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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 735-747, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-735-2017
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Research article
19 May 2017
Probabilistic flood extent estimates from social media flood observations
Tom Brouwer et al.
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AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by Editor and Referees) (06 Mar 2017) by Paolo Tarolli  
AR by Dirk Eilander on behalf of the Authors (08 Mar 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (14 Mar 2017) by Paolo Tarolli
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (24 Mar 2017)  
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (29 Mar 2017)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (18 Apr 2017) by Paolo Tarolli  
AR by Tom Brouwer on behalf of the Authors (25 Apr 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
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Short summary
The increasing number and severity of floods, driven by e.g. urbanization, subsidence and climate change, create a growing need for accurate and timely flood maps. At the same time social media is a source of much real-time data that is still largely untapped in flood disaster management. This study illustrates that inherently uncertain data from social media can be used to derive information about flooding.
The increasing number and severity of floods, driven by e.g. urbanization, subsidence and...
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