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How Twitter fought the floods

Social media is revolutionising disaster management and community building during emergencies, a study into social networking during last year’s Queensland floods has found.

Jan 11, 2012 not rated yet 0

Modeling Pakistan's flooding

The catastrophic flooding in Pakistan, which began with the annual monsoons towards the end of July 2010, has affected nearly 62,000 square miles -- or one fourth of the entire surface of the USA and Alaska. ...

Oct 08, 2010 4 / 5 (1) 1

Multiple factors contribute to flooding

Extreme events, such as floods or droughts, are caused by multiple factors - and must therefore be studied from many different perspectives. This is what international experts on water and climate research ...

Sep 27, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0

Using buildings for flood protection

Buildings, car parks and roads could, alongside their "regular" functions, have a role to play in protecting the rest of the city from flooding. According to researcher Bianca Stalenberg, this concept could be very useful ...

Sep 07, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0