The geospatial mapping dimension of scientific visualization is crucial to gaining situational awareness.  


Below are initial map images following the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan that will provide initial views of the immediate situation. 



post-event imagery from GeoEye available for Japan. 

You can get the KML for Google Earth here:


Welcome to Japan Resilience System

The Japan Resilience System focuses not only on current challenges to health and human security in Japan, but also focuses on Japan's long-term resilience and sustainability.  Current issues of response and relief to Japan's devastating 8.9 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear emergency will require acute attention for the days and weeks ahead.


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