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Japan: New technology to predict sediment disasters 40 minutes in advance

19 Apr 2015, Japan News, the

Sediment disasters will soon become predictable 40 minutes in advance thanks to new technology developed by NEC Corp, reports the Japan News. The data is analysed to determine the hazard level of mudslides, which is then distributed immediately to systems installed in local governments and railway companies among other entities...


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