Quantifying human responses to natural disasters could improve preparation for future threats, scientists say.
Las redes sociales complementan a la ciencia durante los desastres naturales
La información compartida en las plataformas de redes sociales podría ayudar a los científicos a recopilar datos en tiempo real y ayudar a las agencias en los esfuerzos de ayuda.
New Landslide Reporting Tool Uses Social Media and AI
The tool extracts landslide information in real time, which could advance landslide research as well as disaster response.
Social Media Supplements Science During Natural Disasters
Information shared on social media platforms could help scientists gather real-time data and assist agencies in relief efforts.
Roosters, S’mores, and #EmergencyCute: A Humor-in-Crisis How-To
When natural hazards strike communities, we may not think science agencies should respond with humor. Researchers suggest that sometimes, however, humor can connect communities and bring smiles.
Ashley Lindalía Walker: Leading a Celebration of Black Scientists
Astronomer bridges academic and social media outreach.
Amateur Radio Operators Help Fill Earthquake Donut Holes
Ham radio networks gear up to provide real-time, on-the-ground information about earthquake shaking and damage when other communication pathways are knocked out of commission.
Social Media Helps Reveal Cause of 2018 Indonesian Tsunami
Videos from Twitter and YouTube helped scientists tease out the physical mechanisms that generated the large tsunami in Palu Bay after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake.
AGU’s Online Learning Exchange Shares Education Resources
As teachers worldwide transition to virtual learning, expert educators offer a new place to find and share the best ways to keep your students on track.
Don’t @ Me: What Happened When Climate Skeptics Misused My Work
A student who saw his climate research misrepresented in online forums shares the experience, as well as lessons learned and recommendations for how to counter efforts to distort climate science.