Syndicate content

earthquake

NASA is developing GPS-based Natural Hazard Warning Systems

GPSstation used by NASA to develop early warning system technology for disasters

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in cooperation with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, USA, is trying to upgrade GPS technologies to use them for early warning systems for hazar

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/12/2013 - 14:52
latitude: 
34.1478
longitude: 
-118.145

Japan: 2011 Earthquake affected Gravity

GOCE gravity results compared to a model

ESA’s GOCE satellite revealed earlier this month that the great Japanese Earthquake from 2011 caused a tiny change in the local gravity.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/12/2013 - 12:50
latitude: 
38.297
longitude: 
142.372

Philippines: Interactive earthquake map of Bohol

The Earthquake information on the interactive map is based on USGS data.

The GIS software provider Esri published an interactive earthquake map of Bohol and Cebu, Philippines, to h

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/10/2013 - 09:11
latitude: 
9.84999
longitude: 
124.144

ESA: Gravity mapping satellite is nearing end of mission

The Moho and lithosphere for the northeast Atlantic captured by GOCE data.

ESA's Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission will end this year. It has begun its decent towards Earth and will be reentering our atmosphere probably in mid-October.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/10/2013 - 12:33

Pakistan: International Charter provides maps for strong earthquake

Damage created by the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, Pakistan

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 24 September 2013 to support emergency responders with satellite-based maps and products.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 25/09/2013 - 10:33
latitude: 
27.0154
longitude: 
65.5081

Earthquakes: Australian team presents damage assessment system

A 7.1 level earthquake was recreated during the event

While recreating a 7.1 level earthquake, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) members demonstrated the potential of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology in emergency response, by usi

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/08/2013 - 14:25
latitude: 
-20.9176
longitude: 
142.703

CAPRA CRISIS 2007 (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly, Spanish available
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
atn
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tsu
File types: 
xyz
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Earthquake
Hazard: 
Tsunami

China: International Charter activated for two earthquakes

Earthquakes strike China

The "International Charter: Space and Major Disasters" has been activated once more for China when on the morning of 22 July 2013 Gansu Province was hit by two earthquakes with a magn

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 23/07/2013 - 09:28
latitude: 
36.0594
longitude: 
103.826

USGS: Earthquakes will have higher impact

Earthquake Destruction in Pakistan

A new study by two USGS earthquake experts suggests that there will be more individual earthquakes with very large death tolls as well as more people dying during earthquakes than ever before.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 21/02/2013 - 11:48

UN-SPIDER facilitates activation of Charter for Guatemala

On 7 November 2012 at 10:35 am local time, the southwestern region of Guatemala was impacted by a strong earthquake that provoked fatalities and losses.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:42