MapX : A global open platform to manage, analyze and visualize environmental geospatial data

We are undoubtedly living in a connected World. Out of a population of 7.5 billions, more than 50% of people have access to Internet, more than 40% are active social media users, about 70% are unique mobile users, and almost 40% are active mobile social media users. This presents a massive opportunity for engagement, education, and the use of crowd-sourced data. In the last 30 years, the number of satellites launched per year has grown from a few to more than 300. In 2016, 11 billions sensors were connected to Internet, and this figure might increase significantly by 2030, which is the date for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

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