Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan
In March of 2011, a 9.0 earthquake struck Japan’s east coast, followed by a tsunami that took more than 15,000 lives. This disaster was one of the most significant in human history. What were the long-term implications on the country of Japan, and other countries? How would we respond differently today?
- BBC News - Japan Quake - Loss and Recovery in Numbers
- Brooking Institute - Earthquake, Tsunami, Meltdown
- CBS News - Fukushima Cleanup Could Drag on for Decades
- The Guardian - Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Three Years on 120,000 Evacuees Remain Uprooted
- The Guardian - Japanese Earthquake Takes Heavy Toll on Ageing Population
- National Geographic - Japan Earthquake, Shortened Days, Increased Earth's Wobble
- Al Jazeera - Experts Clash on Fukushima Radiation Effects
- Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology - Data breakdown for the 2011 Earthquake in Japan
- Tableau Public - Visualization of Earthquakes in Japan since 1900
- U.S. Department of Energy - Fukushima Radiation Monitoring
- PBS Newshour - Scientists Fish for Data in the Waters Around Fukushima (article) + video
- Thomson Reuters Foundation - Is Climate Change Increasing Earthquakes?
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