Phys .org: New research analyzes millions of Twitter posts during hurricanes to understand how people communicate in a disaster

Phys .org: New research analyzes millions of Twitter posts during hurricanes to understand how people communicate in a disaster. “In the face of a potentially disastrous storm like Hurricane Ida, people take to Twitter and other social media sites to communicate vital information. New research published in the journal Risk Analysis suggests that monitoring and analyzing this social media ‘chatter’ during a natural disaster could help decision makers learn how to plan for and mitigate the impacts of severe weather events in their communities.”

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