2011 Japan Earthquake

24.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Radiation Levels in Japan

Radiation Levels in Japan

Radiation Levels in Japan We all know radiation has been a problem in Japan, but to what severity? This visualization shows the radiation levels in […]

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20.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Japan’s nuclear crisis – timeline

Japan’s nuclear crisis – timeline

Japan’s nuclear crisis – timeline View the infographic

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20.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Japan disaster in figures

Japan disaster in figures

Japan disaster in figures View the infographic

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18.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Hazards of Storing Spent Fuel

Hazards of Storing Spent Fuel

Hazards of Storing Spent Fuel Dangerous conditions can occur if water drains from pools storing radioactive fuel rods. View the interactive graphic

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16.03.2011 Thumbnail image for The Evacuation Zones Around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

The Evacuation Zones Around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

The Evacuation Zones Around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Estimates of Potential Exposure Define U.S. Evacuation Zone The American Embassy recommended on Wednesday that Americans […]

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Interactive Graphics and MAP: The effects of the earthquake and tsunami

Interactive Graphics and MAP: The effects of the earthquake and tsunami Given the images of entire cities destroyed, no one doubts that the final balance […]

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Status of the Nuclear Reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant

Status of the Nuclear Reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant None of the six reactors at the plant have operated since the earthquake. But […]

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Accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

Accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant The worst nuclear accident since the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 is unfolding in northern Japan at the Fukushima Daiichi […]

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The big questions about nuclear safety in Japan

The big questions about radiation and nuclear safety in Japan Pass the mouse over the questions or the 3D model to know the different parts […]

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13.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Recent series of quakes in Japan

Recent series of quakes in Japan

Recent series of quakes in Japan A series of powerful quakes followed by a tsunami hit the eastern Honshu coast in the morning of March […]

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The Crippled Japanese Nuclear Reactors

The Crippled Japanese Nuclear Reactors Japanese officials were scrambling to avoid meltdowns and radiation at two nuclear reactors damaged after Friday’s earthquakes. View the interactive […]

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12.03.2011 Thumbnail image for The Aftermath in Japan | March 12, 2011

The Aftermath in Japan | March 12, 2011

The Aftermath in Japan | March 12, 2011 View the photo slideshow

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12.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Quake impact on Japanese Nuclear Power Plants

Quake impact on Japanese Nuclear Power Plants

Quake impact on Japanese Nuclear Power Plants Japanese nuclear facilities were damaged after a devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11. View […]

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12.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Texas Tech University Japan Earthquake Viewer

Texas Tech University Japan Earthquake Viewer

Texas Tech University Japan Earthquake Viewer This application was developed with ArcGIS Viewer for Flex. View the interactive map

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12.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Interactive graphic: Japan’s deadly seismic history

Interactive graphic: Japan’s deadly seismic history

Interactive graphic: Japan’s deadly seismic history The surge of water that inundated the coast of northeast Japan was triggered by the largest quake in the […]

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12.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Graphic: Japan radiation spread a reasonable fear

Graphic: Japan radiation spread a reasonable fear

Infographic: Japan radiation spread a reasonable fear Radiation leaked from an earthquake-crippled nuclear plant in Japan on Saturday after a blast blew off the roof, […]

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Graphic: Disaster in Japan — The Wave

Graphic: Disaster in Japan — The Wave An explosion and feared meltdown at a Japanese nuclear plant Saturday exposed the scale of the disaster facing […]

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12.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Infographic: Disaster in Japan — The Quake

Infographic: Disaster in Japan — The Quake

Infographic: Disaster in Japan — The Quake A devastating tsunami triggered by the biggest earthquake on record in Japan looked set to kill at least […]

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Japan hit by magnitude 8.9 earthquake

Japan hit by magnitude 8.9 earthquake A magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan on Friday, shaking office buildings in Tokyo and […]

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Earthquake Anatomy

Earthquake Anatomy The magnitude-8.9 offshore quake struck at 2:46 p.m. local time and was the biggest to hit Japan since record-keeping began in the late […]

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March 11, 2011 Honshu tsunami propagation

March 11, 2011 Honshu tsunami propagation Propagation of the March 11, 2011 Honshu tsunami was computed with the NOAA forecast method using MOST model with […]

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Tsunami in Japan

Tsunami in Japan The energy release of great magnitude in the sea can generate these phenomena of nature have proved destructive. Recent Earthquakes in Haiti, […]

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11.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Tsunami earthquake in Japan

Tsunami earthquake in Japan

The largest earthquake in the history of Japan produces a ‘tsunami’ devastating A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake has beaten the northeast coast of Japan , […]

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11.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Infographic: Earth Shakes and Water Waves Cause Widespread Destruction

Infographic: Earth Shakes and Water Waves Cause Widespread Destruction

Infographic: Earth Shakes and Water Waves Cause Widespread Destruction The magnitude 8.9 earthquake off the coastline of Japan’s island of Honshu created a vast disturbance […]

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11.03.2011 Thumbnail image for Map of the Damage From the Japanese Earthquake

Map of the Damage From the Japanese Earthquake

Map of the Damage From the Japanese Earthquake An interactive map and photographs of places in Japan that were damaged by the March 11 earthquake […]

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How Shifting Plates Caused the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

How Shifting Plates Caused the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan Shifting plates and rising water The sudden movement of the Pacific tectonic plate under the […]

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