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Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Ex-Librarians Collect Tokyo Air Raid Maps in Effort to Promote Peace

Former librarian Gen Yamazaki fixes his eyes on a map he found in the stack room at the National Diet Library in Tokyo in 1981. The map is part of a national damage mapping project initiated by...

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Google Camera Boat Records Tsunami Coast

The "Street View from the Ocean" programme will take panoramic photographs of the Sanriku coast on the north-east of Japan's main island of Honshu, says the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. The craft will work its way along the...

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Mapping Team Explores New Territory in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Aid workers are getting vital details about the trail of destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan, including damage to individual streets and buildings, from online maps developed with contributions from Red Cross staff and volunteers across the...

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Doomed by Geography, Philippines is No Stranger to Major Storms

While Typhoon Haiyan appears to be the deadliest natural disaster on record to hit the Philippines, the country is no stranger to major storms. Doomed by geography and hobbled by poverty, the Philippines has long tried to...

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

UNOSAT Provides Damage Assessment for Pakistan Earthquake

It took only minutes after the first seismic shock that hit the Pakistani province of Baluchistan in the afternoon of 24 September for experts to understand that this emergency would require the mobilization of humanitarian assistance. Despite...

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Exploring the East Japan Earthquake Archive

"The East Japan Earthquake Archive"provides a digital map-based archive for visualizing  and telling the real state of the damage situation of the East Japan Earthquake using Google Earth. Since data such as photographs, panorama pictures and disaster victims'...

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Topcon Supports Companies Recovering from Earthquakes

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), in conjunction with three other companies, has developed a remote control machine – an autonomous forklift – designed to enter buildings following earthquakes to determine damage, plus move obstacles and even goods for...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Floods Dampen Thai Adaptation Plans

Thailand’s flood-management blueprint  received a jolt when the dykes in Sukhothai were breached by the rain-swollen Yom river last week, submerging large stretches of the former royal capital.Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra toured the flood-damaged historic city 430 km...

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Chinese Rocket Parts Land on Village

Residents of a remote Chinese village became unwitting participants in China’s much-vaunted space program over the weekend when debris from a recently launched carrier rocket took out a 10 kilovolt (kv) power line and damaged several houses....

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Japanese Scientists Urges More Sensors for Damaged Dam

Displacement sensors should be installed around the Mullaperiyar dam so that unexpected movements within the dam surface can be detected and precautionary measures taken, according to Prof. Hemanta Hazarika, a geotechnical engineer from Japan. Since the Mullaperiyar...

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