Oil Spill Response

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Oil Reporter

Coordination Calls

Identification of Tech and Environmental Communities

Couch Surfing group :GULF CLEANUP


Initial Requirements

Adopt a Beach

@OilReport - Tweak the Tweet

If you are in the Gulf Coast area and tweeting about the #oilspill #smell - add geotags to your tweets. To geo-tag your tweets, turn on geo-tagging in 2 places, on your profile & inside your mobile Twitter client. We (@OilReport) [[1]] are auto-mapping tweet reports of #oilspill #smell using #oilreport & #BPspillmap tags at [2] - Just turn on geotagging


More links

http://www.oilspill.labucketbrigade.org/ http://www.databasin.org/aquatic-center/features/oil-spill http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~starbird/oilreport_map.html


  • Chris Selmer, Intridea [[3]]
  • Brendan Lim, Intridea [[4]]
  • Jonathan Nelson, Intridea [[5]]
  • Sean Soper, Intridea [[6]]
  • Dr. Eric Frost, San Diego State University, Visualization Center [[7]]
  • Paul Berger, Emicus
  • Yobie Benjamin, Emicus
  • Joe O'Brien, Edgecase

@OilReport - Tweak The Tweet

  • Kate Starbird, Aggregation, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Dr. Leysia Palen, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Sophia B Liu, Concept, University of Colorado at Boulder

Collection of News articles regarding Mobile App Solution

  • 05/05 - CNN - Citizens Monitor Gulf After Oil Spill - Includes work by CrisisMappers Group members: GrassrootsMapping, Ushahidi, Crisiscommons:[8]

Other information sources

[9] [10] [11] [12]

Oil Spill Social Links

List of resources: http://mashable.com/2010/05/15/social-media-oil-spill/ http://mashable.com/2010/05/07/gulf-of-mexico-oil-spill-map/

List of resources: http://blogs.computerworld.com/16078/a_social_map_of_the_gulf_oil_spill?source=rss_cwstaff

Great interactive map : http://www.esri.com/services/disaster-response/gulf-oil-spill-2010/index.html http://oilspill.labucketbrigade.org/main#

More resources : http://www.esri.com/services/disaster-response/gulf-oil-spill-2010/resources.html

Grass Roots Mapping : http://grassrootsmapping.org/

Better Mississippi Report : http://www.bettermsreport.com/

Mississippi Sierra Club : http://mississippi.sierraclub.org/