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Study: Mobile phones to predict population displacement after disasters

Mobile phones can be used to nowcast and predict population displacement after major disasters.

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Tue, 10/07/2012 - 08:48

New research network for GPS monitoring of earthquakes

GPS devices can be a powerful tool to quickly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes.

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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 09:04

Tsunami early warning systems in Indonesia pass the test

On 11 April 2012 a 8.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at 8.38 UTC, 437 km southwest of Banda Aceh in Indonesia and 33 km beneath the ocean floor, prompting a tsunami watch to be immediately issued f

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Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:18

USA: Social media as a disaster management tool

 When a series of storms and twisters hit at least 10 states in the USA at the end of February, many victims used social media channels to report their status or those of neighbors and friends

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Mon, 19/03/2012 - 08:18

Google Maps publishes new imagery of Japan's disaster areas

On the anniversary of the japanese earthquake and tsunami Google Maps published new satellite imagery of the affected areas.

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Tue, 13/03/2012 - 12:33

CERN to tap new Europe cloud computing project

Three key research centers and a consortium of Internet companies said on Thursday they would work together on a European cloud computing platform to handle the continent's rapidly growing

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:18
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DOCOMO Eyes Completion of New Disaster-preparedness Measures

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that it has nearly completed implementation of a wide range of disa

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:20
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3-D Map Study Shows Before-After of 2010 Mexico Quake

Geologists have a new tool to study how earthquakes change the landscape, and it's giving them insight into how earthquake faults behave. In the Feb.

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Mon, 13/02/2012 - 15:43
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GPS data could speed up tsunami warnings

Faster tsunami warnings could be issued by using Global Positioning System (GPS) data alongside existing earthquake detection technology, scientists have found.

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Wed, 14/12/2011 - 16:33

New data shows El Mayor–Cucapah earthquake was simple on surface, complicated at depth

Like scars that remain on the skin long after a wound has healed, earthquake fault lines can be traced on Earth's surface long after their initial rupture.

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Thu, 11/08/2011 - 17:34
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