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Study to test smartphones as earthquake early warning

Smartphones can detect ground motion and warn others before strong shaking arrives (Image: NASA/Emiliano Rodriguez Nuesch)

A study led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has shown smartphones and other personal electronic devices could be used as early warning systems for large earthquakes.

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Wed, 15/04/2015 - 14:12

UN-SPIDER reports on Crowdsource Mapping in Imaging Notes magazine

UN-SPIDER highlights the growing importance and value of crowdsource mapping for disaster and disaster-risk management in an article for Imaging Notes Magazine, a publication that targets remote sensing professionals.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 11:30

December 2011 Updates

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Mon, 16/01/2012
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UN-SPIDER News
 

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November 2011 Updates

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Wed, 21/12/2011
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September 2011

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