ESIP Develops Earth Science Data Operational Readiness Levels
ESIP Develops Earth Science Data Operational Readiness Levels to Empower Disaster Responders
CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. 04, 2019
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GEO Week 2019 --
Information Partners (ESIP), the global community steward for
Earth science data professionals, today announced Operational
Readiness Levels (ORLs) to make Earth science data more trusted and
to improve data-driven decision-making during disaster response and
recovery. The new ORLs empower data professionals and operational
decision-makers to turn the massive amount of data available today
into vetted information that can be used to inform decisions during
evolving disasters and crisis situations.
“Trusted data is crucial to advance the global use of Earth observation data,” said Gilberto Camara, CEO Secretariat Director. “GEO welcome the initiative of ESIP to develop the Earth data Operational Readiness Level framework and their interest to launch it to the global audience at GEO Week 2019.”
The ORLs will be presented at GEO Week on Monday, November 4, 2019 from 9:00-10:00am at the Target Side Event titled, “ Data for our planet: Increasing the use and value of global information infrastructures to support resilient cities, disaster risk reduction and infectious diseases.”
“One of the most difficult challenges during a disaster is getting trusted data and information into...