Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, & Nuclear Reactor Disasters

Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, & Nuclear Reactor Disasters

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1 Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Reactor Disasters GLY 4241 – Special Lecture Spring, 2011
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Japanese Earthquake On March 11, 2011, at 2:46 p.m. local time, an earthquake struck off the coast of Honshu, Japan Initially reported as two 7.9 magnitude earthquakes 30 seconds apart, it was quickly upgraded to 8.8, and later to 9.0 on the Richter scale Tsunami warnings were issued 2
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Animation of Earthquake Geology 3
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Shaking Duration Unofficial estimates now have the period of shaking ranging from 150 to 180 seconds
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Unformatted text preview: Because most Japanese buildings are built to strict earthquake standards, many buildings survived the earthquake Japan has the densest seismometer network in the world, and incredible amounts of data were generated, which will take years to fully analyse 4 Tsunami Cause 5 Tsunami in Progress 6 Tsunami Effects 7 Japanese Nuclear Plant 8 Nuclear Physicist Discussing Radiation 9 Geochemical Effects What are the potential geochemical effects of the: Earthquake? Tsunami? Radiation leakage? 10...
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