The Linux Foundation, Grillo and IBM Announce New Earthquake Early-Warning Open Source Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced it will host Grillo’s OpenEEW project in collaboration with IBM to accelerate the standardization and deployment of earthquake early-warning systems (EEWs) for earthquake preparedness around the world. The project includes the core components of the Grillo EEW system comprised...

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Earthquake early warning in Aotearoa New Zealand: a survey of public perspectives to guide warning system development

Usefulness of EEW Overall, respondents were supportive of having an EEW system. Nearly 97% thought that a system would be either “Useful” (76%) or “Somewhat useful” (19%). These results are similar to those from Japan and Mexico where somewhere between 64–75% of the public in those countries perceive their EEW systems to be useful, despite experiencing occasional false or missed...

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Orsted and Germany’s EEW Plan Offshore Wind Factory in New Jersey

Offshore wind developer Ørsted plans to help Germany’s EEW locate a factory for steel foundations in Paulsboro, New Jersey, in what would be one of the first major wins for the nascent U.S. offshore wind manufacturing sector. Two weeks ago Denmark’s Ørsted won[1] New Jersey’s first offshore wind solicitation with a 1.1-gigawatt project known as Ocean Wind, now the largest...

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