#flood #hochwasser — Social Media and Disaster Mapping

The current flood in Germany is the prominent proof: Social Media, Web 2.0 and Crowdsourcing play a more and more important role in organizing volunteers in humanitarian help. Crowdsouring has shown to be useful for collecting relevant geographical information in natural disasters. This is the very “on spot” topic of our current seminar on VGI 4 Disaster Mapping. A new set of entries have just been added to the seminar’s blog:


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