U.S., Japan Bring Big Data and Data Analytics to Disaster Response

in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, Governmental Policy, Public Health, Research
April 7th, 2015

Rapid advances in information technology are providing new opportunities to improve disaster management. For example, new computer systems and networks — from sensor networks to smartphones and cyber-physical systems — are giving rise to powerful data streams that have the potential to facilitate timely and effective action during disasters. (More)