Crowd-sourcing with Imagery (MH370)

Help Search For MH370 Through Tomnod Satellite Images

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 carrying 239 passengers and crew members en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappeared early Saturday morning, within hours after departing. Five days in, despite a huge search and rescue mission of planes and vessels from 12 countries (so far), the whereabouts of the plane is still unknown.

DigitalGlobe’s crowdsourced search platform, Tomnod, lets anyone with an Internet connection help in the search for MH370. Harnessing detailed satellite images of the region in which the plane is believed to have disappeared, the site is asking for users to comb through satellite images and tag objects of interest that they find.

So far, more than 600,000 has participated in the exercise, and you can too.

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Search For MH370 With Tomnod

To get started, just visit the Tomnod website. Click through the introductory text and press Start Tagging! on the Tomnod screen to start your search. You can also scroll down and find a bit more info about what you’re expected to help tag.

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