ScienceDaily (Feb. 11, discount 2010) — In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, University at Buffalo geography students are participating in a global effort to enhance the international response and recovery effort by helping to assess damage, using images hosted by Google Earth and the Virtual Disaster Viewer, which shares imagery of disasters from various sources.
Eight graduate and undergraduate students are conducting the research, under the direction of Chris Renschler, UB associate professor of geography, in his Landscape-based Environmental Systems Analysis and Modeling Laboratory (LESAM) in UB’s Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences.
NC. – Joanne Rohde a former executive at Red Hat is leading a new start up that leverages her expertise in open-source software and her passion for information sharing technology between health care / service providers.
Axial Exchange subscription based services enables health care providers to use its exchange efficiently. Axial aims to create a secure network where health-care providers can exchange electronic medical information.