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NASA: Two Waves Formed Japan's Destructive Tsunami

NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized "merging tsuna

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Wed, 07/12/2011 - 09:52
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January 2011

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Mon, 07/02/2011

UN-SPIDER News

Pakistan flood disaster 'predictable'

Last year's disastrous floods in Pakistan could have been minimized if European weather monitors had shared their data and it had been properly processed, U.S. researchers said Monday.

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Wed, 02/02/2011 - 16:47
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Satellite data to improve flood forecasting

As the residents of Queensland, Australia, turn to the mammoth task of cleaning up after the devastating floods over the last weeks, data from ESA's Earth observation satellites are showing potenti

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Wed, 26/01/2011 - 15:39
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142.703