The earthquake and resulting tsunami (giant wave) that devastated much of South and South-East Asia in 2004 has prompted questions about rebuilding and prevention efforts for tsunami-prone areas.
(Photo credit: Joseph Trainor/University Delaware/Disaster Relief Center)
To engage people in early action we must understand their experience, behaviour and constraints, says disaster policy expert Andrew Collins.
Dialogue enables scientists and communities to work with uncertain information, say humanitarian policy experts Emma Visman and colleagues.
The tsunami that hit the Chilean coast in 2010 left behind a ‘natural laboratory’ for studying the impact of sea level rise due to climate change, a study says.
1 May 2013
Scientists who used a satellite to detect sound waves from the 2011 earthquake in Japan say space-based earthquake detection is possible, albeit some way off.
1 April 2013
30 January 2013