Visualizing Social Media: New Tools for Research and Practice

Lead PI: Thomas Chandler

Unit Affiliation: National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)

September 2014 - September 2016
Inactive
North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: This project provided ASPR, CDC, and NIEHS Hurricane Sandy recovery science grantees with access to a geospatial query tool that enabled them to analyze location-based social media data related to Hurricane Sandy and other past disasters. As part of this project, the grantee developed a web portal to provide social media training and resources to the grantees and to the public health community. The free, online social media training suite ​Exit Icon includes: Free online course “Social Media in Preparedness and Response, Video discussions and tutorials, and Additional social media resources, including peer reviewed articles, white papers, and tools.

SPONSOR:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response/DHHS

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response/DHHS

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$150,697

WEBSITE:

https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/SandyResearch/Pages/health-departments.aspx

KEYWORDS

preparedness public health social media hurricane sandy geospatial

THEMES

Restless earth

MULTIMEDIA

https://ncdp.columbia.edu/microsite-page/visualizing-social-media/home/