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Carbon tape FibARM (Composite): The second phase of testing for earthquake resistance

Specialists Institute of Defense Emergency summed up the second phase of tests on seismic stability of fragments of brick buildings, and to enhance the external reinforcement using carbon strips FibARM.

According to the study artificial earthquake of 9 points did not cause any harm to the model enhanced carbon materials.

In mid-August, the results of the tests were carried out on the seismic stability of the fragments of brick buildings: the conventional and enhanced The reinforcement system of carbon ribbons FibARM. The technology is developed Holding company "Composite". It is designed to enhance the buildings and structures,

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Russian scientists have created a model for the calculation of seismic hazard

In Russia it is the first model of this kind, which can be used to predict the effects of earthquakes in specific areas of the city.

Scientists from the Center for Geophysical Research Vladikavkaz Scientific Centre RAS-based REC "Geoengineering" looking for answers to questions about what will be the nature and extent of the devastation caused by the earthquake in a particular area

What factors influence the effects of the earthquake? This question is posed to science every time when assessing the devastation provoked by a powerful shift of the crust. Thus, the Niigata earthquake in Japan in

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Earthquake in Turkey. Photos

Earthquake in Turkey. Interesting Photos

Earthquake in Turkey strength 7.2, which occurred October 23, 2011, claimed the lives of more than 450 residents of the province of Van in Turkey. More than 2 thousand buildings destroyed and 1,300 people injured.

1) 46 hours after the earthquake in Erkis rescuers found under the rubble of the house two-week girl Karadum Azrou. They feel a great joy from helping the baby, hoping that her mother and grandmother also be saved.

2) Two men comfort each other near the collapsed buildings in Erkis. 3 thousand rescuers are working at the scene.

3) Rescue

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Earthquake in south-west Colombia

Earthquake in south-west Colombia Natural Disasters

In the province of Cauca, in the north-western Colombia, the earthquake, which had a magnitude of 7.1. The U.S. Geological Survey initially estimated thrust force of 7.4 points, but later reduced the value to 7.1 points. Despite such a strong push, none of the inhabitants of the province was not injured. Basically, people have described the incident as a fairly confident and clear, visible tremor. Has felt the earthquake around 4315 people.

At the moment, information about large-scale destruction also been reported. The fact that the epicenter of the earthquake quite impressive

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Earthquake in the UK

September 4, 2013. Indeed, there is a place on earth where rocks constantly. They are called — earthquake zones. In turn, there are places where the earthquake is a rarity. One of these areas can be called the British Isles. They are removed from the plate boundaries. However, here the bowels of the earth shake people sometimes.

It happened on August 30 in the seaside town of Blackpool, located in the western part of the country. At 10:58 local time, an earthquake of magnitude 3.3. The tremors were felt even in the most remote Dublin. Physics of shocks in

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By approaching typhoon in Japan

September 2, 2013. Tropical cyclone Toraja (Toraji) is displaced by the waters of the East China Sea. The pressure in the center of the cyclone is 996 mb, it is shifted to the northwest at a speed of about 15 km / h Peak gusts of wind near the center of the typhoon reaches 30 m / s.

According to the forecasts in the next two days displacement speed of the cyclone will decrease, but the atmospheric vortex continues to spin. Already by Tuesday, the pressure in his heart will fall to 994 mb, on Thursday — to 990 mb,

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In Alaska, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1

September 4, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred today Andreianov islands in the Aleutian Archipelago / Alaska /, at 10:32 Beijing time / 6:32 MSK / Chinese seismological center said. The threat of a tsunami were reported.

Details of casualties or damage there.

Source: ITAR-TASS

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Earthquake 5.8 magnitude in Mexico

Earthquake in Mexico magnitude 5.8 Natural Disasters

A powerful earthquake in the southern and central regions of Mexico. The magnitude of the earthquake was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Quake epicenter was located 12 kilometers from the city of San Pedro Amusgos in Oaxaca, 300 km southeast of Mexico City. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 10 km. Local residents felt tremors and vacillation of some buildings.

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The environmental crisis in Haiti: not a dream but a reality

The environmental crisis in Haiti: not a dream, but a reality to save the planet

On the island of Haiti, hurricanes are becoming more frequent and unpredictable. In 2008, here recorded four tropical storms in a row. The fourth largest city of Gonaives was flooded for a month.

Fig. Seedlings for tree nursery in Tiote. Deforestation increases the risk of landslides in Haiti, and a threat to the world environment.

Haiti also suffers from the mobility of the soil. The island is almost no trees from the original forest cover remains about 2%. Therefore, during the hurricane almost always happen

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After the floods in southwest China evacuates

After the floods in southwest China evacuates Natural Disasters

The south-west of China swept the regular monsoon storm that caused severe flooding. Most affected district Ilyan Yunnan Province recently experienced an earthquake. The district flooded roads, declared the mass evacuation of the population. It provides 22 specialized teams allocated the local fire department.

A few hours in the area with mountainous terrain 152 mm of rain fell. This immediately caused flooding in dozens of villages and temporary tent camp, organized for the victims of the September earthquake. So far, about a hundred victims of the water can not

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