News & Events

SRALA 2021

Professor Carolina Martínez, Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUC) de Chile and Director of the Observatorio de la Costa (Translation: Observatory of the Coast) in Chile, invited Dr Diana Contreras, Lecturer at Cardiff University and member of the team Learning from Earthquakes (LfE) the UK to the Round Table: Reconstruction processes in Chile: experiences and challenges for public policies in the framework of the online V Congress: Latin American Risk Analysis Society 2021 (SRALA2021, by its acronym in Spanish).

This discussion took place on the 1st December 2021 from 17:30 to 19:00 Chile/ 20:30 to 22:00 UK. The Round Table also counted with Dr Jorge León, Mr Roberto Morris, and Mr Vitor Orellana as panellists. In total, 12 participants were present in this online discussion. The discussion started with Professor Carolina Martínez reporting the progress and the experiences in the different reconstruction processes in Chile and the implementation of their Master Plans for the cases of Dichato and Tubul. Then, Dr Diana Contreras presented the updates in the sentiment and topic analysis of the Twitter data collected for the 10th anniversary of the Maule earthquake before continuing the discussion with the other panellists. The dataset with the Tweets originally published in English is already available for public consultation at the data repository of Newcastle University:

Contreras Mojica, Diana; Wilkinson, Sean; Hervas, Javier; Balan, Nipun; James, Philip (2021): Polarity supervised classification of Twitter data posted in English related to the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Maule earthquake in Chile. Newcastle University. Dataset. 

Last modified: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 11:58:57 GMT