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Friday, August 31, 2007

Among the culprits in Greek fire response: lack of imagery

As locals examine the response of the Greek government to a rash of fires that devistated many rural forest homes, technology has been identified as a limitation. Two years ago the Prime Minister promised regular imagery would be gathered to insure forest development was not occuring. That didn’t happen. Firefighters note that a lack of imagery hindered responses, too.

- The Economist

by Adena Schutzberg on 08/31 at 07:45 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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