06 October 2015

Thematic Focus: ICTs, Innovation & Information-related Items

"Earth Observation-based Dwelling Detection Approaches in a Highly Complex Refugee Camp Environment: A Comparative Study," Remote Sensing 6(10): 9277-9297 (Sept. 2014) [open access]

"Facebook is the New Travel Guide for Iraqis Headed to Europe," Washington Post, 16 Sept. 2015 [text]

Humanitarian Broadcasting in Emergencies: A Synthesis of Evaluation Findings, Research Report, no. 7 (BBC Media Action, Oct. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Importing Forensic Technologies into Border Control: Genetic Ancestry and Isotope Testing in the UKBA’s Human Provenance Pilot Project," Chapter 9 in Adjudicating Refugee and Asylum Status: The Role of Witness, Expertise, and Testimony (Cambridge University Press, Feb. 2015) [postprint via Univ. of Edinburgh]

"Mapping the Global Flow of Refugees through News Coverage," Forbes, 5 Oct. 2015 [text]

"Mark Zuckerberg Announces Project to Connect Refugee Camps to the Internet," New York Times, 26 Sept. 2015 [text]

"Meet the Librarians – and Book Borrowers – of the Calais Jungle," The Spectator, 19 Sept. 2015 [text]

"Rethinking Engagement: Innovations in How Humanitarians Explore Geoinformation," International Journal of Geo-Information 4(3), 1729-1749 (Sept. 2015) [open access]

"Syrian Refugees and Information Precarity," New Media & Society, OnlineFirst, 2 July 2015 [full-text via Academia.edu]
- See also related WSU news story.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information-related Items (26 Aug. 2015)

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