An examination of Earth tremors in Nigeria shows activity mostly along northwest-southeast lines. This is contrary to earlier theories that the tremors occurred in the inland extension of the northeast-southwest oceanic faults.
Geological Hazards and Monitoring at the Azores (Portugal)
The Azores archipelago (Portugal) is subject to several geological hazards, including earthquakes and volcanic activity. In response, the Centre for Volcanology and Geological Risks Assessment (CVARG), developed a monitoring network which uses geophysical, geodetic, geochemical and meteorological techniques to provide continuous monitoring and early warning.
NASA Imagery Aids Japanese Response to Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Events
Limit Equilibrium Analysis and Real-Time Monitoring as Support for Landslide Risk Mitigation: The San Rocco Case Study at San Benedetto Ullano (Calabria)
Analyzing the Resilience of Mediterranean Forest Systems to Wildfire Using Satellite Imagery
GEO Monitors, Analyzes, and Distributes Data on the Japan Disaster
International Earth observation agencies are cooperating in the creation of online resources to aid rescue efforts and advance scientific understanding in the wake of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Available visualization products relate to a range of issues, including historic and present seismic activity, landslides, deformation areas, floating objects and more.
Post Disaster Management, Poverty and Food
Volcanic Crisis Management and Mitigation Strategies: A Multi-Risk Framework Case Study
Haiti Earthquake: Harmonizing post-event distributed data processing
Optimizing Tsunami Evacuation Plans Through the Use of Damage Scenarios
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