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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

When Disaster Strikes

When you work with geospatial information, there will be days when all of your scheduled meetings and regular everyday tasks seem insignificant.

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Mon, 18/04/2011 - 10:52

Good earth

The massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan recently has given rise to a new phenomenon called a complex mega-disaster .

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Mon, 28/03/2011 - 12:57
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36.2048
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138.253

Remote Sensing Based Post-Disaster Damage Mapping

By spatially extensive events, ground-based mapping is too slow, typically hindered by disaster-related site access difficulties, or too dangerous as in the case of potential radioactive contaminat

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Wed, 23/03/2011 - 10:32

Modeled tsunami zones for affected areas of the Japan earthquake

Modeled tsunami zones for affected areas of the Japan earthquake.

Esri Assists Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Response

In response to the devastating Japan earthquake and tsunami, Esri is providing assistance to a myriad of organizations involved in the disaster response.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 15:53
latitude: 
138.253
longitude: 
36.2048

DLR releases satellite images of Japanese disaster area

After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 11:09
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138.253
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36.2048

UN-SPIDER listed as Major Data Source on Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal

In response to the 8.9 magnitude earthquake, which struck offshore Sendai, Japan on Mar 11th 2011, the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis has launched the Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 11:06
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42.3753
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-71.113

Quick Update: In the Wake of the Tsunami

March 11, 2011 will be remembered as the date of one of the largest earthquakes and tsunamis in living history.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 10:36
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138.253
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36.2048

Indonesia: TSF reinforces emergency response system

On October 25th 2010, an earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami struck the Mentawai Islands, a group of four large islands – Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Seletan - situated of

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Thu, 03/02/2011 - 12:01
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113.921