Earthquake Risk Mitigation Using Social Media and Sensor-Based Citizens' Participati

Sunday, 15 February 2015: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room LL21C (San Jose Convention Center)
Remy Bossu, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, Arpajon Cedex, France
The presentation will cover recent experiences and developments using social media (twitter, internet) and personal devices (smart-phone apps, personal health devices) to monitor the occurrence of earthquakes and observed damage, provide data for local scientific investigations, as well as the prospects for life-saving applications in earthquake emergency situations.