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Here’s What El Niño Could Mean for Summer Weather in the United States

yellow ninoAs temperatures warm up and the school year winds down for kids across the country, people are eager for summer to arrive before spring has a chance to set in. Everyone wants to know what kind of weather we’ll have this summer, but there’s one factor that could have some consequences: El Niño…

 

Researchers could use tweets to create maps of those in need of aid during natural disasters

Spontaneous tweets about major floods are being turned into a mapping tool that could be used by emergency services and disaster response teams to save lives and provide aid, Dutch researchers said. When a crisis strikes, people increasingly find out about it from social media, as individuals and groups take to the internet to spread the word…

 

Missouri S&T researcher works on big data analytics for disaster management

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is working with colleagues in Osaka, Japan, on joint U.S. National Science Foundation and Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) research that leverages big data and data analytics to transform disaster management for individuals and society…

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