Global Finalist

eoNetTambora made it to the Global Award Finals (Top 25)


Develop a web tool, mobile device app or add-on for existing apps or websites that leverages NASA imagery and climate data to illustrate the impacts of our changing Earth in areas of interest to you. Some ideas to explore include:

  • Use NASA Earth observations data, social media, smart phones, and Short Message Service (SMS) text phones to collect Earth observations and connect public in local, regional, and national networks to communicate about our changing planet.
  • Examine current natural events curated by NASA’s EONET (Earth Observatory Natural Event Tracker) by browsing global historical and near real-time imagery from space.
  • Upload images or other data points demonstrating visible observations and how they compare to satellite data. For example, generating early-warning alerts or validating precipitation rates reported from NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Mission.
  • Integrate NASA imagery with a mobile assistant to allow for dynamic image generation based on a basic request structure.

What happened the last weeks and did this happened centuries(!) ago as well?

Nasa's eoNet meets tambora.org: Near real time data derived from high technology measurement and satellite imagery is combined with historical data extracted from diaries, chronicles, newspapers and other documents from centuries ago.

Satellite images for present events can be selected and stepped through time.

It visualizes the spatial and temporal distribution of hazard events today as well as corresponding events in the past and thereby allows to compare those in quantity and intensity.

This allows anybody to examine the impact of climate change on a global and local level.


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