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    25-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706882

Birth Rates in Fukushima City Before, After Nuclear Disaster

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

An earthquake and subsequent tsunami led to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster in Japan in 2011. This observational study examined associations between the earthquake and power plant disaster with birth rates in Fukushima City, the capital of the prefecture.

22-Jan-2019 3:20 PM EST

Article ID: 705957

URI scientists model Anak Krakatau volcano, tsunami to better prepare U.S. for future tsunamis

University of Rhode Island

The recent eruption of Anak Krakatau – which means “son of Krakatau” – is providing URI researchers Stephan Grilli and Steven Carey with a new opportunity to gain additional insights and create models that they hope will help the United States better prepare for future tsunamis.

3-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
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    3-Dec-2018 4:10 PM EST

Article ID: 703777

Coping With Threats from Hurricanes, Wildfires and Rising Sea Levels

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Risk assessment and risk mitigation practices can be beneficial in creating adaptation plans and making mitigation decisions for coastal communities. As scientists ponder the possibility of category six hurricanes, previous disaster prevention plans are no longer adequate for current threats from severe weather.

12-Nov-2018 9:50 AM EST
Newswise: Will We Be Ready for the Next Harvey?

Article ID: 699431

Will We Be Ready for the Next Harvey?

Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)

Public program featuring thought leaders on the topic of funding community resilience in the face of more acute and chronic natural disasters.

23-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 699038

Climate Change Sea Level Rises Could Increase Risk for More Devastating Tsunamis Worldwide

Virginia Tech

As sea levels rise due to climate change, so do the global hazards and potential devastating damages from tsunamis, according to a new study by a partnership that included Virginia Tech.

15-Aug-2018 12:25 PM EDT

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