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3-D Map Study Shows Before-After of 2010 Mexico Quake

Geologists have a new tool to study how earthquakes change the landscape, and it's giving them insight into how earthquake faults behave. In the Feb.

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Mon, 13/02/2012 - 15:43
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32.6456
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GPS data could speed up tsunami warnings

Faster tsunami warnings could be issued by using Global Positioning System (GPS) data alongside existing earthquake detection technology, scientists have found.

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Wed, 14/12/2011 - 16:33

New data shows El Mayor–Cucapah earthquake was simple on surface, complicated at depth

Like scars that remain on the skin long after a wound has healed, earthquake fault lines can be traced on Earth's surface long after their initial rupture.

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Thu, 11/08/2011 - 17:34
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34.1383
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Univ. of Miami's CSTARS Captures History

Following 16 years of Earth observations, the European Space Agency's (ESA) ERS-2 satellite was decommissioned and removed from its continuous orbit around the Earth on July 4, 2011.

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:49
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25.7174
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Korean satellite to aid disaster efforts

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis

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Fri, 15/07/2011 - 12:02
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35.9078
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Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations

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East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai
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Date: 
21/02/2012 - 24/02/2012
Venue: 
Beach Hotel (tbc)
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India
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Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras, India

 

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English

Human induced impacts especially rapid urbanization and the growth of world population are some of the contributing factors for global environmental change.

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011

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Earthquake emergency preparedness in Central-Hungary - Preparing rapid response measurements using Remote Sensing and GIS-methods

Barbara Theilen-Willige, TU Berlin, Institute of Applied Geosciences, Department of Hydrogeology, Germany

Helmut Wenzel, VCE Holding GmbH, Vienna, Austria

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Early warning systems offer best hope for disaster prevention

The earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-eastern coast of Japan on 11 March, was a tragedy for the thousands of people who lost their lives and livelihoods.

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Mon, 09/05/2011 - 18:07

Chinese satellite seeks to predict earthquakes

China will start building a test satellite later this month (April) to detect electromagnetic anomalies in the atmosphere, as part of the country's proposed earthquake monitoring network, and hopes

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Wed, 27/04/2011 - 12:35
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39.9042
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116.407