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2011-07-17 08:08:22

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

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2011-07-15 12:53:34

Researchers at the University of Illinois have become the first to record an airglow signature in the upper atmosphere produced by a tsunami using a camera system based in Maui, Hawaii.

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2011-07-12 08:15:00

Professor Andreas Vött presents new results of geomorphological and geoarcheological investigations on the sedimentary burial of Olympia.

2011-07-11 11:18:00

New $35 million donation means that almost 90 percent of U.S.

2011-06-30 00:00:29

Give2Asia, a US-based public charity promoting transformative philanthropy for Asia, today announces new fiscal sponsor partnerships with Japanese nonprofits Ashinaga and the Board Director Training Institute of Japan (BDTI). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Give2Asia, a US-based public charity promoting transformative philanthropy for Asia, today announces new fiscal sponsor partnerships with Japanese nonprofits Ashinaga and the Board Director Training Institute of Japan (BDTI).

2011-06-10 12:29:00

In less than three months, 80 percent of U.S.

2011-06-10 13:45:00

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7, Gwen Stefani hosted a private Harajuku-themed tea party at Royal/T to benefit Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund. Guests were treated to a surprise performance by No Doubt.

2011-06-07 00:00:33

Companies that are directly affected by a major natural disaster or weather event, such as the Joplin, Missouri tornadoes or the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, should expect a heightened level of federal and state oversight in the future especially when it comes to facilities, documentation and equipment.

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2011-06-05 10:41:50

An unusual signal detected results from waves in Lake Gatun, the reservoir that forms the Panama Canal channel.

2011-06-03 13:13:35

When earthquake, tsunami, tornado or flood strike, among the most vulnerable group are the elderly.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.