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The Perfect Storm of Information: Combining Traditional and Non-Traditional Data Sources for Public Health Situational Awareness During Hurricane Response

Bennett, K., Olsen, J., Harris, S., et al. (2013). The Perfect Storm of Information: Combining Traditional and Non-Traditional Data Sources for Public Health Situational Awareness During Hurricane Response. PLOS Currents Disasters. Dec 16. Edition 1.

The authors examined whether and how non-traditional data (e.g., tweets and media reports) filled a void in traditional data reporting during the response to Hurricane Isaac in 2012. They also studied the effect of non-traditional data on the timeliness for reporting identified Essential Elements of Information.
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