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Esri Assists Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Response

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DLR releases satellite images of Japanese disaster area

After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011. All participating institutions were asked to provide satellite imagery of the affected area.

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UN-SPIDER listed as Major Data Source on Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal

In response to the 8.9 magnitude earthquake, which struck offshore Sendai, Japan on Mar 11th 2011, the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis has launched the Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal.

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Quick Update: In the Wake of the Tsunami

March 11, 2011 will be remembered as the date of one of the largest earthquakes and tsunamis in living history. An 8.9 earthquake, along with massive tidal waves, hit Japan with incredible force, causing catastrophic devastation. As the quake hit and the tsunami moved across the Pacific,

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New Zealand earthquake mapped by satellite

A satellite has mapped the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, showing how the ground deformed, researchers say. Radar data from the Japanese Alos spacecraft show the magnitude 6.3 tremor that killed more than 160 people Feb. 22 was centered directly under the city's southeastern suburbs, the BBC reported Monday.

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Wed, 09/03/2011 - 15:07

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Lack of a crystal ball frustrates scientists

Senior seismologist Clive Collins was on duty when the first signals from Tuesday's Christchurch earthquake registered on computer screens at Geoscience Australia's Canberra operations centre.

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Space Tools Help Relief Efforts in Haiti

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Indonesia: TSF reinforces emergency response system

On October 25th 2010, an earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami struck the Mentawai Islands, a group of four large islands – Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Seletan - situated off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.

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Thu, 03/02/2011 - 12:01

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Satellite Images from GeoEye and Google Earth- The Destruction in Port-au-Prince

The New York Times Interactive Feature covers the Destruction in Haiti, Then and Now. Satellite photos from GeoEye and Google show Port-au-Prince before and after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake.

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Earthquake

The scale of earthquakes is commonly measured by Richter scale which compares the maximum heights of the seismic waves at a distance of 100 kilometers from the point on the earth's surface directly above where the earthquake originated within the earth, the epicenter[1].

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