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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Malaria Mapping Effort Moves Toward Prediction

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine. The goal is...

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Australia Peanut Farmers Map Peanuts to Improve Predictions

Australia's peanut growers are trialling powerful, smart mapping technology to gain accurate yield predictions and deliver a major advantage at harvest time.Farmers can access interactive maps that incorporate satellite imagery and real-time data, including soil, irrigation, pest...

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Can Computers Predict the Next Tsunami

Scientists have developed computational models of the earthquake and resulting tsunami that devastated Japan in 2010 in order to predict disasters of the same scale. The physics-driven computer models suggest that the large seafloor uplift and resulting...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

A predictive tool capable of giving better advanced warning of potential outbreaks in specific locations would allow for proactive, preventative responses and minimize negative effects. Remote sensing products can be used to better understand the correlation between...

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Scientists May Have Found Quake Warning Signal

According to a team of NASA and Russian space and physical scientists, in the days before the March 11 Tohoku earthquake in Japan, the atmosphere directly above the epicenter rapidly heated up. In a presentation at the...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

The Man Who Predicted the Tsunami

The giant tsunami that assaulted northern Japan's coast surprised just about everyone. But Masanobu Shishikura was expecting it. The thought that came to mind, he says, was "yappari," a Japanese word meaning roughly, "Sure enough, it happened."...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

ISRO’s Cyclone Predictor

Imagine a powerful cyclone about to hit the coast at a wind speed of 155 km per hour (100mph). Imagine the havoc it can wreck in the area and the threat it poses to fishermen out in...

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

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,...

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

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