Archived Webinar

Part Four: Operational Application of Remote Sensing for Disaster Management

"Availability of near-global, past, present, and forecast hazard data together with exposure & vulnerability data allow for improved Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA)."

In this part, the Pacific Disaster Center describes the data, applications, and strategies they use for disaster risk reduction, response, and relief operations.

Learning Outline - 

  • Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA) Terminology 
  • DRA Using Remote Sensing Observations: Limitations
  • DRA Using Remote Sensing Observations: Advantages
  • Who is the  Pacific Disaster Center  (PDC)?
  • DisasterAWARE and application of Remote Sensing
  • Application of PDC’s Risk Assessment Capabilities

Prerequisites - 

These training resources are appropriate for professionals with no previous experience in remote sensing. Beginners are advised to complete the prerequisites before viewing this session.  

This session was created by NASA's Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET). ARSET is a part of NASA's Applied Science's Capacity Building Program. To learn more about ARSET, click HERE

In case of any questions regarding the session, please feel free to reach out to Ana I. Prados, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), University of Maryland Baltimore County at

Target Audience

The audiences for this training are local, regional, state, federal, and international entities, including public and private sector organizations engaged in disaster management, emergency responders, urban and infrastructure planners.

Questions Submitted


- Jan 10, 2023
interesting series


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Mahaman Mourtala

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- Sep 14, 2021
Great Series


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Great and Interesting!

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- Aug 11, 2021
Great Conversation

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