Tweets Can Guide Emergency Responders Almost Immediately After An Earthquake

Tweets Can Guide Emergency Responders Almost Immediately After An Earthquake

5520554611_1f2b88c5ef_b Aggregated data from sites like Google and Twitter have given researchers new ways to track things ranging from diseases to emergency responses after a disaster. Now Stanford researchers are using tweets to supplement ShakeMaps, which are created by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program to track earthquakes so quickly that data about affected areas is available almost in… Read More

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