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Article ID: 575882

Civil Engineers to Study Impacts of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

First of seven American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) post-disaster assessment teams deployed to Japan over the weekend to study the tsunami effect.

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20-Apr-2011 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 575682

For Tsunami Survivors, Higher Exposure to Trauma Delays Recovery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Follow-up on a group of Swedish tourists who survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami shows slower psychological recovery for those exposed to more severe trauma, according to a report in The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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14-Apr-2011 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 575608

Disaster Relief in Japan Highlights Importance of Family Physicians

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Providing routine care for people with a host of issues from chronic diabetes to imminent childbirth was one of the most difficult challenges for doctors following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

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12-Apr-2011 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 575478

George Washington University Experts to Speak on Topics Related to the Earthquake in Japan

George Washington University

George Washington University Experts to Speak on Topics Related to the Earthquake in Japan

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7-Apr-2011 4:00 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 575028

Risk for New England Floods Rises with Water Tables

University of Massachusetts Amherst

As spring flood season comes to New England, a new study suggests that soil moisture and the water table have been rising over the past 10 years across the region, and we may be facing a higher risk of flooding in the years ahead, due to changes in subsurface water storage over the longer term.

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30-Mar-2011 6:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 574735

Japanese Must Seek ‘Different Kind of Hope’, Says Philosophical Anthropologist

Cornell University

Hirokazu Miyazaki is a professor of Anthropology at Cornell University and studies the social science of hope in Japan. He offers insight on the recent natural disaster in his native country.

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23-Mar-2011 12:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 574585

U. of Denver Experts on Japan Crisis

Dick Jones Communications

The University of Denver has several experts available to discuss various disaster issues in Japan.

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21-Mar-2011 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 574593

Japanese Radiation: Movement Through the Atmosphere

University of Maryland, College Park

Predicting what happens to radioactive materials released by Japan's crippled nuclear plants is even more difficult than forecasting the weather, and depends on several key factors, University of Maryland atmospheric scientists say. They’re preparing daily long-range projections of air ‘parcel’ movements from Fukushima, and posting them online.

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20-Mar-2011 11:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 574583

Japan Crisis Experts from the University of Chicago

University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has numerous experts who can comment on the scientific, social, political and cultural dimensions of the ongoing crisis in Japan. Our news officers can assist reporters looking for help with stories on nuclear science, radiation exposure, geology, as well as Japanese culture, law, politics, religion and history.

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18-Mar-2011 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 574574

Experts Available on Many Aspects of Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis

University of Washington

These University of Washington experts are available for reporters to contact in the wake of the massive Japan earthquake of March 11 and resulting tsunami and nuclear crisis.

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18-Mar-2011 3:45 PM EDT
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