Friday, 28 October 2016

Italy Earthquakes

Another series of earthquakes caused a lot of damage in the Macerata region

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Eruption of the Bulusan Volcano

Spectacular eruption of the Bulusan Volcano in the Philippines

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Room for the River in 3 minutes

Room for the River, Corporate Clip. The river will be given more room at more then 30 locations covered by the 'Room for the River' programme. The main objectives of this programme are to complete the flood protection measures by 2015 and to improve the overall environmental quality in the river region.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Floodplain in the Netherlands

Room for the river project Terrific view of the floodplain of the Lower Rhine and the bank that forms its boundary.  

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Permafrost - what is it?

What is permafrost? What happens when permafrost thaws? This animation answers these questions. Scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute conduct annual expeditions to the polar regions in order to understand the diverse processes in the permafrost an to precisely assess the impacts of it´s degradation.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

The rise and fall of Matthew

Monday, 10 October 2016

Japan Mount Aso

Mount Aso, one of the world’s active volcanoes located in southwestern Japan, has erupted on Saturday. Experts said it was its biggest eruption in 36 years. No injuries have been reported, but buildings and cars were covered by ash falls.

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