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earthquakes

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Asian Experts Meet in Canberra to Study Earthquake Modelling Techniques

Participants from around southeast Asia are meeting in Canberra to be trained in state of the art earthquake modelling techniques to better understand the potential impacts on their communities. Representatives from Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines...

Friday, April 4th, 2014

China Preps Satellite to Help Detect Quakes

China's first test satellite for detecting electromagnetic anomalies from space will launch in 2016 in a move that is aimed at improving the country's earthquake monitoring network and moving its seismological science forward. Yuan Shigeng, project manager...

Friday, October 18th, 2013

China Establishes a National Geospatial Data System for First Responders

China has established a national emergency geospatial data system to provide first-responders with detailed maps within two hours after a disaster, a senior official said. At the Chengdu Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management in...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Big Earthquakes Create Global-scale GPS Errors

The Global Positioning System is a network of satellites and ground stations that provide location information anywhere on Earth. Except for spots in Australia, western Europe and the eastern tip of Canada, every GPS site on the...

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Malaysia to Add Seismic Sensors for Nationwide Earthquake Detection

Some 25 sensors will be set up nationwide to detect earthquakes in Malaysia, said Science, Technology and Innovation Deputy Minister Fadillah Yusof. Of the sensors, 15, consisting of strong motion seismic sensors, have been installed of which 10 are...

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...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

3D Mapping Could Help in Quakes

A hi-tech mapping system has been unveiled that could prove invaluable in a disaster like the Christchurch earthquakes. StreetCam3D, which is the first technology of its kind in New Zealand, features a high-density light detection and ranging...

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Indonesians Feel Lucky Tsunami Did Not Hit

Residents surveying damage from two powerful earthquakes that awoke memories of the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami say they could hardly believe their luck. But aside from a few cracks in the walls of houses and structural...

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

New System to Estimate Quake Scale in Minutes, Not Hours

A new system has been developed that can estimate the scale of crustal movement within minutes after a big earthquake, much faster than the system widely used now that takes more than five hours to do so,...

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Disaster Preparedness Long Overdue

I’m referring to disaster preparedness. We all know how many lives have been lost, how many homes, schools, roads, and other facilities and infrastructure have been destroyed by earthquakes, floods, typhoons, and other calamities. German watch, an international...

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