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Friday, March 9th, 2012

Mapping the Japan Tsunami Disaster in 3D

The Japan Tsunami disaster resulted in a proliferation of mapping and cartographic production. This resulted from the many needs of people to identify and provide emergency services, to enable protective services, assist in geophysical studies and to...

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Mapping the Japanese Tsunami to Prepare for Future Events

The 2011 Tohoku tsunami was Japan's deadliest in more than 100 years. Despite an extraordinary level of preparedness by the Japanese, the tsunami caused more than 90 percent of the almost 20,000 fatalities last March. Georgia Tech...

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Japan Quake Anniversary Shows Lessons Unlearned

Japan’s remarkable recovery from last year’s tragic earthquake leaves big lessons unlearned. The economy bounced back more quickly than expected after March’s earthquake, tsunami and resulting nuclear leak. But the government flunked a bigger test by failing...

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Japan Earthquake: one year on

In March 2011, Japan was struck by a devastating earthquake, the fourth largest ever recorded in the world, which claimed more than 16,000 lives and devastated the country’s infrastructure, supply chains and exacerbated on-going economic issues. The...

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Maps Help Plot Road to Recovery in Tohoku

City planners in areas devastated by the March 11 quake and tsunami are using special maps of damage conditions to help them draft reconstruction plans, and Google has launched a project to archive before-and-after images of the...

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Map Tracks Japan Tsunami Debris Washing Up On B.C.’s Shores

Debris continues to wash up on the west coast of Vancouver Island and speculation is mounting that it could be coming from the tsunami that devastated Japan in March. Now, The Province is offering an interactive map on...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Tsunami Anniversary Highlights Early Warning Gaps

Seven years after a devastating tsunami struck Sri Lanka, more work still needs to be done to secure an effective early-warning system, officials say. More than 30,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives in the Indian Ocean tsunami...

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Japan’s KDDI to Open Tsunami Data Center

Japanese mobile carrier KDDI  has announced that it will establish a data center in Sendai, one of the areas hit the hardest by the earthquake and tsunami this past March. The center will be for managing mobile customer data, and will...

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, December 14th, 2011

Google Publishes Street View Imagery of Post-Tsunami Japan

The historic 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan back in March may have fallen out of the public news cycle, but the massive rebuilding efforts continue. Now Google has launched a Web site dedicated to...

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