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How long to search for survivors? – A review of evidence from Haiti’s quake

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 28th, 2011.

In an effort to assist New Zealand-based rescue efforts, the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness has published a series of open-access articles reviewing evidence from Haiti’s 2010 earthquake and other recent seismic disasters. The featured article, ‘Survival interval in earthquake entrapments‘ focuses on aiding decision-makers faced with the difficult task of weighing the […]

Experts on Haiti’s devastating earthquake

Peter Griffin posted in on January 14th, 2010.

As many as 100,000 people are feared dead after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti yesterday. Our colleagues at the Science Media Centre in London rounded up expert comment from scientists. Contact the NZ SMC to speak to local experts about the earthquake. Up-to-date seismic analysis by the British Geological Survey can be found at […]

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