Japan mapping (Rad/Quake)
Maps Identify Fallout and Radiation Hotspots from Japan Nuclear Disaster By Edwin Cartlidge of Nature magazine The distribution of fallout from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has now been mapped by two independent teams. The charts reduce the uncertainty surrounding the amount of contamination across Japan, and help to show which areas should be safe to return to farming.
Fukushima/Tokyo - Low Level Radiation « rchoetzlein - Theory * Note: I’m pleased to announce a new animated graphic of Fukushima radiation regional effects. Click here. Click for detailed image.
Thursday March 24, 2011: We arrived in the SMILE hotel. It has a giant yellow smiley on it, which under the circumstances is a bit surreal. We have Internet, the electricity is working. We have it rat... Thursday March 24, 2011: We arrived in the SMILE hotel. Map of Radiation Measurements by Greenpeace team
Japan Status Keeping a Food Business Alive By Chen on January 8, 2014 With so many burger joints, pastry shops, and cafes popping up everywhere, some people are starting to doubt the sustainability of a food business now. Restaurants and other food shops used to be one of the safest business endeavors, considering that the entire market for food consumers is always constant. However, the increasing number of […] Hackers Can Target Your Heart
日本語 | English This map visualises crowd-sourced radiation geiger counter readings from across Japan. Click on the labels to get more information on the source of each reading. #geigermaps
We frequently get emails from people traveling to Japan asking if it’s safe to eat the food in country, for fear of contamination from Fukushima and thought the answer we’ve been sending out recently would be helpful/informative for others as well. SAFECAST is not equipped yet to do our own food measurements, but we cooperate with independent food measurement labs and constantly monitor both official and independent results. There has been a lot of confusion about how food is being checked, how often, and by whom. This is mainly because the food monitoring system was not initially intended for informing the public as much as for providing guidance to producers and local government agriculture officials. So the results end up being hundreds of pages of confusing data. RDTN.ORG
'Citizen Scientists' Crowdsource Radiation Measurements In Japan : Shots - Health Blog hide captionA cluster of radiation reading mapped by RDTN.org RDTN.org A cluster of radiation reading mapped by RDTN.org Marcelino Alvarez was getting frustrated and a little paranoid last week as he watched news reports about radiation levels in Japan and plumes drifting across the Pacific. "There were a lot of talking heads speculating about how this could happen or that could happen," says Alvarez, a Web developer, news fiend and all-around data junkie. "But not a lot of facts."
UNOSAT supports crowd sourcing community Geneva 14 March 2011. The aftermath of the catastrophic quake and tsunami in Japan has mobilised unprecedented participation from social networks and crowd sourcing communities around the world. Satellite imagery released for free by major commercial satellite companies earlier this week revealed to the world the extent of the impact of the tsunami waves that hit the east coast of Japan on Friday 11 March.
Satellite images show tsunami-ravaged Japan coast: Scientific American Gallery EnlargeImage courtesy of RapidEye AG, DLR, Google Earth, and ZKIMORE IMAGES When devastation extends as far as the human eye can see, digital eyes in the sky can provide essential information for emergency response efforts. These satellite images show the town of Soma (red dot) and surrounding area on Japan's northeastern coast as they appeared on September 5, 2010, [left] before the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, and on the day after. On the heels of the earthquake, tsunami heights of 7.3 meters were reported in Soma. A day later floodwaters stretched several kilometers inland. Soma is a port village of 38,000 people located about 150 kilometers southwest of the magnitude 9.0 quake's epicenter and 40 kilometers north of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Day length & GPS coords The 8.9-magnitude quake in Japan will not only leave an everlasting impression on the country, but globally as a result of the quake’s effect on the rotation of the Earth and GPS coordinates. Incredibly, the earthquake in Japan was so powerful it sped up the rotation of the Earth resulting in the shrinking of a 24-hour day by 1.8 milliseconds. The estimate comes from Richard Gross who is based at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Gross’ estimate could change as additional data about the quake is gathered. He had recently stated that the day shrank by 1.6 milliseconds, but has since updated the original estimate based on new information. How could an earthquake speed up the Earth’s rotation?
Google Crisis Response The Crisis Response team is no longer actively maintaining this page so some information may be out of date, or no longer available. On March 11 at 2:46pm JST a massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake occurred near the northeastern coast of Japan, creating extremely destructive tsunami waves which hit Japan just minutes after the earthquake, and triggering evacuations and warnings across the Pacific Ocean. The earthquake and tsunami have caused extensive and severe damage in Northeastern Japan, leaving thousands of people confirmed dead, injured or missing, and millions more affected by lack of electricity, water and transportation.
Prefectures of Japan The chief executive of each prefecture is a directly-elected governor (知事, chiji?). Ordinances and budgets are enacted by a unicameral assembly (議会, gikai?) whose members are elected for four-year terms. Prefectures of Japan
ESRI Japan Earthquake
Japan Quake Map Map DataMap data ©2014 AutoNavi, Google, SK planet, ZENRIN Imagery ©2014 TerraMetrics Map Data Map data ©2014 AutoNavi, Google, SK planet, ZENRIN Imagery ©2014 TerraMetrics Display Options: Warning:The "Sticky Dots" option may cause poor performance, especially when viewing many quakes.
Texas Tech - Japan Earthquake
with R, ggplot2, and FFmpeg 1 Introduction As a follow-up to ‘Analysis of Japanese Earthquakes Data’, I sought to produce a map including infomation about epicenter and magnitude. Last article have contributed to visualize the frequency of earthquakes, on the other hand I have attempted to visualize infomation about epicenter and magnitude on a map with R, ggplot2, and FFmpeg. 2 Data Japan Quake Map