for Environmental Monitoring >High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and the Demolition of Avaza and Tarta I. Introduction II. Data and Methods III. Results IV. Conclusion I. Introduction The towns of Avaza and Tarta on the Caspian Sea have long been summer...
  • The AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program has been awarded a grant of $800,000 by the Oak Foundation, based in London. The two-year grant will support the Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project to:
  • Google Earth Layer I. Introduction II. Methods and Technology III. Results IV. Conclusion I. Introduction In August 2012, Amnesty International, USA (AIUSA) requested the assistance of the Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (...
  • Google Earth Layer Executive Summary At the request of Amnesty International, AAAS undertook a review of destruction in Lebanon and Israel using satellite imagery analysis. The study comes after the 2006 conflict between the two countries left nearly 1,200 Lebanese and 39 Israelis dead. Based on...
  • Google Earth Layer Executive Summary At the request of Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International in May 2009, AAAS undertook an initial review of satellite imagery for the Civilian Safety Zone (CSZ) in northeastern Sri Lanka. Human rights groups expressed concern over the status and safety of...
  • About the Technologies | Reference Materials About the technologies Geospatial technologies is a term used to describe the range of modern tools contributing to the geographic mapping and analysis of the Earth and human societies. These technologies have been evolving in some form since the first...