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Tag: Natural Disasters and Hazards

Animated Sequence of Earthquakes

The earthquake which has devastated Japan has been the focus of many this past week, not the least of which are the scientists who are studying the quake and its subsequent tsunami. Geophysicist Joachim Saul from the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences (Helmholtz Association) created an animation which shows the sequence of quakes since March 9.

Listen to the Japanese Earthquake

The Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics (LAB), a unit of the Universitat Politรจcnica de Catalunya (UPC), directed by Professor Michel Andrรฉ, recorded the sound of the earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, March 11, and that recording is now available online to listen to: it is, without a doubt, a unique opportunity.