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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:

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Tasmanian Greens Call for Intervention on Forestry Talks

The Tasmanian Greens say the state government needs to intervene in the state's forest peace talks. Environmental and timber groups involved in the talks have agreed to a six-month timeline for phasing out logging in high conservation...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Liveable Cities: Architecture Agendas in Singapore and Germany

Over the past 15 years Singapore has developed into one of the most prosperous metropolises in southern Asia, and has in the process experienced radical transformation. Today, Singapore is setting standards in the areas of urban planning...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Malaysian Government Provides Additional RM60 Million for Land Survey

The federal government has provided an additional RM60 million for surveying native customary lands (NCR) in Sarawak, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dougles Uggah Embas said Sunday. With the additional allocation, the Sarawak Land and...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

UNDP Center Opened in Istanbul

Istanbul branch of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) International Center for Private Sector in Development was opened on Friday. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Turkish State Minister Cevdet Yilmaz said Istanbul in a sense became a center...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Earthquake Prediction: Is GPS Our Best Bet?

The devastation following the 8.9m earthquake in Japan and, closer to home, last month's lethal quake in Christchurch has many asking what science is actually doing to find a way of forewarning of major earthquakes. Read More

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Quake Moved Japan Coast 8 feet, Shifted Earth’s Axis

The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis. "At this point, we know that one...

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Viet Nam – $540m ADB Loan for Rapid Transit System

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government yesterday signed a US$540 million loan agreement for the construction of an urban mass rapid transit (MRT) line to reduce traffic congestion in HCM City. "The project promotes a modal...

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Seabed Split; Quake Tilted Earth’s Axis 10 cm

The magnitude 8.8 earthquake that jolted northeast Japan was caused by a tectonic upheaval that created offshore faults stretching for hundreds of kilometers from Iwate Prefecture to Ibaraki, seismologists said Saturday. Satoko Oki of the University of Tokyo's...

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