Edinburgh / Berlin / Darmstadt / Potsdam, 16 December 2021. – Mayday.ai, LUP, Humboldt University Berlin and the city of Leipzig are joining efforts to mitigate risks related to heatwaves by launching the UrbanGreenEye project, Mayday.ai announced. The Federal Ministry of Transport and the German Aerospace Centre support and fund the initiative.
Heatwaves and their prevalent damaging effects are more frequent globally due to climate change and efforts are needed to reduce their impact. Mayday.ai is a real time risk and disaster intelligence provider while LUP is a remote sensing and environmental monitoring and planning company. Their joint solution will help mitigate these risks in urban areas by combining remote sensing and AI technologies. The UrbanGreenEye project is the first step in a risk and disaster prevention product focused on heatwaves.
The project aims to prevent the creation of urban heat islands through intelligent planning. Mayday.ai and LUP will collaborate on the program with other consortium partners. German cities like Hamburg, Duisburg, Stuttgart, Potsdam, Gütersloh and Augsburg will participate in the piloting and validation process.
While the solution is focusing on German public authorities, a global version with additional features will be rolled out as well. The platform will cover various disaster types, all disaster management phases and every geographic region.
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