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2010-04-28 09:22:30

Australian researchers describe a mathematical model in the International Journal of Operational Research that can find the ten optimal sites at which tsunami detection buoys and sea-level monitors should be installed.

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2010-04-07 07:53:00

An earthquake hit Indonesia on Tuesday, wounding 22 people and causing light damage to more than 200 buildings.

2010-04-06 07:25:00

CONCORD, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing threats of catastrophic tsunami disasters are propelling emergency responders to reevaluate their current methods of communications delivery to those living in affected areas.

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2010-03-23 09:35:00

A unique wave-generating machine that mimics the activity of real-life tsunamis with unprecedented realism has been used successfully in an Oxfordshire laboratory.

2010-03-01 18:51:00

LOS ANGELES, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps has a representative on the ground in Chile, coordinating with ONEMI (the National Office of Emergencies and Information) and assessing the needs at local hospitals and clinics, following the devastating 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck February 27.

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2010-02-28 06:00:00

The first tsunami hit Japan's outlying islands early Sunday after a strong earthquake rocked the South American country of Chile on Saturday morning.

2010-02-27 15:51:00

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2010-02-09 12:53:52

In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, University at Buffalo geography students are participating in a global effort to enhance the international response and recovery effort by helping to assess damage, using images hosted by Google Earth and the Virtual Disaster Viewer, which shares imagery of disasters from various sources.

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2010-01-28 14:05:00

A UN-sponsored report finds that more people died from earthquakes in the past decade than from any other disaster.


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