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United States: Predicting flooding risk in vulnerable communities

21 Sep 2016, Forbes Media LLC

As climate change causes more potentially catastrophic flooding across the globe, the need to predict what areas are the most vulnerable becomes more urgent. To do this, Cloud to Street is combining big data analysis, crowd sourced information, and satellite imagery to create an analysis of which communities are most vulnerable due to underlying social conditions.



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