Showing posts from September, 2022

Breaching patterns:

Following Pakistan August 2022 floods, due to extreme monsoon rains, a HQ image of a plume in lake Manchar  attracted comments around the world: see , or . We added those free imagery sets to train the algorithm to track flow patterns result of levee breaching , as this  phenomenon is essential to identify and manage floods  in near real time. The display shows a shift to reds from Sentinel-2 MSI, using Google-Earth-Engine. Other former testing case was at Honduras, after devastating hurricanes Eta and Iota, November 2021, where we trained with SAR Sentinel-1 imagery.      

Visionary notes:

While refining Risk and Damage evaluation tools for big-data, on high demand by Natural Catastrophe (NatCat) services, this rentrĂ©e we pay tribute to a visionary and  paradigmatic independent scientist: James E. Lovelock , passed away this summer aged 103, his latest guidance  book "Novacene" provides a global perspective to deal with earth's heat threat.