6th International Workshop on Remote Sensing for Disaster Response
EUCENTRE, University of Pavia, Italy | September 11-12, 2008
Over 40 remote sensing and GIS researchers and industry professionals gathered at the EUCENTRE, the state-of-the-art earthquake research facility located at Italy’s University of Pavia, for the Sixth International Workshop on Remote Sensing for Disaster Response. Held September 11-12, 2008 and hosted by Paolo Gamba, the workshop was the latest annual installment in a series begun in 2003. The two-day event featured cutting edge research presented using EUCENTRE’s high-tech multimedia facilities. Sessions focused on the use of satellite, aerial and GPS technologies to support post-disaster damage response and recovery activities for multiple hazards spanning earthquake, windstorm, tsunami and flooding.