Over 330 million people in the world suffer from asthma, and even more find themselves sneezing and wheezing when it comes to irritating allergies. Environmental information can be paired with individual health symptoms to create personalized environmental health intelligence platforms.
We have three main prongs contributing to more destructive fires: first is unfortunately our fire management to put out every fire, second is encroachment of large numbers of people into the wildland urban interface, and third is the changing climate. It's not an easy question to solve for sure.
"And so the potential that we saw that afternoon, when, as we're looking at it, everything is coming together for this fire to burn all the way down into Redding. Tonight." Alex Hoon, NV Energy
Given the era that we are in with data fusion, data science, data engineering, and all of these platforms and proliferation of data, it will be interesting to me to see how we fuse it all together to make meaningful insights to make quicker emergency management decisions but not overwhelm people.