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Google Street View Imagery Being Used to Assess Earthquake Damage

Matt Ball on October 31, 2013 - in Emergency

Klaus-G. Hinzen, a seismologist with Cologne University in Germany — studying images of damage from the magnitude 6.3 2009 L’Aquila earthquake in the Italian Abruzzi Mountains — realized Google street views taken less than one year before the earthquake provided an unexpected source of before-and-after data to measure the extent and types of damage to buildings and other structures. Read More

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