Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

Posts Categorized / Disaster Management

Chikungunya Map: Areas at Higher Risk in Dhaka

Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952. It is an RNA virus that belongs to the alphavirus genus of the family Togaviridae. The name “chikungunya” derives from a word in the Kimakonde language, meaning “to become contorted”, and describes the stooped appearance of sufferers with joint […]

Cyclone Mora : Probable Impact Areas in Bangladesh

Potential storm surge flooding from Tropical Cyclone Mora in southeast Bangladesh indicated by aqua-colored arrows.  (Google Maps) According to satellite imagery, Mora’s maximum surface sustained winds were about 83 km/h (52 mph) with gusts to 102 km/h (63 mph). The estimated central pressure was about 992 hPa. The system is likely to intensify further into a Severe […]

Urban Damage Assessment from High Resolution Images using OSM MASK and Neural Network

A complete methodology has been given by Dariia Gordiiuk of Earth Observatory Systems(EOS) Data Analytics for detecting urban damages Applying Neural Network and Local Laplace Filter and OSM masking Methods to Very High Resolution Satellite Imagery. Hope it will help a lot the geospatial analysts. Since the beginning of the human species, we have been […]

HOT activation workshop in Jakarta; How was it !!!

October 8, 2015 | Disaster Management | by aHaSaN

  HOT supports the collaborative map for emergency response while any disaster strike anywhere in the world. With time HOT has been speeding its wings in humanitarian arena from community development, partnering with different agencies, technical tools and platform development. Like the great collaborative mapping project tool Tasking manger HOT also developed HOT Training center […]

How to plan for an open city mapping project using OSM ?

November 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The World Bank recently released its extensive guide to planning an Open Cities mapping project, which was proudly co-authored by HOT.  The Open Cities Project began two years ago under the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), with initial locations in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The aim is to promote open data ecosystems […]

The Changes of Our World

September 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Earth is constantly changing. Some changes are a natural part of the climate system, such as the seasonal expansion and contraction of the Arctic sea ice pack. The responsibility for other changes, such as the Antarctic ozone hole, falls squarely on humanity’s shoulders. Our World of Change series documents how our planet’s land, oceans, atmosphere, […]

Years of Living Dangerously Premiere Full Episode

“Years,” created by a pair of producers who worked together on “60 Minutes,” is billed as a documentary series about climate change, but it’s constructed like a newsmagazine, albeit a nine-hour newsmagazine about a single subject. Each episode weaves together several reports, some done by journalists like Lesley Stahl or Chris Hayes, but most by a […]

OpenStreetMap and GeoGit for Yolanda Recovering

We’ve had several opportunities to refine GeoGit workflows in real-world situations, but among the most fulfilling was assisting with the response to Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Typhoon Haiyan) in the Philippines. It was the strongest cyclone to make landfall in recorded history, resulting in an urgent need to share data about the damage to […]

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