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RIT researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:32
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Good earth

The massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan recently has given rise to a new phenomenon called a complex mega-disaster .

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Mon, 28/03/2011 - 12:57
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Online Mapping Shows Potential to Transform Relief Efforts

In Japan after the earthquake and tsunami, crowd-sourced maps have helped give local relief workers a clearer picture of the situation on the ground as they set priorities for food, shelter and san

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Mon, 28/03/2011 - 12:28
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Geospatial Center Supports Japan Relief Efforts

The US Army Geospatial Center (AGC) compiled earthquake, water, and geology maps as well as other data sets of Japan and made them available via its public and public key infrastructure (PKI) Web s

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Fri, 25/03/2011 - 10:32
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Satellite Communications Using the KIKU No. 8 to Support Disaster Measures following the Tohoku Region Pacific Ocean Coastal Earthquake

On March 24, JAXA set up a ground antenna and the movable test communication terminal for the KIKU No.

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Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:03
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GEO Monitors, Analyzes, and Distributes Data on the Japan Disaster

A new GEO Geohazard Supersite on the Tohoku-oki Event was established immediately after the 11 March earthquake and tsunami to aid rescue efforts and advance scientific understanding.

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Thu, 24/03/2011 - 14:29
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UN rushes help to tsunami-stricken Japan

United Nations agencies are rushing assistance to Japan to help cope with the multi-front disaster caused by last week’s devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant breakdown.

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Tue, 22/03/2011 - 14:19
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Japan Tohoku Earthquake And Tsunami Warnings

After the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami the international community stepped up its efforts on developing and building early warning systems.

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Tue, 22/03/2011 - 12:36
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UNOSAT Japan: Satellite derived map of standing water bodies, Sendai, Miyagi prefecture

UNITAR/UNOSAT has produced a map of tsunami-related standing water bodies, Sendai, Miyagi prefecture.

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Mon, 21/03/2011 - 10:16
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Earth Observation Resources on the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

During and after the Earthquake in Japan, Earth observation technology including buoys, satellites and other imaging devices have allowed scientists and the media to visualize and track the impact

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Mon, 21/03/2011 - 10:05
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