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Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »

More Haiti geospatial resources

January 20th, 2010 by Susan Smith

Satellite Imagery

GeoEye Imagery of Haiti Earthquake

DigitalGlobe Haiti Crisis Event Coverage

DigitalGlobe is now offering full resolution GeoTIFF imagery over Haiti free.

RapidEye has completed imaging of all of the regions in Haiti that have been most affected by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the area on January 12.

RADARSAT-2 space-based imagery is being used to assess damage and direct relief efforts to the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince from the January 12, 2010



FortiusOne has created a news dashboard with the latest volunteered and official source data.

Google Maps

DeLorme has developed a free GPS-accurate dataset to assist in the Haitian relief efforts.
The company was contacted by numerous aid groups following the earthquake. A team of employees worked through the past weekend preparing a custom dataset utilizing the GPS-accurate DeLorme World Base Map along with aerial imagery, all of which can be displayed within the company’s XMap software and on Earthmate PN-Series handheld GPS units.


OSM and MapMaker data discussion, CrisisCamp Haiti discussion



Web Services
ERDAS has updated their Online Web Services to incorporate the GeoEye imagery collected January 13, 2010 (made available for free download). Users can also access the image in ECWP in ArcMap, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, many other thick client packages and web clients by downloading the ECW Plug-in freely available for download on the ERDAS website

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