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  1. Apr 2023
    1. **Recommend Resource: ** Under the "More Information About Other Open Movements" I recommended adding Higashinihon Daishinsai Shashin Hozon Purojekuto, (trans. Great Earthquake of Eastern Japan Photo Archiving Project) which is one of Japan's open government and open data efforts to document all photographs about Japan's 2011 earthquake.

      The site currently contains close to 40,000 photographs of the aftermath of the natural disaster.

      The photos are hosted by Yahoo! Japan and are published under non-commercial clause for open access to the public.

  2. Apr 2021
  3. Mar 2018
    1. Reconstructions from sedimentary records show that canyons undergo flushing infrequently (102- to 103-year time scales), and on passive margin canyons, this might occur only during periods of glacially lowered sea level and direct sediment supply (7, 12).

      This is interesting!

  4. Aug 2017
    1. Although many studies have tried to provide solutions for measuring vulnerability, and there is a wide range of vulnerability quantifying methods (for example, Turner et al. 2003; van der Veen et al. 2009; Sterlacchini et al. 2014), a fundamental challenge remains how to make vulnerability operational (Hinkel 2011).

      This is interesting!

  5. May 2017
    1. In a 2005 study, Ruth Ludwin, then a seismologist at the University of Washington, together with nine colleagues, collected and analyzed Native American reports of earthquakes and saltwater floods.

      See here and here for information on those reports.