Tsunami

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

Issue Date: 

Tue, 24/05/2011
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In this issue:

 

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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Publishing Date: 

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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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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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. An 8.9 earthquake, along with massive tidal waves, hit Japan with incredible force, causing catastrophic devastation. As the quake hit and the tsunami moved across the Pacific,

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 14/03/2011 - 10:36

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