Fifth Anniversary of the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Google has been using Street View and aerial imagery to record both the devastation caused and the subsequent … [Read more...]

The Great East Japan Earthquake Big Data Workshop

When Japan was struck by the massive earthquake and tsunami two years ago, many people turned to Google Earth to learn more about the situation. As time has gone by, Google Earth has also been a … [Read more...]

Google Earth A to Z: Japan and Jane Goodall

Japan In March, 2011, Japan was hit by a major earthquake, which caused the devastating tsunami that we've all heard about. As with similar events in the past, the geo community quickly responded … [Read more...]

Japanese disaster imagery, one year later

It's been a year since the huge earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, and Google has released fresh imagery to show the recovery made by Japan over the past 12 months. The new imagery was captured … [Read more...]

Historical Street View imagery for Japan

One of the neatest features added to Google Earth in the past few years is the Historical Imagery added in Google Earth 5. Being able to go back in time and few older imagery is such a neat thing to … [Read more...]

The Japanese Tsunami created some massive icebergs

When the earthquake (and subsequent tsunami) struck Japan earlier this year, we provided as much data as possible about the disaster. What many people didn't realize was that the tsunami continued to … [Read more...]

Google adds higher-resolution, post-earthquake Japanese imagery

In the past few weeks, Google has added a ton of new data and information related to the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. Much of that information is summarized here for you. UPDATE In … [Read more...]

More resources for post-Earthquake Japan

Over the past week, we've worked hard to bring you the latest imagery and applications related to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Last week we showed you a list of various resources, then some … [Read more...]

Round-up of all imagery and resources available for Japan

We've written a few posts recently with information about Japan in the wake of their horrible earthquake and tsunami, but the data keeps pouring in so here's an update on everything that is available … [Read more...]

Brand new Google Earth imagery of post-earthquake Japan

GeoEye is moving very fast after the major earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan yesterday, already pushing out some fresh imagery from Tokyo, Kamaishi and Kushiro. [UPDATE: Fukushima and Yokohama … [Read more...]