Geo-humanitarian Action

The Christian Doppler (CD) Laboratory for geospatial and EO-based humanitarian technologies (GEOHUM), established at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, aims to bridge satellite Earth observation (EO) and geoinformatics (GI) to support humanitarian action.

GEOHUM’s vision is to enhance technical and organisational capacities matching specific needs from humanitarian organisations, first and foremost our co-funding partner MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières, Doctors Without Borders). To optimise aid delivery, GEOHUM leverages cutting-edge technological advancements at the interface of EO, GI and artificial intelligence. We envisage a scientific substantiation and the development of geospatial information products for logistics and mission planning in conflict mitigation and disaster response.