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For Solo Kota Kita's John Taylor, who is compiling a climate vulnerability assessment for UNDP, OpenIR developed IR maps that highlight impervious surfaces and vegetation in the small, rapidly growing city of Makassar, ...

UNDP Makassar Climate Vulnerability Assessment

Applications, Indonesia, News, Prototypes

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OpenIR's tech lead, Ilias Koen, developed a pixel classification prototype for OpenIR. http://openir.media.mit.edu/main/prototypes/new_york_spectrogram/index.html In this prototype, a user can click any pixel on the ...

OpenIR’s Spectral Classification Prototype: New York

Prototypes, Technology

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Screenshot of Makassar Data Viewer. OpenIR is working with John Taylor and the UN Development Programme to prepare maps for their Makassar Climate Vulnerability Assessment. Makassar, a small, rapidly-growing city on ...

Makassar Data Viewer for UNDP

Applications, Indonesia, Prototypes

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  OpenIR melihat dari vegetasi di daerah Yogyakarta.  OpenIR view of vegetation in the Yogyakarta area.   Kami telah diterjemahkan yang OpenIR Data Viewer, yang Ushahidi Deployment, dan kami Survey ke dalam ...

Sites for Summative Evaluation Now Online (Bahasa Indonesia, English)

Indonesia, Prototypes, Technology

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Image taken from The Epoch Times   Currently, one of the worst floods in recent history is taking place in Jakarta. As of today, the Jakarta Globe reports that there are 15 confirmed deaths, more than 18,000 ...

Jakarta Floods January 2013

Applications, Indonesia, News, Prototypes

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  After completing the data validation process for Jakarta, the OpenIR team decided to apply the same process to the New York metropolitan area: New York Data Viewer with Risk Layers The first step was to first ...

New York Data Validation

Prototypes, Technology

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The flood risk index for New York City was generated differently from the Jakarta flood risk index. The Jakarta flood risk index was generated by processing the whole tile and then sliced into different zoom levels. The New ...

Generating a Flood Risk Index For New York City

Prototypes, Technology

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OpenIR Formative Evaluations begin on November 23, and will be short interviews conducted by our Community Researcher Juhee Bae. The evaluations will continue throughout November and December with our other community ...

Sites for Formative Evaluation

Applications, Indonesia, Prototypes, Technology

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This past weekend, OpenIR participated in the #HurricaneHackers #Sandy Crisis Camp Hackathon to aid with the hurricane crisis response. Our output: a New York City data viewer, with IR layers and geotagged tweets, built ...

Hurricane Sandy: Ushahidi + IR build

Applications, News, Prototypes, Technology