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100 Resilient Cities -- Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation -- Teams with Trimble for Innovative Global Urban Resilience Initiative
100RC network cities can use Trimble eCognition Essentials to help design and implement the cities' long-term resilience strategy to better plan for and respond to stresses and shocks such as heat island effect, air quality and stormwater runoff, flooding, landslides, fire prevention and recovery and more. This out-of-the-box solution enables city staff to import, fuse, interpret and analyze data to achieve a greater understanding of their environments while expending minimal resources or time.
"In order to build resilience, cities need accurate, authoritative data to assess and understand their built and natural environment," said
"Cities can't just build resilience out of thin air - they need the right tools to do it," said
Trimble joins a prestigious group of other "
100RC is dedicated to helping cities become more resilient to the 'shocks' - catastrophic events like hurricanes, fires, earthquakes and floods - and 'stresses' - slow-moving disasters like water shortages, homelessness, and unemployment - they increasingly face in the 21st century. Each city in the 100RC network receives four concrete types of support:
- Financial and logistical guidance for establishing an innovative new position in city government, a Chief Resilience Officer, who will lead the city's resilience efforts;
- Technical support for development of a robust resilience strategy;
- Access to solutions, service providers, and partners from the private, public, academic and non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors who can help them develop and implement their resilience strategies; and
- Membership of a global network of member cities who can learn from and help each other.
For more information about eCognition Essentials and 100 Resilient Cities, visit: ecognition and 100 resilent cities.
About 100 Resilient Cities
100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the
For more information, visit: www.100resilientcities.org.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in
For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.
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