The active fire map is a service offered and produced by NASA from data collected by the Terra satellite. This space detector carries with it a sensor called MODIS that captures the infrared radiation emitted by any fire. The information collected is treated very quickly and made available to the public in a few hours.
Earthquake collection conducted by EMSC in the last two weeks around the planet.
The cartographic production produced by the USSR during the Cold War period is immense, encompassing all corners of the globe. These topographic maps have a quality and a detail that surprises, especially as some of them are so remote and difficult to access for the technology of the time. Today, we can find countries where the best cartographic base is even Soviet maps.
Different companies and projects provide interactive map services worldwide in different formats, including:
- Open Street Map: cooperatively, where users themselves perform the tasks of mapping.