Today’s building codes were implemented as a result of devastating natural disasters that resulted in the loss of human lives and billions of dollars. But they aren’t retroactively applied.
When will the next earthquake come? We don’t know, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get our cities ready.
Visualizations can help you understand data better – but they can also confuse or mislead. Here, some tips on what to watch out for.
By understanding how bushfire maps are created, and what their features represent, you can get better at spotting fake ones.
For seismologists, there’s much to be learned after a major earthquake, as aftershocks help them map out the fault with high precision. More data now can prepare a region for its next big one.