Help from an unexpected quarter: geosciences data techniques can help predict corona spread

News - 16 June 2020

An international team of scientists, among whom <link en ceg about-faculty departments geoscience-engineering sections petroleum-engineering staff academic-staff dr-ir-fc-femke-vossepoel _blank>Femke Vossepoel of  TU Delft Safety & Security Instituteā€™s Executive Board, is studying the possibility of using data assimilation, a data technique from geosciences, to predict the spread of coronavirus and the efficacy of certain measures. TU Delft geoscientists on the team think that data assimilation might prove a useful tool for the RIVM epidemiologists. A paper on the subject has been submitted to scientific journal Foundations of Data Science. Read the full story here.