Patrick Meier

Study: Mobile phones to predict population displacement after disasters

Mobile phones can be used to nowcast and predict population displacement after major disasters. After the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake, the team of the Swedish NGO Flowminder analyzed the movement of 1.9 million mobile users before and after the earthquake using location data from mobile phones.


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Tue, 10/07/2012 - 08:48
Tue, 07/10/2012
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