March 11, 2011 REPORTING FROM TOKYO

Dr. Kit Miyamoto S.E., Ph.D. reports from Tokyo after Magnitude 8.9 Earthquake and Tsunami devastate Sendai, a State of Emergency is Declared in Japan


Japan Photos: After the Earthquake/Tsunami

Photos taken by Dr. Kit Miyamoto, S.E., Ph.D. of Miyamoto International, who was in Tokyo at the time of the earthquake. He traveled to various towns and villages affected by the tsunami.


Field Investigation Report of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, S.E., Ph.D. reports from various disaster affected towns/districts after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami.


Memo for non-Japanese field investigators by C. Scawthorn

March 31, 2011 by  
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Initial Survey, 11 March 2011 Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami Charles Scawthorn download report here


Center For Excellence: Earthquake & Tsunami Reports

March 30, 2011 by  
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For detailed reports, please follow the link: http://www.coe-dmha.org/Research/ResearchInfoMgmt/JapanEarthquakeTsunami2011.aspx Center For Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance


Annotated photos from Professor Kazuo Konagai

March 21, 2011 by  
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Professor Kazuo Konagai of the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo has returned from a reconnaissance trip March 20 and 21 to the Kitakami inland basin north of Sendai in Iwate Prefecture. To view annotated images from his trip, visit http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1008073&code=c5f0c0df5d0ef64de52cd8cacf49f37b....


Current information on travel in Japan

March 21, 2011 by  
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Advice on traveling in Japan In areas near the earthquake zone, gas stations and car rental agencies are not open due to the serious gas shortage. Cars that enter the most seriously affected areas may need to obtain certificates for transit from police stations, which may take some time. Routes available...


THE JAPAN EARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMI AND WHAT THEY MEAN FOR THE U.S.

March 17, 2011 by  
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Written by Michael Mahoney, March 17, 2011 Geophysicist, FEMA, National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) Coordinating Committee Member, FEMA, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (NTHMP) Download as PDF The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the multi-agency National Earthquake...


BRI Strong Motion Observation

March 13, 2011 by  
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From Building Research Institute of Japan: http://smo.kenken.go.jp/smreport/201103111446


Video from Japanese TV

March 13, 2011 by  
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http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/jishin0311/


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