March 14, 2011 REPORTING FROM TOKYO: DAY 3 AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE

Dr. Kit Miyamoto, S.E., Ph.D reports from Tokyo Day 3 after the Earthquake.


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.


Structural Damage of Tohoku Shinkansen Viaducts

March 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Structural

Structural Damage of Tohoku Shinkansen Viaducts by the off the Pacific Tohoku Earthquake – First Report Dr. Yoshikazu Takahashi, Associate Professor Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University (Translated by S. Otani, University of Tokyo) download report here


Damage in Natori and Izumi Cities by Daiki Sato

March 24, 2011 by  
Filed under Structural

Dr. Daiki Sato of Tokyo University of Science, on the visit to his family in Sendai area at the time of the earthquake, investigated damages in Natori City (south of Sendai) and Izumi City (north of Sendai) and very kindly provided the photos to AIJ Disaster Committee. He and Professor Haruyuki Kitamura...


Quick Reconnaissance Report of East Japan Earthquake Disaster by Prof Tanaka

March 22, 2011 by  
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Tohoku Chapter, Architectural Institute of Japan, March 20, 2011 Professor Reiji Tanaka, Tohoku Institute of Technology President of AIJ Tohoku Chapter (Translated by Shunsuke Otani, University of Tokyo) Download report here (PDF)


Quick Investigation Report on Earthquake Damage on Buildings by Prof Motosaka

March 21, 2011 by  
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by Professor Masato Motosaka, Tohoku University (Translation by Shunsuke Otani, University of Tokyo) download report here  


Building Damage in Sendai

March 17, 2011 by  
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by Shunsuke Otani Miki Shoji Co, a commercial business company, reported building damage statistics by external observation along the Sendai main street; out of 175 buildings No damage: 95 Some damage, but could be operational in short time: 66 Severe damage, need some time before use: 14 Collapse or...


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