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Randi

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Help with the Ecuador Earthquake Rescue Efforts Now!
« on: April 25, 2016, 07:43:42 pm »
We urgently need you to help guide rescue workers on the ground in Ecuador. Go to www.planetaryresponsenetwork.org now!

The Planetary Response Network (PRN) is a new kind of Zooniverse project. Together we've made major contributions to scientific research, from marking bubbles in the Milky Way to marking giraffes in the Serengeti. As a global community coming together during a major humanitarian crisis, we think we can make a real difference exploring and tagging images taken by satellites and from the air.

Shortly after the recent earthquakes in Ecuador, we were contacted by Rescue Global to help them rapidly assess damage to structures and roads in the aftermath of the quakes. Their goal is to aid in rescue and recovery operations on the ground, but they need our help to classify satellite images of large areas so they know where aid is most needed and how best to deliver it. The PRN website has the full details of the search goals and data on the Research page.

Start helping right away at www.planetaryresponsenetwork.org

Brooke and the Zooniverse Team

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Re: Help with the Ecuador Earthquake Rescue Efforts Now!
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2016, 08:33:02 pm »
Looks like the mass email worked!  8)

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Wow! Thanks for this amazing response everyone - we've completed classifying the first image set in just 2 hours!

If you would like to be alerted when we get new post-quake images, please sign in and make 1 classification (even if the image is blank) to be added to the project list. If your Zooniverse profile has emails turned on, you will be notified when we re-start.

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Re: Help with the Ecuador Earthquake Rescue Efforts Now!
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2016, 08:34:53 pm »

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Re: Help with the Ecuador Earthquake Rescue Efforts Now!
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2016, 09:00:06 pm »
Yes I tried it and got a blank - this is what IT is made for  :D :-* :D