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Why are some earthquakes in Japan so deadly?


Researchers at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, JAMSTEC, are probing the secrets of the subsea plates surrounding Japan to better understand earthquakes. Norwegian researchers, with their expertise in subsea oil and gas extraction, are helping with this effort.

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  • Themes:GIS & Mapping, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Japan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/52182

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