Call for authors: “White Paper: Next generation disaster data infrastructure(CODATA LODGD Task Group 2017)”

This white paper aims to propose the next generation disaster data infrastructure, which includes the novel and most essential information systems and services that a country or a region can depend on in reality in order to successfully gather, process and display disaster data, and to reduce the impact of natural disasters. The white paper will focus on the key requirements of the next generation disaster data infrastructure, which includes (1) effective big disaster data collection, fusion, exchange, and query, (2) real-time big data analysis and decision making and (3) user-friendly big data visualization.

Schedule and contact information

  • Volunteer recruitment deadline: 2017/7/31
  • Writing team task assignment: 2017/8/7
  • Submission deadline of each section and subsection: 2017/12/31
  • The first draft of the white paper: 2018/1/31

If you want to participate in writing the white paper (one section or subsections). Please contact Edward Chu (, Bapon Fakhruddin ( or Zhao Jing( by 2017/7/31.

Please click to download for detailed information: WP2_call_for_authors_v1.pdf.