Geographical Report of 311 Earthquake in Japan

  • School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Received date: 2011-05-03

  Revised date: 2011-06-02

  Online published: 2011-06-20

Supported by

National Natural Science Foundation of China, No.40971092


This paper uses the latest research results from the Northeast Geographical Society of Japan to report the 311 earthquake in Japan. It introduces the earthquake disaster, disaster area, characteristics of four disaster sub-areas, social and economic impacts of the disaster, and focuses on the dead and missing in an aging and low birth rate society, leading automotive industry, marine featured industry, medical care facilities and centerial city of Sendai.

Cite this article

GU Chaolin . Geographical Report of 311 Earthquake in Japan[J]. Acta Geographica Sinica, 2011 , 66(6) : 853 -861 . DOI: 10.11821/xb201106014


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