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Resource sheet to go with FACEBOOK profile on Japan earthquake and tsunami. Thanks to Marie on SLN forum for the list.

Resource sheet to go with FACEBOOK profile on Japan earthquake and tsunami. Thanks to Marie on SLN forum for the list.

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  • 1. Great Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami 2011List of resources for Facebook Profile informationSimple summary from BGS:http://www.bgs.ac.uk/research/highlights/earthquakes/honshuMarch2011.htmlBBC Special Report:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12711226Nuke test sensors could hear tsunamis coming (includes link tosound recording of the earth moving during the 2004 Boxing Dayquake):http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/03/nuke-test-sensors-could-hear-t.htmlInteractive graphic showing earthquakes in the region:http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703597804576194202653342670.htmlDisastrous Japan Earthquakes (slideshow):http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703597804576194232898851932.htmlMore graphics (includes perceived shaking & predicted wave heightsacross the Pacific):http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/11/world/asia/maps-of-earthquake-and-tsunami-damage-in-japan.html?ref=worldPhotos of damage (can zoom in for closer look):http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/11/world/asia/20110311EARTHQUAKE_zoomer.html?ref=asiaJapans Strict Building Code Saved Lives:http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/12/world/asia/12codes.html?_r=1&ref=world
  • 2. The Big One hit, but not where they thought it would:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/11/AR2011031102415.html?hpid=topnewsMap showing affected areas & aftershockshttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-earthquake.html?hpid=topnewsWorlds largest earthquakes (bar graph):http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/03/earthquakesTsunamis explained (video):http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/environment/environment-natural-disasters/tsunamis/tsunami-101.html?source=link_tw20110311tsunamivideoGoogle Earth Blog resources for Japan quake (includes map oftemporary shelters & map of EQ-related tweets):http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2011/03/google_earth_resources_for_the_japa.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+GoogleEarthBlog+(Google+Earth+Blog)&utm_content=TwitterQuake moved Japan coast 8 feet; shifted Earths axis:http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/12/japan.earthquake.tsunami.earth/?hpt=T2More photos:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2011/03/11/GA2011031101862.html?hpid=top#photo=1http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/03/massive_earthquake_hits_japan.htmlother secondary effects> temp drop in oil priceshttp://www.energydigital.com/sectors/oil-and-gas/japan-earthquake-causes-oil-prices-drop-below-100-barrel
  • 3. Also insurance share prices fallhttp://www.care2.com/news/member/979026763/2744460Tsunami reaches Hawaiihttp://www.onenewspage.co.uk/news/Front+Page/20110311/20406019/Japan-earthquake-Tsunami-causes-major-damage-after-large.htmWaves reaches San Franciscohttp://www.flickr.com/photos/51276066@N00/5517993750