As an Authorized User (AU) for the International Charter, the USGS may request activations of the Charter on behalf of Federal, State, local, or international agencies that require satellite-based remote sensing to assist with their mandate to respond to natural or man-made disasters.
Required information for a Charter activation request includes:
- Point-of-contact (POC) information for requesting agency
- Type of event
- Geographic area (coordinates or KML/KMZ/SHP file)
- Date of event occurrence or expected onset
All information should be provided in English.
For more information or to request image support, please contact the EO liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org.