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Google Maps publishes new imagery of Japan's disaster areas

On the anniversary of the japanese earthquake and tsunami Google Maps published new satellite imagery of the affected areas.

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Tue, 13/03/2012 - 12:33

MWC: Award for earthquake response

The top award at the Global Mobile Awards, presented in Barcelona yesterday, went to three Japanese operators for their "spirit of collaboration, technological ingenuity and human dete

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:43
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41.3879
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2.16992

Expert proposes better use of satellites for disaster management

Japan: Norihiro Sakamoto proposed a plan to make better use of existing satellites so that they could make quicker tsunami forecasts.

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Tue, 07/02/2012 - 15:16
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36.2048
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138.253

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

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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38.297
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142.372

NASA Earth Observations Investigate the Impact of the 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

On March 11, 2011, the Great Tohoku Earthquake occurred approximately 70 kilometers off the coast of Japan.

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Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:20
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38.322
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142.369

Tsunami airglow signature could lead to early detection system

Researchers at the University of Illinois have become the first to record an airglow signature in the upper atmosphere produced by a tsunami using a camera system based in Maui, Hawaii.

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 12:07
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19.8968
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-155.583

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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127.767

Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations

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

 

Language of event: 
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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13.0604
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011

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