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2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CRISIS MAPPING (ICCM 2010): HAITI AND BEYOND

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Date: 1-3 October, 2010
Location: Boston, MA U.S.A. 

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01/10/2010 to 03/10/2010

Satellite Observations Help Assess Future Earthquake Risk in Haiti

According to the new data, the earthquake rupture did not reach the surface which is unusual for an earthquake this size. More importantly, the images confirm that only the western half of the fault segment that last ruptured in 1751 actually ruptured in the current earthquake. “We’re still waiting for the other shoe to drop,” says Tim Dixon, professor of geology and geophysics at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science.

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Wed, 10/02/2010 - 14:43

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UN-SPIDER appears on German ARD TV network programme covering Haiti earthquake

On 7 February 2010, UN-SPIDER appeared in the “W wie Wissen” educational programme run by the German ARD TV network. The entire show zoomed in on the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, leaving a trail of utter destruction and devastation in its wake. National governments, military and nongovernmental organizations rushed the humanitarian assistance to Port au Prince immediately after the earthquake.

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Wed, 10/02/2010 - 17:39

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SpaceAid bolsters Emergency Response in Haiti

The UN-SPIDER SpaceAid framework was triggered on 12 January 2010 for the devastating earthquake of magnitude 7 that struck Haiti. The massive damage to the local infrastructure in Haiti has made satellite images and maps vital to assess damage and plan the relief work. Those images can be used by humanitarian relief workers on the ground to for example identify accessible roads and suitable areas to set up relief facilities.

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Mon, 08/02/2010 - 11:00

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January 2010

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Tue, 05/01/2010
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DLR scientists support relief workers in Haiti earthquake disaster

Following the devastating earthquake on Haiti, relief organisations require rapid, reliable and meaningful information on the local situation, the state of the infrastructure and the extent of the damage for their deployment in the

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TerraSAR-X image of the month: Movements of the Earth's crust in Haiti during the earthquake of 12 January 2010

The image shows movements in the Earth's crust caused by the earthquake in Haiti on 12 January 2010. The colour scale shows the extent of the displacements, from green for small displacements to deep red for movements of two metres. The red-coloured area north of the Enriquillo fault zone (red line) was displaced by about 80 centimetres during the earthquake, in the direction of the oblique radar view. This corresponds to a horizontal movement of about 1.3 metres to the west.

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Wed, 03/02/2010 - 14:05

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NASA Radar Captures its First Haiti Image

 JPL’s Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) captured a false-color composite image of the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and the surrounding region on Jan. 27, 2010. Port-au-Prince is visible near the center of the image. The large dark line running east-west near the city is the main airport. UAVSAR left NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., Jan.

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Tue, 02/02/2010 - 10:10

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NASA Airborne Radar to Study Quake Faults in Haiti, Dominican Republic

In response to the

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Thu, 28/01/2010 - 12:12

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New 3-D Aerial Images of Haiti Will Aid Recovery and Research

New three-dimensional radar and hi-resolution aerial images of Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas released starting Friday could boost both

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Wed, 27/01/2010 - 11:35

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