Supercomputers in Japan to predict tsunami damage in real-time

Supercomputers in Japan to predict tsunami damage in real-time

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A new generation disaster-preparedness system will help predict tsunami damage within 20 to 30 minutes after an earthquake occurs, covering nearly 13,000 kilometres of Pacific coastline from Hokkaido to Kagoshima Prefecture, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. Developed jointly by researchers from Tohoku University, Osaka University, NEC Corp. and other organisations, the system has been designed to instantly distribute tsunami damage...

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