Predicting Hurricane Sandy location through Twitter

 

The map above is a snapshot of live tweets with the hashtag #hurricanesandy.

Allowing for population density and liklihood of tweeting in general, could you predict the location (and future track?) of the hurricane from Twitter alone?

A nice example of crowdsourcing.

(Map from http://onemilliontweetmap.com/)

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