Tsunami

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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Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Human induced impacts especially rapid urbanization and the growth of world population are some of the contributing factors for global environmental change. In addition, the world has been facing a complexity of episodic disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis etc along with climate-induced disasters like cyclones, floods and droughts.

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21/02/2012 to 24/02/2012

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East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai

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Beach Hotel (tbc)

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Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras, India

 

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011
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SpaceAid:

  • SpaceAid resource page contributes to information- and data flow after earthquake and tsunami in Japan

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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. From the photos and videos documenting the devastation, it would have been difficult to imagine a worse outcome. Yet, just after the

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Publishing Date: 

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. Your business will be focused in an area that you were not expecting, because every EO company is in the

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 10:52

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Good earth

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

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Mon, 28/03/2011 - 12:57

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Remote Sensing Based Post-Disaster Damage Mapping

By spatially extensive events, ground-based mapping is too slow, typically hindered by

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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.

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Esri Assists Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Response

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 15:53

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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. All participating institutions were asked to provide satellite imagery of the affected area.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 11:09

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138

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