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Predicting the unpredictable

(Phys.org) —EPFL scientists have developed the first system to issue early-warning alerts for landslides. Early-warning systems like this are already in place for other natural disasters such as tsunamis ...

Apr 17, 2013
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World-first 3-D mobile mapping project

Australian researchers are using a novel mobile laser 3D mapping system called Zebedee to preserve some of the country's oldest and most culturally significant heritage sites.

Apr 15, 2013
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Taking lessons from Hurricane Sandy

Hur­ri­cane Sandy killed dozens and left mil­lions in the dark. Stephen Flynn, the founding co-​​director of Northeastern's George J. Kostas Research Insti­tute for Home­land Secu­rity, and an expert ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Dealing with power outages more efficiently

When there is a power failure, the utility companies, public officials and emergency services must work together quickly. Researchers have created a new planning software product that enables all participants ...

Nov 01, 2012
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