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GIS program to calculate tsunami damage

Damages to people and industry by tsunami are now being calculated using a GIS computer program designed by an eclectic team with members from Kesennuma municipal government in Miyagi Prefecture, Tohoku University, and Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Not only is this program hoped to calculate damage but also to estimate the efficiency of potential disaster-prevention measures,

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