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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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Satellites Stack Up Over Japan: Chinese Satellites Fall into Line, Too

One recent entry on the “SpaceAid” satellite tasking page which was posted by the UN Platform for Space–based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER

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Mon, 21/03/2011 - 09:54
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UNOSAT supports crowd sourcing community with satellite imagery over Japan

The aftermath of the catastrophic quake and tsunami in Japan has mobilised unprecedented participation from social networks and crowd sourcing communities around the world.

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Fri, 18/03/2011 - 09:47
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UN-SPIDER SpaceAid: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 15:54

Modeled tsunami zones for affected areas of the Japan earthquake

Modeled tsunami zones for affected areas of the Japan earthquake.

Mapping Japan's changed landscape from space

Following the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March, satellite imagery has been vital in providing a clear picture of the extent of devastation to aid the relief effort now unde

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:36
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