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Dr. Richard Spinrad, an Assistant Administrator with NOAA, tells the Daily Debrief's Chris Dorobek all about it.
Oct. 1, 2009
The agency mines data from YouTube, Twitter and other social media tools to ascertain what's happening on the ground during earthquakes. Did You Feel It? Web site makes it easier for the public to submit their experiences after the earth shakes. USGS also is considering new early warning alert system that would tell the public before earthquakes hit the surface.
A new survey calls government agencies perpetually behind the curve in technology adoption compared to the private sector, and hampered in technology adoption as a result of old legislation.
One agency is a leader in super computing. And a big dose of stimulus money will keep it that way.
With Congress returning to work this week, the chairman of the House panel that oversees science and technology agencies and programs maps out an ambitious agenda for the second session of the 111th Congress. And: will there be a change in the leadership of the House Science and Technology Committee a year from now?
Amy Merten, spatial data branch chief in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Response and Restoration, is being honored for her efforts at using a new online data system to help clean up in the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
From the data management panel discussion, NOAA's Joseph Klimavicz discussed the agency's response during the Gulf Coast oil spill.