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tsunami

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Australia Prepares World-First Tsunami Warning System

Australian scientists are putting the finishing touches on a highly advanced tsunami warning system in a remote desert region north of Perth.   Researchers say the array of sensors is the first in the world able to make...

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Mapping Mangrove Biomass

The 2004 Asian Tsunami caused dramatic damage, but there are other threats. Remote sensing technologies are evolving quickly and provide tools for monitoring such tropical forests so the team set out to compare three methods. Image differencing is...

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Quick Action Helps Google Win Friends in Japan

Google, a Web giant worldwide but long a mere runner-up in Japan’s online market, has harnessed its technology to raise its brand and social networking identity in this country. Google was also quick in the early hours...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Japan Explores the Use of Google Modeling Tools for Redevelopment

As Japan works to rebound from the devastating earthquake and tsunami, leaders, planners and academics are working to put back the pieces and lay the groundwork for new development. Leaders are conscious of the world's attention, and...

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

To Survive, Tsunami-hit Community May Flee the Sea

The tsunami flattened Koizumi, a district of Kesennuma city, destroying 266 of its 518 households and damaging or flooding 42 more -- affecting 60 percent of the community's households. It also killed about 30 of its estimated 1,800...

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Rethinking Tohoku’s Rebuilding

He went on to say: "Some argue that the tsunami's ferocity shows that existing protections were inadequate. The mayor of Rikuzentakata — a small city in Iwate Prefecture that I visited a few days after the disaster,...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

GEO Supersite Monitors, Models the Sendai Disaster

Pooling the best and most up-to-date images and model results, a new GEO Geohazard Supersite has been established to advance scientific understanding of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami and support recovery operations. Meanwhile, theInternational Charter on Space and Major...

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Spatial Data – Key to Landscape Modeling

The ability to analyze, model and simulate natural disaster events and their consequences is unique to the geospatial and geomatics sector. No other tools provide data management, analysis and the associated visual output, useful for decision-making purposes...

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."...

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Japan: Damage / Needs Assessment Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

A massive earthquake of magnitude of 9.0 occurred Friday 11 March, off the Pacific coast of the northeastern part of the Japanese main land (Tohoku Region), causing devastating damages. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) named this earthquake...

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