Hazards

Research projects and citizen science for DRR initiatives highlighted hazard by hazard

Earthquake

Examples below of initiatives that incorporate citizens into the detection and description of impacts from earthquakes. These employ both sensors and crowd sourcing methodologies, across the globe:

“Did you feel it?” (USGS)

The Quake Catcher Network

 

Examples of research that analyses the successes and lessons from earthquake related initiatives:

MyShake

Citizen Seismology

Hurricane/Cyclone/Typhoon

These (relatively) fast moving phenomena have initiatives aimed at response and recovery:

Crowdsourcing of damage data as it evolved after Typhoon Haiyan 

 

Fire

Citizen science initiatives associated with wildfire are most common in Australia and the USA.

Ongoing project:

NERDS for Nature: wildfire recovery project

An analysis of spontaneous information sharing during wildfires in the Santa Barbara area (California, USA)

Tornado

Drought

Storm