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Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

China Offers Further Relief for Japan

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with Japanese Ambassador to China Niwa Unichiro here on Monday to offer continued support for Japan's disaster relief work. The Chinese rescue team started search and rescue operations Monday morning in...

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Delhi Gets a Metro Line for the Airport

On February 23, India launched the Delhi Airport Metro Express (DAME), a first-of-its-kind metro rail service connecting New Delhi Railway Station (Central Delhi) to Indira Gandhi International Airport. The project has been implemented using a Public Private...

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Japan Trends Map

A Japan Trends Map is now available from Esri. The map visualizes a heat map of aggregated reports or reports categorized by property damage, hazards, evacuations, power outages, or...

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

IBM Invests $38 million In Singapore Data Center To Address Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Needs

On 11 March, IBM announced a $38 million investment in a new IBM Asia Pacific Cloud Computing Data Centre in Singapore. This center will help deliver the company’s cloud computing services to clients in the Asia Pacific...

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Earthquake Prediction: Is GPS Our Best Bet?

Japan has since 1994 been running GEONET, a dense network of highly-sensitive real-time GPS sensors that continuously transmit data and have been able to detect co-seismic, post-seismic, and inter-seismic deformation signals as well as slow slip events...

Monday, March 14th, 2011

ADB to Chart Road Map for Assam for Urban Growth

The Asian Development Bank is charting out a 10-year urban development road map for Assam for the benefit of the underprivileged sections. A source said the state government had informed the ADB that it was planning to...

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Sea Floor Mapping Improves Tsunami Prediction

There are DART buoys (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis) in the ocean and on the bottom of the ocean to measure the sea floor pressure, and it measures the tsunamis to see how big they are,...

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami

A gallery of satellite images taken by GeoEye allow you to view before and after images of tsunami damage by moving a slider to compare scenes from before and after the disaster. Read More

Monday, March 14th, 2011

How Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Systems Work

The earthquake warning system, which has never been triggered before, automatically issued alerts via television and cell phones shortly after the first, less harmful, shock wave was detected, providing time for many people to prepare for the...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

XXV IUGG General Assembly

The 2011 Scientific Program of IUGG includes three categories of symposia and a number of workshops on a wide range of geophysical themes. These include:

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