Southeast Asia

The Dynamic Earth Games is a new interactive workshop organised by the Earth Observatory of Singapore and the Science Centre Singapore.

‘Earth: Our Untamed Planet’ aims to create a greater awareness and appreciation of the Earth Sciences in Singapore, especially among students from primary and secondary levels.

The Child of Krakatoa Awakes

At approximately 9:30pm local time (2:30pm GMT) on the 22 December 2018, a tsunami struck Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, which lies between the islands of Java and Sumatra, claiming over 430 lives. According to Indonesia’s disaster agency there are at least 1,500 injured, over 120 people still missing, and around 12,000 people have been displaced.

This project is a multi-lateral collaboration between several EOS researchers and colleagues at other research institutions to study the tectonics and earthquakes of Southeast Asia.

The data for the Myanmar Velocity Model can be accessed via ftp://datacollection.earthobservatory.sg/Myanmar_Velocity

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