disease mapping

Forecasting Cholera Using Remote Sensing

Mark Altaweel

The NASA cholera forecasting tool effectively takes satellite observations on environmental conditions and combines the data with information on infrastructure and conditions in a country.

The IBM Ebola tracker.

Empowering GIS with Big Data

Sangeeta Deogawanka

Analysis of Big Data in a geographic context has empowered organizations and businesses faced with huge amount of data and diverse technologies. The integration of maps with multiple layers of information tells the full story behind the data. Trends and patterns are revealed. Queries are answered and new questions are also addressed. At the same time, predictive modeling on massive datasets help drive accurate decision-making, profitability and effective resource management.

Mapping the Outbreaks of Diseases

Rebecca Maxwell

In August of 2014, the World Health Organization declared a public emergency in response to the growing number of Ebola ...