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The Great East Japan Earthquake unofficial history of Tohoku University Library By Hinode Hiroshi
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"When 120,000 books fall, the book turns into the weapon! March 11, 2011. The Great East Japan Earthquake. The earthquake-stricken Library. The record on restoration/reconstruction for 1000... More > days.Even if we know the damage situation where many books fell at the library, little do we know what restoration was made.This is the realistic record in which the Tohoku University Library Engineering Library which suffered a great deal of damage carried out restoration and reconstruction.They were working as one, making the best use of inventiveness not to give the same damage in future. "< Less
Japan: After the Tsunami By Stephen Platt
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We went from the UK, as part of an Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation (EEFIT) mission, to study recovery after the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. This was a major disaster for Japan. For the country... More > most prepared for earthquakes this was a shocking event that will take years and trillions of dollars to repair. Fifteen months after the disaster, when we made our field trip, recovery was already underway. New embankments were being constructed along the coast of the Sendai plain in Miyage Province and debris had been collected into huge sorted piles. But further north, in Iwate Province a debate was raging between the safety conscious who wanted to construct high embankments and those who wanted to maintain their intimate contact with the shore and sea. I went to Kobe and Kyoto to visit engineers in earthquake institutes. I went site seeing and was beguiled by Japanese architecture and landscape.< Less
Japan: After the Tsunami By Stephen Platt
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We went Japan to study recovery after the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. This was a major disaster for Japan. For the country most prepared for earthquakes this was a shocking event that will take years and... More > trillions of dollars to repair. Fifteen months after the disaster, when we made our field trip, recovery was already underway. New embankments were being constructed along the coast of the Sendai plain in Miyage Province and debris had been collected into huge sorted piles. But further north, in Iwate Province a debate was raging between the safety conscious who wanted to construct high embankments and those who wanted to maintain their intimate contact with the shore and sea. I went to Kobe and Kyoto to visit engineers in earthquake institutes and I also went site seeing and was beguiled by Japanese architecture and landscape.< Less
Mega-Quakes By Clifford McKinney
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Some of the largest and most destructive earthquakes in history have occurred in the last 100 years, and scientists say we'll most likely live to see more of these devastating natural disasters. This... More > book explores the major earthquakes in human history with unprecedented detail, from Shaanxi to the recent Tohoku quake.< Less
Letters from the Ground to the Heart By Anne Thomas
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Letters from the Ground to the Heart - Beauty Amid Destruction is a series of letters to friends & family by Anne Thomas, an English instructor and 22-year resident of Sendai, Japan, following... More > the devastating earthquake & tsunami of March, 2011. Anne makes the stories of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances profound - capturing our collective, global empathy. Since going viral, her writings have been reprinted online and in newspapers throughout the world. This collaborative effort also includes writings by Pema Chödrön and Miyazawa Kenji, responses from all over the globe, and much more. Best of all, PROCEEDS FROM SALES OF 'LETTERS' BENEFIT SURVIVORS of The Tohoku/Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami. Give yourself & others the gift of an extraordinary reading experience that won't soon be forgotten - while benefitting survivors in need. e-book & audio editions available soon - visit: www.lettersfromthegroundtotheheart.com to DONATE & learn more.< Less
Letters from the Ground to the Heart By Anne Thomas
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Letters from the Ground to the Heart - Beauty Amid Destruction is a series of letters to friends & family by Anne Thomas, an English instructor and 22-year resident of Sendai, Japan, following... More > the devastating earthquake & tsunami of March, 2011. Anne makes the stories of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances profound - capturing our collective, global empathy. Since going viral, her writings have been reprinted online and in newspapers throughout the world. This collaborative effort also includes writings by Pema Chödrön and Miyazawa Kenji, responses from all over the globe, and much more. Best of all, PROCEEDS FROM SALES OF 'LETTERS' BENEFIT SURVIVORS of The Tohoku/Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami. Give yourself & others the gift of an extraordinary reading experience that won't soon be forgotten - while benefitting survivors in need. Hardcover Edition ALSO available. e-book & audio editions coming soon... Visit: www.lettersfromthegroundtotheheart.com to DONATE & learn more.< Less
Postcards 3.11 By Lordy Rodriguez
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Postcards 3.11 was a series of drawings that artist Lordy Rodriguez completed in 2011 based on using images and text of common trash found around the Pacific Rim that was a result of the Tōhoku... More > earthquake that hit the coast of Japan on March 11, 2011. All eighty postcard sized drawings are illustrated with a brief description of the whole project and process.< Less
The Nuclear Dilemma: Post-Fukushima prospects for nuclear-power development in the United States, Germany, and Japan By James Daniel Beaton
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The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident that followed the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami off the coast of Japan has had far-reaching consequences. In order to properly assess and predict... More > the impact of this event on industry, political opinion, and government policy, it is important to examine the political afermath of the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl accidents of March 28, 1979 and April 26, 1986 respectively. By considering these three incidents with regard to actions taken in response by the United States, Germany, and Japan, this paper grounds a dynamic issue in both temporal and geographical comparative perspective. It concludes with a closer look at the economic benefits and costs of nuclear power, and an evaluation of a few of the tenets of contemporary environmental policy as they relate to nuclear power.< Less

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