Videos: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill - A Review of Geospatial Technology at Work

By Directions Staff

Below is a link and description of the first video in the series.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Plenary Session: Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA), Geoplatform.gov and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Dr. Amy A. Merten, Chief, Spatial Data Team, Office of Response and Restoration, NOAA, speaking on the ERMA project at the 2010 Rocket City Geospatial Conference in Huntsville, AL on November 16. She was one of the visionaries who created Geoplatform.gov, which supported mitigation efforts for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response team.

The other videos are:

Mobile Crowdsourcing in the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

State of Alabama Mobile Boom Application

Online mapping tools for crisis response and data sharing: Using Google Earth, Maps and KML in response to the oil spill

ISR/GEOINT in the Context of a Spill of National Significance


Published Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Written by Directions Staff


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