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Tweets turned into flood maps that could help save lives

14 Apr 2015, TRF

Spontaneous tweets about major floods are being turned into a mapping tool that could... save lives and provide aid, Dutch researchers said. 'The maps could also be used to help speed up recovery work after a disaster or to identify flood-prone areas that would benefit from protection,' Deltares flood expert Dirk Eilander said...


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