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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Boumsoung Kim On Clancey's Gregory Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868–1930 ( Berkeley/Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press , 2006 ) 22 11 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by...
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Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 1   Namazu-e (catfish print) of the Great Ansei Earthquake of 1855, showing catfish rescuing their victims Fig. 1 . Namazu-e (catfish print) of the Great Ansei Earthquake of 1855, showing catfish rescuing their victims More
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Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 2   The Nagara River Railway Bridge, collapsed after the Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891. From John Milne and W. K. Burton, The Great Earthquake in Japan, 1891 (Yokohama: Lane, Crawford, 1892) Fig. 2 . The Nagara River Railway Bridge, collapsed after the Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891. From More
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Published: 01 December 2007
Fig. 1 A map showing the seismic zone of the earthquake of November 6, 1904. (Source: Omori 1906b , Fig. 65) Fig. 1. A map showing the seismic zone of the earthquake of November 6, 1904. (Source: Omori 1906b, Fig. 65) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Fig. 1   Namazu-e (catfish print) of the Great Ansei Earthquake of 1855, showing catfish rescuing their victims Fig. 1 . Namazu-e (catfish print) of the Great Ansei Earthquake of 1855, showing catfish rescuing their victims ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Fig. 1 A map showing the seismic zone of the earthquake of November 6, 1904. (Source: Omori 1906b , Fig. 65) Fig. 1. A map showing the seismic zone of the earthquake of November 6, 1904. (Source: Omori 1906b, Fig. 65) ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Seiko Ishihara-Shineha Given the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, Japan is at a major point to reevaluate its policies on the public communication of science. However, the government's self-reflection on their measures and policies of science communication has been inadequate. This study...
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Published: 01 December 2007
Fig. 2 Inscriptions of Taiwanese seismicity: seismograms of the November 6, 1904 earthquake, which were inscribed in five observatories in Taiwan. (Source: Omori 1906b , Fig. 17) Fig. 2. Inscriptions of Taiwanese seismicity: seismograms of the November 6, 1904 earthquake, which were inscribed More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2010
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Seismology, the science of earthquakes and related issues, must seek to understand the Earth's natural mechanisms and to minimize the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., or indeed East Asia's, present crisis. By way of introduction, I offer two observations about Japan's 3/11 crisis and its implications for understanding East Asian earthquakes, tsunamis, and nuclear power technology. First, the Fukushima nuclear crisis has led me to reflect on particular...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 375.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 Introduction Daiwie Fu STS Implications of Japan's 3/11 Crisis Yuko Fujigaki and Togo Tsukahara Disasters as Change Agents: Three Earthquakes and Three Japans Gregory Clancey A Fukushima-Like Nuclear Crisis in Taiwan or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 September 2011
... around the world have flocked to social media and news outlets, bearing witness to viral videos of the Kanto-Tōhoku earthquake's devastation and the horrifying tsunami that followed it. The tense play-by-plays of the nuclear reactors in Fukushima and speculations about health risks associated with their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 1999, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Taiwan, killing more than 2,000 people. Several aboriginal tribes suffered most seriously and were among the groups who had the least resources to rebuild their communities. Taiwanese architect Hsieh Ying-chun and his team Atelier-3 Worldwide came to those tribes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Cultural Studies, Kobe University, 1-2-1 Tsuru Kabuto, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan e-mail: leiden93@gmail.com 08 05 2011 23 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 On 11 March 2011, a mega-earthquake (magnitude 9.0) hit the northeastern coast of Japan, followed by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 383–384.
Published: 01 September 2017
... unable then to fund invited scholars to visit Taiwan for a “Language Matters” workshop. No less critical were the tragic events of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011. The momentum behind that special issue gradually dissipated, and in the end it went silent. In my seven years as editor, its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan e-mail: chenyamei@ntu.edu.tw ) 26 05 2011 26 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 After the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan on 11 March 2011, one of the most severe nuclear disasters in history...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... newspaper publishers. He recalls that, in the world of journalism, plate tectonics had become “a matter of course” by 1975, and that he was therefore surprised at the fact that quite a lot of earth scientists had not accepted plate tectonics when his colleagues and he ran a story on earthquakes in 1973, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Great East Japan Earthquake, the resulting tsunami, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 2011, scholars from diverse disciplines, including STS, have engaged in discussions of why the nuclear disaster came about in the way it did. Some scholars have sought to understand the nuclear...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... technology is key to most crowdsourcing or citizen-sensing projects of any type of CS (Hoffman 2016; Tu, this issue); it enabled projects like Safecast as well as OpenStreetMap, which enlisted volunteers from all over the world to map the impact of the 2015 Nepal earthquake ( Clark 2015 ; Meyer 2015 ). In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
... into being after the privatization of JNR in 1987. In Chapter 7, Hood further explores a variety of connections between the shinkansen and Japanese society. The topics here include countermeasures against natural hazards such as snow and earthquakes, efforts to reduce noise and vibration, CO 2...