NOAA demonstrates weather phenomena on the virtual world 'Second Life.'
On Thursday, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration launched an immersive, interactive 3D presence in the virtual world Second Life.
Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.
The long journey to supply power to remote locations could culminate in these floating vessels.
Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.
The perigee full moon, which happens once every 14 months, is happening next weekend and will likely bring with it tales of impending calamity and natural disaster.
Amazon, YouTube, 11 other sites popular with military personnel are blocked from the .mil computer system in effort to reserve bandwidth for use in quake recovery efforts.
If you live in an area with frequent or seasonal severe weather, Storm Shield is a good app to have around for updates about your immediate location.
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Hitachi Zosen has developed a seawall that closes automatically when under tsumani threat and doesn't require a power source or human control.
An earthquake monitoring system triggered tsunami warnings for Indian Ocean countries, causing at least one company to evacuate offices as a precaution.