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11 Mar 2011

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Friday’s Food for Thought: Tsunami Hits Japan; GEOINT Saves Lives in Wake of Disasters

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Welcome to the Friday’s Food for Thought post from got geoint? Although human beings tend to think they are in control of their surroundings, the reality is that we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. This was further reinforced by the devastating earth quake that struck off of northeast coast of Japan today. The 8.9 quake is reported to have killed hundreds of people and set of a devastating tsunami. Fortunately, as many know of us know, GEOINT plays a major role in aiding in the response of natural disasters, and ultimately helps save lives. We will explore this topic further today. And, on a more positive note, March 17 is the deadline to apply to be on the USGIF Young Professionals Group (YPG) Board of Directors. Click here for more information and don’t miss out on this opportunity.

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