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Yale Himalaya Initiative, F&ES Map Risks in Post-Earthquake Nepal

March 25, 2016

In the days immediately following last year’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, Yale faculty, staff, and students worked…
Thousands of landslides in Nepal earthquake raise parallels for Pacific Northwest

January 12, 2016

Research teams have evaluated the major 7.8 magnitude subduction zone earthquake in Gorkha, Nepal, in April 2015, and…
Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal Quake

December 17, 2015

Fewer landslides resulted from the devastating April earthquake in Nepal than expected, reports a University of Arizona-led international…
Studies of Recent and Ancient Nepal Quakes Yield Surprises

December 17, 2015

The devastating magnitude 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake in April 2015 triggered far fewer landslides and much less damage…
NSF awards grants for study of Nepal earthquake

August 4, 2015

The Himalayas: These forbidding peaks in South Asia, which reach more than 29,000 feet and include Mount Everest,…
Landslides Triggered by Nepal Earthquakes

July 29, 2015

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey provides critical landslide-hazard expertise to Nepalese agencies and villages affected…
Nepal Earthquake: Prelude to Bigger Disaster?

June 8, 2015

With tremors declining in magnitude and emergency relief crews packing to leave, Nepal is likely to slip from…
Students use open source mapping to aid relief efforts in Nepal

June 4, 2015

Half a world away, University of Washington civil and envi­ron­men­tal engi­neer­ing stu­dents trace the out­lines of roads, paths…
Software Developed by SERVIR Interns Aids Nepal Earthquake Response

May 19, 2015

An innovative software code developed by a pair of interns who worked for SERVIR last summer is proving…
DHS Successfully Transitions Search and Rescue Tool That Pinpoints Buried Victims

May 12, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in partnership with the National Aeronautics…
A simple siphon could help mitigate damage from future earthquakes in Nepal

May 11, 2015

Damage from future earthquakes in Nepal and other nations in the Himalayas could be partly mitigated by a…
DHS and NASA Technology Helps Save Four in Nepal Earthquake Disaster

May 7, 2015

Four men trapped under as much as 10 feet of bricks, mud and other debris have been rescued…
Nepal earthquake displacement

May 7, 2015

Based on data from the Sentinel-1A satellite, this image shows how and where the land uplifted and sank…
GPS Data Show How Nepal Quake Disturbed Earth’s Upper Atmosphere

May 4, 2015

The April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal created waves of energy that penetrated into Earth’s…
NASA Aids Response to Nepal Quake

May 4, 2015

NASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25, 2015, magnitude…
Nepal earthquake on the radar

April 30, 2015

On 25 April, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, claiming over 5000 lives and affecting millions of people. Satellite…
A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal

April 30, 2015

Seismologists at the UA are part of a global community of scientists and experts working to better understand…
SPoRT Satellite Image as Detected by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Sensor of the Post Kathmandu Earthquake

April 30, 2015

In the wake of the April 25, 2015 earthquake in Nepal, NASA’s Short-term Prediction Research and Transition, SPoRT,…
Landslides, mudslides likely to remain a significant threat in Nepal for months

April 29, 2015

The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal’s high country, and the risk is…
The Quake that Shook Mt. Everest

April 28, 2015

The earthquake, which wreaked havoc in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal on Saturday about noon local time, was…
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